Articles by: JC Mosquito

Chris Wilson – It’s Flamin’ Groovy! (2014)

Making its U.S. debut in January 2014 is Chris Wilson’s new album called It’s Flamin’ Groovy! And it certainly is

Something Else! Throwdown: Led Zeppelin vs. the Beatles

Something Else! Throwdown: Led Zeppelin vs. the Beatles

When the New Year rolls around, it’s customary for reporters, columnists, reviewers and critics of all sorts to summarize the year that was by coming up with their annual Top Ten lists.

The Velvet Underground – White Light/White Heat: Super Deluxe 45th Anniversary Edition (2013)

The Velvet Underground – White Light/White Heat: Super Deluxe 45th Anniversary Edition (2013)

Those who consider themselves hardcore Velvet Underground fans can probably skip this review — because no matter what’s said, they’ll want this anyway.

Boston – Life, Love and Hope (2013)

Boston – Life, Love and Hope (2013)

The incredible perfectionism that went into Boston’s self-titled debut album back in 1976 amazed the ears of the general rock and pop fan base as well as most music critics everywhere.

AC Angry – Black Denim (2013)

In early November, AC Angry will release their new CD Black Denim on the German label Dust On The Tracks Records. Though this is considered to be their debut album, they actually made two earlier releases

Almost Hits: Harry Chapin, “Taxi” (1972) and “Sequel” (1980)

Almost Hits: Harry Chapin, “Taxi” (1972) and “Sequel” (1980)

Harry Chapin’s relatively short career as a singer/songwriter came to an end when he died in a car accident in 1981. He’s probably remembered by the general public mostly for his No. 1 single “Cat’s in the Cradle”

Shows I’ll Never Forget: Burton Cummings, August 10, 2013

Saskatoon Exhibition Grandstand: No doubt about it — we’re well into the 21st Century now, in our post-9/11 politically, socially and economically uncertain world.

Neil Young, “Old Man” (1972): Almost Hits

Neil Young, “Old Man” (1972): Almost Hits

It seems that no matter where you go, if you have a handful of musicians in the crowd, you can always strike up a conversation about Neil Young. Heck, you don’t even need musicians

Almost Hits: Iron Butterfly, “In-a-Gadda-Da-Vida” (1968)

Almost Hits: Iron Butterfly, “In-a-Gadda-Da-Vida” (1968)

Or “Why Thou Shall Not Tamper with the Vegetation In the Garden of Eden” — A Combination Counterculture Sermon and Horticulture Guide by JC Mosquito …

The Doors’ Ray Manzarek (1939-2013): An Appreciation

The Doors’ Ray Manzarek (1939-2013): An Appreciation

Looking back, it’s been common to equate the Doors with their vocalist and frontman Jim Morrison.

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