Every song from Taj Mahal’s ‘Maestro,’ released on Sept. 30, 2008, was a change up. He’s a Swiss Army knife of the blues.
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Robbie Robertson found another deeply resonant setting for his unique brand of storytelling with ‘Storyville,’ released on Sept. 30, 1991.
‘Back on the Streets,’ released on Sept. 30, 1978, underscores why Phil Lynott asked Gary Moore to join Thin Lizzy.
When John Lennon returned in 1980 with some of the most contented sounds of his career, it gave greater weight to an earlier tune like this.
‘Big Generator’ arrived amid much anticipation on Sept. 17, 1987, some four years after Yes’ reinvention with ‘90125.’ What went wrong?
‘The Incident,’ released this week in 2009, helped establish Porcupine Tree as a melodically inclined, less wank-inclined progressive rock band.
Steve Howe and Chris Squire talked to us about Yes’ ‘Magnification.’ Released on Sept. 11, 2001, it would be their final album with Jon Anderson.
Promoting both ecstasy and heartache, the never-reissued ‘Love Songs’ is perfect for those who prefer the softer touches of the Beatles.
Don Was talks about the mistakes he made while producing Bob Dylan’s ‘Under the Red Sky,’ released on September 10, 1990.
With ‘Baboon Strength,’ released on Sept. 9, 2008, Charlie Hunter didn’t waver so much between an R&B-influenced feel and the abstract.