Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams’ “Surrender to Love” shares a feel with Levon Helm’s Midnight Rambles, but the passionate intimacy is theirs alone.
Ex-Paul McCartney and Wings guitarist Laurence Juber returns with a more free-form approach, giving this album a loose, endlessly curious feel.
‘Some Change,’ released on April 5, 1994, reestablished everything that made Boz Scaggs the master of both lover-man ballads and roots rock.
“Hell to Pay” doesn’t represent the rootsy Bonnie Raitt pushing Boz Scaggs into a new direction, so much as reminding him from whence he came.
This is a setting, like the measured context of the Band’s early work, that perfectly suits – even as it amplifies – Levon Helm’s voice.
“Might As Well Smile” explores a new kind of song for Beth Hart, part of a new kind of album – one framed by hope, rather than pain.
If you’re expecting another rootsy upbeat rocker from the BoDeans, the frankly scarifying blues of “Slave” likely comes as something of a shock.
Slash added one of his “better one-off solos” to a Bob Dylan song, but it was never released. Find out why the Guns N’ Roses legend is OK with that.
The Band appeared to be turning toward a kind of modernity that might clear the way for new explorations. But night was, indeed, falling.
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.