I’m not sure that this shouldn’t be a WTF Wednesday entry instead of a One Track Mind, but Alestorm has a long and sordid history of strange cover songs.
‘Who can sing any song better than Don Henley?’: Inside the convoluted vocal track for the Eagles’ ‘Victim of Love’
Fans will remember the message etched into the vinyl on Side 2 the original Hotel California: “V.O.L. is five-piece live.” But there was one overdub on “Victim of Love,” eventually: The lead vocal.
Michael Anthony says he was watching a news conference about the reformation of Van Halen like everyone else when he found out that he’d been replaced by Wolfgang Van Halen
Join Boz Scaggs as he discusses a few key cuts on the forthcoming two-disc Essential collection from Columbia Legacy — a 32-song set showcasing his timeless alchemy with soul, blues, rock and R&B.
Desolation Rose might have been described as a classic-era throwback, what with the use of reel-to-reel tape and vintage instruments. But the Flower Kings aren’t exploring prog’s typical dreamscape themes.
In early November, AC Angry will release their new CD Black Denim on the German label Dust On The Tracks Records. Though this is considered to be their debut album, they actually made two earlier releases
<<< BACKWARD (“Green Book”) ||| ONWARD (“Lunch With Gina”) >>> *** STEELY DAN SUNDAY INDEX *** Everything Must Go represents a significant contrast to all the prior Steely Dan albums before it with the possible exception of Countdown To Ecstasy
Robert Plant’s newest post-Led Zeppelin outfit is a canny blending of blues and world music influences, adding spicy new flavors to a post-blues aesthetic that goes back to his earliest successes in music.
Long before he was a member of the Eagles, Timothy B. Schmit was heavily influenced by the Kingston Trio, a folk-based sensation in the late 1950s and early 1960s.
Fleetwood Mac is known as much for their breakups, and their long periods off the road, as they are for megahit albums like 1977’s Rumours. Band co-founder Mike Fleetwood says that’s the key to their longevity.