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John Kelly, actor, musician + activist: Something Else! Interview

John Kelly, actor, musician + activist: Something Else! Interview

A Something Else! interview with John Kelly, the busy actor, musician and UK activist for the disabled.

Sergio Mendes – Magic (2014)

Sergio Mendes – Magic (2014)

‘Magic’ finds Sergio Mendes crossing boundaries once again with an album that will appeal to multiple generations.

The Beatles’ “She Said She Said” vs. Chubby Checker’s “She Said”: Odd Couples

The Beatles’ “She Said She Said” vs. Chubby Checker’s “She Said”: Odd Couples

The latest edition of Odd Couples finds two ’60s icons squaring off. Call this one: That’s What She Said.

Beat Funktion – Mandy’s Secret (2014)

Beat Funktion – Mandy’s Secret (2014)

‘Mandy’s Secret’ is a fine entry point into this fundamentally solid, funky jazz ensemble from Sweden, Beat Funktion.

Devon Allman, “Can’t Lose ‘Em All” (2014): Something Else! exclusive stream

Devon Allman, “Can’t Lose ‘Em All” (2014): Something Else! exclusive stream

Devon Allman puts an Allman Brothers groove on this Lee Roy Parnell tune, while remaining very much his own man.

Danny Seraphine, Bill Champlin open up about the complicated legacy of Chicago 18

Danny Seraphine, Bill Champlin open up about the complicated legacy of Chicago 18

Danny Seraphine and Bill Champlin discuss David Foster’s platinum-selling era with Chicago, and how it ended.

Johnny Marr, “Easy Money” from Playland (2014): One Track Mind

Johnny Marr, “Easy Money” from Playland (2014): One Track Mind

“Easy Money,” from Johnny Marr’s forthcoming solo album ‘Playland,’ is ridiculously listenable.

John Lennon, “Nobody Loves You [When You're Down and Out]” (1974): Deep Cuts

John Lennon, “Nobody Loves You [When You're Down and Out]” (1974): Deep Cuts

We return to a key, lesser-heard moment from John Lennon’s ‘Walls and Bridges,’ released 40 years ago this weekend.

Steely Dan Sunday: The Five Best Steely Dan Guitar Solos

Steely Dan Sunday: The Five Best Steely Dan Guitar Solos

Steely Dan fanatics John Lawler, Preston Frazier and S. Victor Aaron select their fave five guitar solos from the band is synonymous with iconic guitar solos.

One Track Mind: Stevie Nicks, “Twisted” from 24 Karat Gold (2014)

One Track Mind: Stevie Nicks, “Twisted” from 24 Karat Gold (2014)

’24 Karat Gold’ gives Stevie Nicks a chance to finally get it right with “Twisted.”