Archive for April 19th, 2015

Which Yardbirds guitarist was better? Ritchie Blackmore decides: ‘He doesn’t have many ideas’

Which Yardbirds guitarist was better? Ritchie Blackmore decides: ‘He doesn’t have many ideas’

The Yardbirds once boasted two legends in Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page. Ritchie Blackmore, of Deep Purple and Rainbow, put their talents in perspective.

David Bowie’s Let’s Dance illustrated the durability of Chic’s hitmaking sound

David Bowie’s Let’s Dance illustrated the durability of Chic’s hitmaking sound

Credit David Bowie for understanding how to cast his latest iteration. But also Chic for having the goods to make that nascent vision a reality.

Circus, “Stop Wait and Listen / I Need Your Love” (1972): One Track Mind

Circus, “Stop Wait and Listen / I Need Your Love” (1972): One Track Mind

Had this been Circus’ lone contribution they would still inspire awe – since “Stop Wait and Listen” is truly one of the greatest singles of all time.

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