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The Moody Blues – Timeless Flight (2013)

The Moody Blues – Timeless Flight (2013)

There was always more to the Moody Blues than the thunderous orchestral sweep of “Nights in White Satin,” no matter the glories of that proto-prog triumph. Timeless Flight touches on almost all of them.

Streams: Collective Soul’s Ed Roland and the Sweet Tea Project, “Love Won’t Bring Us Down” (2013)

Ed Roland has left his post with Collective Soul before, working with the supergroup Kings of Chaos. But the Sweet Tea Project is more personal, closer to his roots in the Atlanta, Georgia, area.

Forgotten series: The Factory, Peter and the Wolves, others – Upside Down World of John Pantry (1999)

Forgotten series: The Factory, Peter and the Wolves, others – Upside Down World of John Pantry (1999)

Featuring the multi-talented John Pantry in his various guises as singer, songwriter, musician and recording engineer over a period from 1966-71, Upside Down World of John Pantry is jam-packed

The Cars, Kiss, Dire Straits, The Clash, Tom Petty – The Best of ‘Fridays’ (2013)

The Cars, Kiss, Dire Straits, The Clash, Tom Petty – The Best of ‘Fridays’ (2013)

“Fridays,” for all of its comedic delights as a short-lived answer to SNL, did more than help launch the careers of Larry David and Michael Richards. It also brought some intriguing musical moments to the masses

Rush’s 2002 Vapor Trails reunion project has been long overdue for a remix

The long-awaited remix of Rush’s 2002 return to action Vapor Trails is coming October 1. Rush fans have been waiting for ages for this news

Across the Great Divide: The Band, “We Can Talk” from Music from Big Pink (1968)

A key line from this Richard Manuel song, “one voice for all,” says everything about the way the Band constructed Music from Big Pink, and what made them so utterly unique in their own time.

Forgotten series: The Kingsmen – On Campus (1965)

Springing forth from Portland, Oregon, the Kingsmen dashed to the No. 2 spot on the national charts late in 1963 with a tune that was totally different than anything else going on at the time.

‘We’ll just have to work around that': Jon Davison’s tenure in Yes complicates things for Glass Hammer

‘We’ll just have to work around that': Jon Davison’s tenure in Yes complicates things for Glass Hammer

As Yes enters the final weeks of a U.S. tour featuring a trio of its 1970s recordings, the question of where that leaves frontman Jon Davison’s other group Glass Hammer looms large.

‘I’m happier with the people I’m working with': Jethro Tull’s Martin Barre set to release rare solo effort

‘I’m happier with the people I’m working with': Jethro Tull’s Martin Barre set to release rare solo effort

Jethro Tull’s Martin Barre will release his first album in a decade, and his first since Ian Anderson decided to produce a sequel to the band’s classic Thick as a Brick as a solo project.

John Frusciante – Outsides EP (2013)

John Frusciante – Outsides EP (2013)

A solo effort in the most complete sense of the word — John Frusciante plays all of the instruments, and even designed the cover art for Outsides — this EP also reflects a singular creative genesis.