Archive for August 21st, 2015

Willie Nelson and Wynton Marsalis shared an uncanny chemistry on Two Men With the Blues

Willie Nelson and Wynton Marsalis shared an uncanny chemistry on Two Men With the Blues

I’m not one to snap up everything Willie Nelson or Wynton Marsalis puts out. But ‘Two Men With the Blues,’ released in the summer of 2008, was special.

McFadden’s Parachute – Sugar 3 (2015)

McFadden’s Parachute – Sugar 3 (2015)

McFadden’s Parachute uses a lo-fi approach similar to Robert Pollard of Guided By Voices – only with a terrific 1960s garage-rock feel.

What’s John Oates’ favorite Daryl Hall song?: ‘It’s so interesting musically’

What’s John Oates’ favorite Daryl Hall song?: ‘It’s so interesting musically’

Hall and Oates’ ‘Along the Red Ledge,’ released on August 21, 1978, produced a track by Daryl Hall that John Oates says is his favorite.

Question Mark and the Mysterians – Action (1967): Forgotten Series

Question Mark and the Mysterians – Action (1967): Forgotten Series

Question Mark and the Mysterians were a cool and tight band, and the set of songs found on this underated 1967 sophomore release ‘Action’ only served to validate their merits.

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