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.
On an album dominated by strikingly resonant character studies and plenty of hootenanny fun, “Whispering Pines” thrums with unvarnished, seemingly autobiographical emotion.
‘This sounds terribly extravagant’: Greg Lake on beginnings of Emerson Lake and Palmer’s Brain Salad Surgery
Through Greg Lake has said that 1972’s Trilogy was his favorite Emerson Lake and Palmer album, the project provided a unique obstacle for the group
‘A mark that no one will ever make again’: Fab Faux return with tributes to the Beatles, George Harrison
For members of the Fab Faux, the music of the Beatles still holds a talismanic intrigue. Some 15 years into their career as loving interpreters, the magic remains.
‘You will have landed on Planet Kiss’: Gene Simmons talks new recordings, and a huge anniversary tour
Gene Simmons is already writing new stuff, just a year after 2012’s Monster, Kiss’ 20th studio effort. The band had previously gone three years between albums, dating back to 2009’s Sonic Boom.
When Peter Cetera’s mid-1980s departure threatened to derail Chicago’s commercial breakthrough, they regrouped with outside writers to keep the streak going. But they never quite regained creative momentum.