Archive for January 1st, 2015

Jeff Golub (1955-2015): An Appreciation

Jeff Golub (1955-2015): An Appreciation

Something Else! remembers multi-faceted guitarist Jeff Golub, who succumbed to progressive supranuclear palsy today at just 59 years old.

U2, “New Year’s Day” from War (1983): One Track Mind

U2, “New Year’s Day” from War (1983): One Track Mind

Like some of the best political songs, U2’s “New Year’s Day” started out as a love song.

Robbie Robertson on a thrilling, unrehearsed New Year’s Eve set with Bob Dylan: ‘We were just winging it’

Robbie Robertson on a thrilling, unrehearsed New Year’s Eve set with Bob Dylan: ‘We were just winging it’

Two and a half hours into a Dec. 31, 1971 show, the Band was joined by Bob Dylan — who arrived without a setlist.

Joe Sample + NDR Bigband Orchestra – Children Of The Sun (2015)

Joe Sample + NDR Bigband Orchestra – Children Of The Sun (2015)

Here’s a review of Joe Sample’s last album completed before his September 2014 death, the big band encounter ‘Children of the Sun.’

Dropkick – Good Vibes: The Dropkick Songbook Vol. 1 (2014)

If you missed Dropkick the first time around, here’s your chance to sample the Scottish band’s wares in a single swoop.

The Matthew Yeakley Group, “Happy F*ckin’ New Year” (2014): One Track Mind

Here’s a stream of Matthew Yeakley’s polished funk-jazz number “Happy F*ckin’ New Year.”

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