<<< BACKWARD (“Slang of Ages”) ||| ONWARD (“Pixeleen”) >>> *** STEELY DAN SUNDAY INDEX *** The song “Green Book” finds Steely Dan firing on all cylinders while mining new and familiar elements. Lyrically the song addresses a future, virtual world that is somewhat similarities to the environment created on Fagan’s 1993 Kamakiriad album
‘It was pretty wild; he was a maniac': Steve Perry wasn’t the only reason Journey took off with Infinity
Steve Perry’s arrival with Journey in 1978 has long been credited with sending the group toward platinum-selling superstardom. Turns out Queen had something to do with it, as well.
Chicago was, in its earliest incarnation, known for songs of striking political commentary — before a turn toward romantic balladry into the late 1970s. Some long-waited new music changes that.
Having acquired million-watt success as the singing drummer and one of the principal songwriters of the Eagles, Don Henley opted to take the solo route after the Los Angeles based band called it a day.
‘He’d never seemed that interested': Paul McCartney still marvels at George Harrison’s songwriting growth
For Paul McCartney, the decision to fill most of the Beatles’ albums with songs composed alongside John Lennon — rather than those of George Harrison and Ringo Starr — came down to productivity.
One of John Lennon’s more underrated compositions, “Polythene Pam” fits perfectly with the preceding Abbey Road fragment “Mean Mr. Mustard.”
Due to a big soulful chorus, a funky pop touch and good time vibe, “Dancing In The Moonlight” could understandably be mistaken as a Three Dog Night song.
With time comes nostalgia, for the way we want to remember things — rather, sometimes, than the way they actually were. Such is the case, Ian Gillan argues, with Deep Purple fans and Ritchie Blackmore.
Yes arrived in Argentina with “Owner of a Lonely Heart” in their back pocket as a charttopping smash. Turns out, however, that the date was still a bit too close to the end of the Falklands War.
David Lee Roth approach to lyric writing for Van Halen is that they matter — but they don’t matter. In fact, he’s not even sure you have to know English for them to make sense.