Cover albums are inherently risky, and quite frankly more than a little overdone of late. Leave it to Tangerine Dream to breathe new life into things
Donald Fagen has made countless on-stage appearances over the years, but primarily as part of Steely Dan or else a rock ‘n’ soul revue like last summer’s Dukes of September shows with Michael McDonald and Boz Scaggs.
Billy Sherwood again sounds a futureshock alarm on The Art of Survival, resuming an on-going exploration into the way technology is forever changing our lives.
There must’ve been an avalanche of artists back in 1967 when Apple first opened for business looking for new talent, as shown during this second edition of rare acetates from RPM.
2 Taks Back, an Indianapolis, Indiana-based foursome, offers no-frills rock on their new project Coming Home Again, music that’s unadorned in the very best old-school way.
Bruce Springsteen’s newly unveiled song isn’t going to unseat “This Land Is Your Land,” much less “Youngstown.” But, during a jokey performance at a Ohio rally for President Obama, it’s clear that wasn’t the point anyway.
Glenn Hughes, the 61-year-old frontman for Black Country Communion, has all but confirmed the the all-star rock amalgam’s breakup — while giving a clearer idea yet about what’s tearing the group asunder.
The stereotype stands to this day: John Lennon wrote the rockers, Paul McCartney the love songs. But the Abbey Road track “Oh! Darling” challenged this notion by having McCartney write and sing the blues.
Jim Stafford’s debut album sported four Top 40 hits both in 1973 and ’74. Unfortunately or fortunately, depending on how you now look at the man and his music, he became more known for his novelty, somewhat goofy tunes
It is fair to say that the most difficult comparison Bob Dylan ever faces is with his former selves. Still, over the years, there have been some selves that were undoubtedly worse than others.