Articles by: Beverly Paterson

Jeremy – Christmas In My Heart (2015)

Jeremy – Christmas In My Heart (2015)

A balance of catchy pop, hard-hitting rock and angelic calm, Jeremy’s ‘Christmas In My Heart’ is perfect for anyone who’s tired of the same old songs.

The Modulators – Try Try Try (2015)

The Modulators – Try Try Try (2015)

After 30 years away, the Modulators return with an album lathered with sweet melodies, head-nodding breaks, and bright and breezy harmonies.

The Blues Magoos, “Jingle Bells!” (1967): One Track Mind

The Blues Magoos, “Jingle Bells!” (1967): One Track Mind

Grab a glass of eggnog, switch on the lava lamp and tune in and turn on to the Blues Magoos and their happening holiday greetings.

The Kinks – The Kinks Kronikles (1972): On Second Thought

The Kinks – The Kinks Kronikles (1972): On Second Thought

The Kinks have always pretty much operated in their own sphere, and ‘The Kinks Kronikles’ covers enough ground to emphasize the band’s uniqueness.

The JAC Christmas Crew, “Holiday On Mars” (2015): Something Else! sneak peek

The JAC Christmas Crew, “Holiday On Mars” (2015): Something Else! sneak peek

Seething with energy and sass, the JAC Christmas Crew not only know how to write a good and witty song, but they also know how to arrange and deliver such wares in a cool and courageous manner.

Chad Bradford, “At Christmas Time” (2015): One Track Mind

Chad Bradford, “At Christmas Time” (2015): One Track Mind

Even if you don’t celebrate Christmas, you’re still sure to appreciate both the message and melody of Bradford’s song that illuminates with classic purity.

The Shadows of Knight “Someone Like Me” (1967): One Track Mind

The Shadows of Knight “Someone Like Me” (1967): One Track Mind

Tautly performed and as contagious as the chicken pox, the Shadows of Knight’s “Someone Like Me” deserved a far better showing.

The folkiest moment on Queen’s Night at the Opera was still a trip

The folkiest moment on Queen’s Night at the Opera was still a trip

Released this month in 1975, Queen’s ‘A Night at the Opera’ boasted a stunning musical promiscuity. They even found a way to take folk rock to outer space.

Rockin’ Horse, “The Biggest Gossip in Town” (1971): One Track Mind

Rockin’ Horse, “The Biggest Gossip in Town” (1971): One Track Mind

Pure of heart and hopelessly hummable, Rockin’ Horse’s “The Biggest Gossip In Town” is pop rock perfection.

Bulldog – Bulldog (1972): Forgotten Series

Bulldog – Bulldog (1972): Forgotten Series

Not long after the Rascals split, ex-members Gene Cornish and Dino Danelli formed Bulldog – a short-lived, always-fun, seemingly always-on-the-run soul revue.

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