Curl up in your favorite seating accessory with ‘It’s Psychedelic Baby, Issue No. 2’ for pieces on Merrell Fankhauser, Vanity Fare and other great psychedelic folk rock bands.
The first time I heard the B-52’s, I laughed. The first time I heard the Rolling Stones’ “Emotional Rescue,” I laughed – but not for the same reasons.
Rather than repeating the Eagles country-rock sound, Glenn Frey’s solo career reverted to his Detroit roots, blending rock, pop and soul.
John Lennon always preferred music raw and natural, and ‘Menlove Ave’ captured him 30 years ago in a thoroughly human moment.
Of David Paich’s four songs on Toto’s ‘Turn Back,’ the Steve Lukather-sung “I Think I Could Stand You Forever” is the most varied. But does it work?
Earlier today the Eagles co-founder, singer and guitarist Glenn Frey became the latest entrant to a quickly overcrowding Rock ‘n’ Roll heaven, succumbing to a variety of maladies. He was sixty-seven years old.
Nick DeRiso also recognizes Steve Hackett, Bob Dylan, Neal Schon, Ringo Starr and others in this Best of 2015 list focusing on pop and rock.
Not as perfect as ‘In Rock’ and not as successful as ‘Machine Head,’ Deep Purple’s ‘Who Do We Think We Are?’ is often forgotten – but it shouldn’t be.
Find out why George Harrison had to be convinced to sing “The Inner Light,” an unlikely b-side to the Beatles’ more commercial “Lady Madonna.”
The late David Bowie always seemed young and fresh, in large part due to his uncanny way of reinventing himself regularly.