Archive for January 15th, 2015

Harry Nilsson played a key role on Ringo Starr’s Liverpool 8, 14 years after his death

Harry Nilsson played a key role on Ringo Starr’s Liverpool 8, 14 years after his death

Harry Nilsson, who died on Jan. 15, 1994, inspired Ringo Starr to one of his best solo moments almost exactly 14 years later.

Nick Hempton, “Target Practice [Catch and Release #5]” (2015): One Track Mind

Here’s Nick Hempton’s fifth song is his ‘Catch and Release’ series, “Target Practice,” featuring Hempton on tenor fronting a classic, jazz quartet.

Robbie Robertson, “It Is a Good Day to Die” from Music for ‘The Native Americans’ (1994): Across the Great Divide

Robbie Robertson, “It Is a Good Day to Die” from Music for ‘The Native Americans’ (1994): Across the Great Divide

Crazy Horse, as Robbie Robertson’s “It Is a Good Day to Die” makes clear, wasn’t being boastful. This wasn’t a warrior’s cry.

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