Archive for January 12th, 2015

Ringo Starr’s Y Not was elevated by a dark Paul McCartney duet: ‘That’s why he’s a genius’

Ringo Starr’s Y Not was elevated by a dark Paul McCartney duet: ‘That’s why he’s a genius’

Released five years ago today, Ringo Starr’s ‘Y Not’ featured the usual group of friendly co-stars. A partial Beatles reunion stole the show.

Casey Golden Trio – Outliers (2015)

Casey Golden Trio’s ‘Outliers,’ uncommonly sophisticated from relative newcomers out of Australia, subverts jazz from within.

Mickey Newbury, “The Long Road Home” (2002): One Track Mind

Mickey Newbury, “The Long Road Home” (2002): One Track Mind

An ailing Mickey Newbury saved one of his best songs for the final album released during his lifetime.

One song launched Badfinger, and its unlikely reunion: ‘We were sort of talked into it’

One song launched Badfinger, and its unlikely reunion: ‘We were sort of talked into it’

Released on January 12, 1970, “Come and Get It” became Badfinger’s first Top 10 U.S. hit. By the end of the decade, it had brought them together again.