Articles by: Beverly Paterson

The Everly Brothers – Two Yanks in England (1966): Forgotten Series

The Everly Brothers – Two Yanks in England (1966): Forgotten Series

‘Two Yanks in England’ finds the Hollies working with the Everly Brothers, one of their key influences. Two future Led Zeppelin members, were there, too.

The Undertones – True Confessions: Singles = A’s + B’s (1999): Forgotten Series

The Undertones – True Confessions: Singles = A’s + B’s (1999): Forgotten Series

The Undertones produced outstanding songs, but they unfortunately never netted enough sales to acquire widespread notice, remaining a cult favorite.

Drywater – Backbone of the Nation (2017)

Drywater – Backbone of the Nation (2017)

Sounding like nothing on the airwaves, or even in underground music circles, Drywater was either several years behind or a few years ahead of its time.

The Stalk-Forrest Group, “What Is Quicksand?” (1970): One Track Mind

The Stalk-Forrest Group, “What Is Quicksand?” (1970): One Track Mind

A neat piece of history, the first single from the Stalk-Forrest Group offers insights into the early days of Blue Oyster Cult.

Chicago, “Wake Up Sunshine” from Chicago II (1970): One Track Mind

Chicago, “Wake Up Sunshine” from Chicago II (1970): One Track Mind

Chicago’s “Wake Up Sunshine” possesses a sound and subject matter as bright and shiny as its title implies.

Third Of Never – Austerity (2017)

Third Of Never – Austerity (2017)

Loud, brash and bristling with attitude, Third of Never’s ‘Austerity’ swings, shakes and shudders in perpetual motion.

Damfino – One False Move And I’m Yours (2017)

Damfino – One False Move And I’m Yours (2017)

It’s obvious Damfino had a ton of fun in the studio, and their enthusiasm spills right out of the speakers.

The McCoys – Infinite McCoys (1968): On Second Thought

The McCoys – Infinite McCoys (1968): On Second Thought

With 1968’s ‘Infinite McCoys,’ the McCoys showed they were dead serious about burying their image as a radio-ready pop act.

Elton John – Greatest Hits 1976-1986 (1992): On Second Thought

Elton John – Greatest Hits 1976-1986 (1992): On Second Thought

Although Elton John was not quite as dominate a force as before, he still parented plenty of worthy moments during this second hit-making era.

Here’s Chippy – Things We Left Behind (2018): Something Else! Sneak Peek

Here’s Chippy – Things We Left Behind (2018): Something Else! Sneak Peek

Hooky hard-rocking tunes, loaded with nifty noodlings, humming with momentum and good timing is where Chip Muellemann’s heart and soul resides.

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