Movies

One Track Mind: Dennis DeYoung, “Lorelei” from Music of Styx: Live in Los Angeles (2014)

One Track Mind: Dennis DeYoung, “Lorelei” from Music of Styx: Live in Los Angeles (2014)

Unbent by the years, DeYoung reclaims one of his best early Styx songs.

‘We couldn’t make fun of our music': The Blues Brothers overcame big questions with Briefcase Full of Blues

‘We couldn’t make fun of our music': The Blues Brothers overcame big questions with Briefcase Full of Blues

That tough backing group showed how seriously they took things.

Queen – Live at the Rainbow ’74 (2014)

Queen – Live at the Rainbow ’74 (2014)

Edgy and raw, as bracing as any live Queen performance ever released.

Something Else! sneak peek: Mavis Staples + North Mississippi All-Stars, “I’ve Been Buked” (2014)

Something Else! sneak peek: Mavis Staples + North Mississippi All-Stars, “I’ve Been Buked” (2014)

“Mercy!” Staples crows. “Oooh boy, you’re banging on that guit-fiddle!”

Deep Beatles: “You Can’t Do That” from A Hard Day’s Night (1964)

Deep Beatles: “You Can’t Do That” from A Hard Day’s Night (1964)

It should’ve been in the film; it should’ve been a lead single. What happened?

Randy Bachman – Vinyl Tap Tour: Every Song Tells a Story (2014)

Randy Bachman – Vinyl Tap Tour: Every Song Tells a Story (2014)

This conversational concert recording makes the case for an often-ignored legacy.

Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson – Thick as a Brick: Live in Iceland (2014)

Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson – Thick as a Brick: Live in Iceland (2014)

Whatever the cover says, the star here will always be Gerald Bostock.

‘I said – No, you won’t!': Steve Cropper almost lost the Blues Brothers gig to Robben Ford

‘I said – No, you won’t!': Steve Cropper almost lost the Blues Brothers gig to Robben Ford

Could there have been a different guitarist in that legendary band?

Donna Loren – These Are the Good Times: The Complete Capitol Recordings (2014)

Donna Loren – These Are the Good Times: The Complete Capitol Recordings (2014)

A versatile and engaging singer, Loren is joined by the era’s most memorable songwriters and sidemen.

One Track Mind: Elton John, “Mona Lisas and Mad Hatters” from Million Dollar Piano (2014)

One Track Mind: Elton John, “Mona Lisas and Mad Hatters” from Million Dollar Piano (2014)

This arrives looking like every bad thing that sends you back to the old records.