‘True Blue’ pushes outward, but it doesn’t forget the core within.
They sound utterly reinvigorated on this stomping new live release.
‘Didn’t really approve of him carrying on’: Top Topham’s unlikely Yardbirds return was decades in the making
Back in their earliest days, guitarist Top Topham was torn between two worlds.
Bonamassa advances his new album with a pretty nice display of his soulful side.
Like Piazza himself, this restless delight never stays in one place for long.
Traveling far afield of Green’s regular gig with Alan Parsons, this album is about visceral emotions.
Not that it’s easy to draw an answer out of the famously even-handed Stax legend.
They plunge a ladle deep into the Deep South’s bubbling gumbo pot of musical influences.
Nick DeRiso’s Mid-Year Best of 2014 (R&B, Jazz and Blues): Paul Rodgers, Rebirth, Walter Trout, Brad Mehldau, Wilko Johnson + Roger Daltrey
Little other than a sense of soul holds this list together. That’s more than enough.
Nick DeRiso’s Mid-Year Best of 2014 (Reissues and Live): Toto, the Who, Roy Orbison, Stick Men, Jon Anderson, Mike Bloomfield
These 10 reissues and live sets provided us with important new perspectives.