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Alan Simon, “You Are the Sunshine” from Excalibur IV (2017): One Track Mind

Alan Simon, “You Are the Sunshine” from Excalibur IV (2017): One Track Mind

This has been a great year for progressive rock releases, but overlooking Alan Simon’s ‘Excalibur IV: The Dark Age of the Dragon’ verges on criminal.

David Crosby, “Amelia” from Sky Trails (2017): One Track Mind

David Crosby, “Amelia” from Sky Trails (2017): One Track Mind

David Crosby seems almost naked without his guitar, yet still shines brightly on yet another stellar Joni Mitchell cover song.

Chicago, “Questions 67 & 68” from Chicago Transit Authority (1971): One Track Mind

Chicago, “Questions 67 & 68” from Chicago Transit Authority (1971): One Track Mind

Mixing elegance with volume and power, “Questions 67 & 68” shines a light on vintage Chicago in the best possible way.

China Crisis, “You Did Cut Me [Live]: from Flaunt the Imperfection (2017, reissue): One Track Mind

China Crisis, “You Did Cut Me [Live]: from Flaunt the Imperfection (2017, reissue): One Track Mind

Part of the joy attached to the new reissue of China Crisis’ 1985 album ‘Flaunt the Imperfection’ is the inclusion of so much bonus material.

Toto, “Alone” from 40 Trips Around the Sun (2018): One Track Mind

Toto, “Alone” from 40 Trips Around the Sun (2018): One Track Mind

The initial single from Toto’s upcoming retrospective set ’40 Trips Around the Sun’ has a hint of familiarity, and that’s not too surprising.

The Stalk-Forrest Group, “What Is Quicksand?” (1970): One Track Mind

The Stalk-Forrest Group, “What Is Quicksand?” (1970): One Track Mind

A neat piece of history, the first single from the Stalk-Forrest Group offers insights into the early days of Blue Oyster Cult.

Tim Kuhl, “The Neon Design” from Sky Valley (2018): One Track Mind

Tim Kuhl, “The Neon Design” from Sky Valley (2018): One Track Mind

Tim Kuhl’s new single “The Neon Design” begins tamely and ends a little ferociously.

Chicago, “Wake Up Sunshine” from Chicago II (1970): One Track Mind

Chicago, “Wake Up Sunshine” from Chicago II (1970): One Track Mind

Chicago’s “Wake Up Sunshine” possesses a sound and subject matter as bright and shiny as its title implies.

China Crisis, “Tragedy & Mystery” from Working With Fire and Steel (2017 reissue): One Track Mind

China Crisis, “Tragedy & Mystery” from Working With Fire and Steel (2017 reissue): One Track Mind

China Crisis’ ‘Working with Fire and Steel’ has been expanded with two bonus discs that are equally as enchanting as the original release.

Noah Jack, “Neighborhood” (2017): One Track Mind

Noah Jack, “Neighborhood” (2017): One Track Mind

The things that an autistic person like Noah Jack can achieve can astound you. Listening to “Neighborhood” is all the proof you need of that.

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