Archive for October, 2015

Gone With the Wind: The Remarkable Rise and Tragic Fall of Lynyrd Skynyrd (2015)

Gone With the Wind: The Remarkable Rise and Tragic Fall of Lynyrd Skynyrd (2015)

Comprehensive and unflinching, ‘Gone With the Wind’ traces Lynyrd Skynyrd’s rise to success, their tragic end, and their controversial reunion.

Paul McCartney, “Hey Hey” from Pipes of Peace (1983): One Track Mind

Paul McCartney, “Hey Hey” from Pipes of Peace (1983): One Track Mind

Stanley Clarke made a key assist on Paul McCartney’s ‘Pipes of Peace,’ released Oct. 31, 1983. He tells us why those sessions were among his favorites.

White Out with Nels Cline – Accidental Sky (2015)

White Out with Nels Cline – Accidental Sky (2015)

A masterful meeting of free, kindred souls, White Out + Nels Cline’s ‘Accidental Sky’ was created spontaneously to capture moments impossible to contemplate.

Bob Dylan, “Pay in Blood” from Tempest (2012): One Track Mind

Bob Dylan, “Pay in Blood” from Tempest (2012): One Track Mind

As an angry young man, Bob Dylan had very few rivals. “Pay in Blood” shows that he is still in a league of his own as an angry old man, too.

The Beatles, “You Won’t See Me” from Rubber Soul (1965): Deep Beatles

The Beatles, “You Won’t See Me” from Rubber Soul (1965): Deep Beatles

Paul McCartney’s “You Won’t See Me” points to a larger theme on the Beatles’ 1965 album ‘Rubber Soul’: the anguish and complexity of love.

Following no trends, the Eagles’ Long Road Out of Eden was an impressive comeback

Following no trends, the Eagles’ Long Road Out of Eden was an impressive comeback

The Eagles’ ‘Long Road Out of Eden’ arrived on Oct. 30, 2007 sounding like nothing else out there. It was unabashedly an Eagles record.

Buffalo Springfield, “Mr. Soul” from Buffalo Springfield Again (1967): One Track Mind

Buffalo Springfield, “Mr. Soul” from Buffalo Springfield Again (1967): One Track Mind

Buffalo Springfield’s “Mr. Soul,” released Oct. 30, 1967 on ‘Again,’ hints at the complex, sometimes confusing solo career to come for Neil Young.

Mike Zito & The Wheel, “Keep Coming Back” (2015): Something Else! exclusive stream

Mike Zito & The Wheel, “Keep Coming Back” (2015): Something Else! exclusive stream

Here’s the premiere of the title track from Mike Zito and the Wheel’s new deeply soulful blues-rock album “Keep Coming Back.”

Screaming Trees – Last Words: The Final Recordings (2011): Forgotten Series

Screaming Trees – Last Words: The Final Recordings (2011): Forgotten Series

In 1999, Screaming Trees was trying to press on after the buzz surrounding grunge had faded. ‘Last Words’ showed they still had something to say.

Billy Sherwood + Tony Kaye and Chris Squire, “The Citizen” (2015): One Track Mind

Billy Sherwood + Tony Kaye and Chris Squire, “The Citizen” (2015): One Track Mind

The late Yes legend Chris Squire plays a critical role in Billy Sherwood’s just-released new song “The Citizen.”

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