Watch out for Bjørn Solli’s ‘Aglow: The Lyngør Project Volume 1’ (out May 4, 2015), conceived on a small island in South Norway and birthed with a crackerjack band in NYC.
Archive for March 16th, 2015
Dion will always be remembered for his pre-British Invasion songs, but there was far more to him than “Runaround Sue” and “The Wanderer.”
Released on March 16, 1971, the instantly familiar ‘Mud Slide Slim and the Blue Horizon’ meant James Taylor wouldn’t go down as a one-shot wonder.
Ben Craven would describe himself as a cinematic progressive-rock singer songwriter. But “Revenge Of Dr. Komodo” doesn’t quite fit that description.
Released this week in 1982, ‘Asia’ heralded a sure-fire supergroup. By 1983, they’d split. John Wetton and Geoff Downes tell us what went wrong.
There’s a blessedly long list of food-based blues. Add Dallas-based Smokin’ Joe Kubek and Bnois King’s “Cornbread” to that lip-smacking list.