After a late-career surge, more than a few bands would be temped to coast on their good fortune. Not Deep Purple.
Robert Lamm’s “Saturday in the Park” became a signature hit. It also marked a huge turning point for Chicago.
It seems the magical, minimum number needed to qualify as a rock ‘n’ roll band is three. So, let’s pit some famous rock trios against each other.
Mike Tiano explores the often-overlooked role that future Led Zeppelin star Jimmy Page played in the Beatles’ 1964 film ‘A Hard Day’s Night.’
“Dialogue (Part I)” and “(Part II)” further cemented my view that Robert Lamm was – and is – Chicago’s greatest writer.
‘Get Dreamy’ is a little more than a curiosity for the Terje Rypdal freaks, fans of original psych-rock who hadn’t already discovered this obscure relic of its time will find much to trip over.
If you have written off Yes’ ‘Tormato’ by now, go back and listen to “Onward,” a moment of tranquillity and beauty in the midst of our hectic lives.
This new box set underscores the fact that Chris Wood could’ve done anything he wanted after Traffic split up in 1974.
Listening to Steven Wilson’s new remix of the historically muddy ‘Chicago II’ is like hearing it for the first time all over again.
Vast amounts of delay, flanging and compression marred the original Grand Funk vinyl edition. A new remaster aims to remediate things.