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One Track Mind: Jon Kanis, “Make A Wish” from Fundamentalism Is The Only Way (2014)

One Track Mind: Jon Kanis, “Make A Wish” from Fundamentalism Is The Only Way (2014)

Frugally arranged, yet intense, “Make A Wish” is a real keeper.

‘I was dancing at the edge of danger': An historical figure sparked one of Stevie Nicks’ best new songs

‘I was dancing at the edge of danger': An historical figure sparked one of Stevie Nicks’ best new songs

Not long after writing this, Nicks finally checked herself into the Betty Ford Clinic.

‘It’s a common urban myth': Micky Dolenz says the Monkees were never meant to be the American Beatles

‘It’s a common urban myth': Micky Dolenz says the Monkees were never meant to be the American Beatles

“If you go to Wikipedia,” he quips, “that’s the kind of thing you’re going to hear.”

‘A classic album that is really timeless': John Oates picks his favorite Hall and Oates moment

‘A classic album that is really timeless': John Oates picks his favorite Hall and Oates moment

“I like some of the more obscure records,” John Oates admits.

Peter White – Smile (2014)

Peter White – Smile (2014)

Spirited and sophisticated, White builds on an impressive legacy with Al Stewart.

Deep Beatles: “Things We Said Today” from A Hard Day’s Night (1964)

Deep Beatles: “Things We Said Today” from A Hard Day’s Night (1964)

We hear hints of their impending musical evolution into Beatles 2.0.

Gimme Five: Forgotten George Harrison gems from The Apple Years

Gimme Five: Forgotten George Harrison gems from The Apple Years

There’s plenty to be found beyond the hits on this forthcoming box set.

One Track Mind: Paul McCartney, “Hope” from Destiny (2014)

One Track Mind: Paul McCartney, “Hope” from Destiny (2014)

Another shamelessly corny moment – but this time oddly placed.

One Track Mind: The Cure, “Hello Goodbye” from The Art of McCartney (2014)

One Track Mind: The Cure, “Hello Goodbye” from The Art of McCartney (2014)

This multi-artist tribute promises some very intriguing intersections.

U2 – Songs of Innocence (2014)

U2 – Songs of Innocence (2014)

A rare look back that’s undamaged by nostalgia or petulance.