How much of Brian Wilson’s third-act resurgence is studio magic? We search for clues in a live take on a song from his upcoming solo album.
Archive for March 17th, 2015
Released on March 17, 1977, Emerson Lake and Palmer’s ‘Works Vol. 1’ arrived more than three years after ‘Brain Salad Surgery.’ Much had changed.
“Yesterday and Today,” from Yes’ 1969 debut album, finds the world’s greatest progressive rock band sounding anything but progressive.
I was expecting funk. What I was not expecting was the improvisation that Wild Card introduces into every number on ‘Organic Root.’
When Mickey Newbury covered a song, he did it with such intensity that it’s hard to imagine it done any other way. Here’s another example.