“Going Going Gone” makes a definitive case for Bob Dylan’s 1974 reunion with the Band, so perfect is their musical reaction to his frayed lyric.
Richard Thompson is a traveler, always has been, and “Beatnik Walking” — both in its lyric, and in its creation story — speaks to that.
Mark Saleski returns to a handful of resonant moments from Bruce Springsteen’s ‘Devils and Dust,’ released on April 26, 2005.
We’re on the trail of the seemingly untraceable John Manning, a talented singer-songwriter who released a lone album, then disappeared.
On an album that justly earned accolades for touching upon every element of Garth Hudson’s roving genius, this grace-note finale often gets overlooked.
The Rolling Stones’ ‘Sticky Fingers,’ released on April 23, 1971, might just be better – shhhhh! – than the far-more-heralded album that followed it.
Though David Crosby has lamented the fact that Roger McGuinn seems uninterested in a long-hoped-for Byrds reunion, the two remain friends.
The Word [Robert Randolph, John Medeski + North Mississippi All-Stars], “When I See the Blood” from Soul Food (2015)
Robert Randolph helps set a new standard for improv gospel-jazz country blues supergroups. Because, yeah, they’re the only one.
Crunchy where they might have been folky before, the Indigo Girls’ punchy “Happy in the Sorrow Key” simply pulls no punches.
Rick Danko was the first to start a solo career, but this involving duet with his former Band mate Levon Helm shows a sense of community remained.