Rock Music

Rick Danko + the All-Starr Band, “Raining in My Heart” (1990): Across the Great Divide

Rick Danko + the All-Starr Band, “Raining in My Heart” (1990): Across the Great Divide

Seemingly an offbeat choice for an All-Starr Band tour, “Raining in My Heart” had already become a signature part of Rick Danko’s solo shows.

Randy Bachman, “The Edge” from Heavy Blues (2015): One Track Mind

Randy Bachman, “The Edge” from Heavy Blues (2015): One Track Mind

Interesting to hear Randy Bachman channeling not the Guess Who — with whom he worked before co-founding BTO — but instead the actual Who.

David Crosby is reaching out to Neil Young, via Twitter: ‘He’s pretty mad at me’

David Crosby is reaching out to Neil Young, via Twitter: ‘He’s pretty mad at me’

Over a period of days this month, David Crosby has been discussing his fractured relationship with Neil Young, offering intriguing insights.

Alan Parsons Project’s ‘I Wouldn’t Want to Be Like You,’ ‘Lucifer,’ others: Gimme Five

Alan Parsons Project’s ‘I Wouldn’t Want to Be Like You,’ ‘Lucifer,’ others: Gimme Five

On the anniversary of late member Eric Woolfson’s birth, we return to a radio favorite and then go deeper into the legacy of the Alan Parsons Project.

Partial Santana reunion gets under way early: ‘We’re off to a good start’

Partial Santana reunion gets under way early: ‘We’re off to a good start’

After working on nine or so reunion songs, Santana is set to perform a series of dates with former bandmates Gregg Rolie and Neal Schon.

The Stone Foxes, “Cold Like a Killer” from Twelve Spells (2015): One Track Mind

The Stone Foxes, “Cold Like a Killer” from Twelve Spells (2015): One Track Mind

Somewhere today, a SXSW hipster is going to proclaim the Stone Foxes — this band, right here — the best damn thing happening in Austin right now.

With Works, Emerson Lake and Palmer began to fall apart: ‘It just proved to be so unwieldy’

With Works, Emerson Lake and Palmer began to fall apart: ‘It just proved to be so unwieldy’

Released on March 17, 1977, Emerson Lake and Palmer’s ‘Works Vol. 1′ arrived more than three years after ‘Brain Salad Surgery.’ Much had changed.

Yes, “Yesterday and Today” from Yes (1969): YESterdays

Yes, “Yesterday and Today” from Yes (1969): YESterdays

“Yesterday and Today,” from Yes’ 1969 debut album, finds the world’s greatest progressive rock band sounding anything but progressive.

Ben Craven, “Revenge of Dr. Komodo” from Last Chance to Hear (2015): One Track Mind

Ben Craven, “Revenge of Dr. Komodo” from Last Chance to Hear (2015): One Track Mind

Ben Craven would describe himself as a cinematic progressive-rock singer songwriter. But “Revenge Of Dr. Komodo” doesn’t quite fit that description.

John Wetton, Geoff Downes say success nearly killed Asia: ‘The pressure got to some of us’

John Wetton, Geoff Downes say success nearly killed Asia: ‘The pressure got to some of us’

Released this week in 1982, ‘Asia’ heralded a sure-fire supergroup. By 1983, they’d split. John Wetton and Geoff Downes tell us what went wrong.