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Toto, “Bend” from Toto XIV  (2015): Something Else! sneak peek

Toto, “Bend” from Toto XIV (2015): Something Else! sneak peek

Steve Porcaro’s official return to Toto hasn’t gotten the attention it deserves. An import bonus track from the upcoming ‘Toto XIV’ fixes that.

The Band, “She Knows” from High on the Hog (1996): Across the Great Divide

The Band, “She Knows” from High on the Hog (1996): Across the Great Divide

Richard Manuel shows one final time why Rick Danko and Levon Helm always saw him as the Band’s true frontman.

George Harrison remembered by Alan White, Joey Molland, Robben Ford + others

George Harrison remembered by Alan White, Joey Molland, Robben Ford + others

We’re celebrating the late George Harrison’s birthday by revisiting some signature moments with collaborators from his post-Beatles years.

For John Oates, picking a favorite Hall and Oates song isn’t easy: ‘There’s so many — thank God’

For John Oates, picking a favorite Hall and Oates song isn’t easy: ‘There’s so many — thank God’

John Oates struggles to select a single Hall and Oates moment, finally settling on three from a career marked as much by diversity as longevity.

Toto, “I’ll Supply The Love” from Toto (1978): Toto Tuesdays

Toto, “I’ll Supply The Love” from Toto (1978): Toto Tuesdays

The opening cut on Toto’s 1978 self-titled debut set the stage musically. All that remained was to bring Bobby Kimball on for his first vocal turn.

The Monkees were more struggling Marx Brothers than Beatles: ‘A very different kettle of fish’

The Monkees were more struggling Marx Brothers than Beatles: ‘A very different kettle of fish’

Decades later, the Monkees’ Micky Dolenz says “I’m always amazed that people, even real fans of the show, missed that dynamic.”

Death Cab for Cutie, “No Room in Frame” from Kintsugi (2015): One Track Mind

Death Cab for Cutie, “No Room in Frame” from Kintsugi (2015): One Track Mind

Death Cab for Cutie show here that they know where they’ve been, but also a determination to carry that experience into vibrant new places.

Doppelganger songs by the Hollies, America, Ian Thomas, others: Gimme Five

Doppelganger songs by the Hollies, America, Ian Thomas, others: Gimme Five

Call this the Sincerest Form of Flattery Part 2, as we explore those times when artists copied a style so convincingly that it took on its own substance.

Joe Mandica, “Like You Do” from The Initiative (2015): One Track Mind

Joe Mandica, “Like You Do” from The Initiative (2015): One Track Mind

Watching “Like You Do” makes you want to boogie to the catchy beat — and hear more from Joe Mandica and his extremely gifted colleagues.

The Orange Peels – Begin the Begone (2015): Something Else! sneak peek

The Orange Peels – Begin the Begone (2015): Something Else! sneak peek

Constantly resonating with each other, the Orange Peels have definitely surpassed themselves on this remarkable album.