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Joe Bonamassa – Different Shades of Blue (2014)

Joe Bonamassa – Different Shades of Blue (2014)

Joe Bonamassa’s new batch of songs points up the fact that the blues does come in so many different shades. And all of it is good.

One Track Mind: David Lee Roth, “Tobacco Road” from Eat ‘Em and Smile (1986)

One Track Mind: David Lee Roth, “Tobacco Road” from Eat ‘Em and Smile (1986)

It’s corny and completely over the top, but that’s what I want from Dave.

Willow Willow – Listening To Music (2014)

Willow Willow – Listening To Music (2014)

This makes you remember why you enjoy music in the first place.

Thank You Scientist – Maps of Non-Existent Places (2012; 2014 reissue)

Thank You Scientist – Maps of Non-Existent Places (2012; 2014 reissue)

Thank You Scientist more than deserves a second audition; don’t miss out this time.

One Track Mind: Dennis DeYoung, “Lorelei” from Music of Styx: Live in Los Angeles (2014)

One Track Mind: Dennis DeYoung, “Lorelei” from Music of Styx: Live in Los Angeles (2014)

Unbent by the years, DeYoung reclaims one of his best early Styx songs.

‘It had such a great groove to it': Paul Rodgers makes the case for Queen’s The Cosmos Rocks

‘It had such a great groove to it': Paul Rodgers makes the case for Queen’s The Cosmos Rocks

He says he added a new wrinkle to their legacy, and “not everybody can do that.”

It’s time for prog fans to forgive Rolling Stone magazine

It’s time for prog fans to forgive Rolling Stone magazine

Mike Tiano explores an enduring rift that should have been over long ago.

John Dieterich, Ben Goldberg, Scott Amendola – Short-Sighted Dream Colossus (2014)

John Dieterich, Ben Goldberg, Scott Amendola – Short-Sighted Dream Colossus (2014)

They find plenty of common ground in this improvisational, experimental space.

‘Jesus, did I do that?': John Lennon heralds Beatles’ demise with Live Peace in Toronto

‘Jesus, did I do that?': John Lennon heralds Beatles’ demise with Live Peace in Toronto

The gold-selling album also marked the debut of a future prog legend.

Steely Dan Sunday: The Five Best Steely Dan Covers, Part 2

Steely Dan Sunday: The Five Best Steely Dan Covers, Part 2

These selections just might surprise you, and in a good way, too.