Aside from being a great song, the story of how the Wicked Fools’ “Beverly” dropped in my lap is simply unbelievable.
When John Lennon returned in 1980 with some of the most contented sounds of his career, it gave greater weight to an earlier tune like this.
Tom Scholz had been mulling over the smash hit “Amanda,” which arrived this month in 1986 as part of Boston’s ‘Third Stage,’ for some six years.
Casual and longtime fans will enjoy revisiting – and reconsidering – the classics found on on ‘Jeff Lynne’s ELO Live in Hyde Park.’
During the late stages of the Beatles’ ‘White Album’ sessions, Paul McCartney made a controversial decision to enter the studio by himself.
Following the lead of bands like Pink Floyd, Yes and the Moody Blues, Jeremy offers a freewheeling collection that transcends his influences.
Ben Folds’ ‘Way to Normal,’ released in September 2008, found him recalling past glories, even as he became ever more potty mouthed.
The bop delight ‘Past Present’ is a new classic to go alongside those vintage John Scofield Quartet classics.
Released this week in 1981, ‘Discipline’ found a retooled King Crimson stirring new wave elements into their essential prog sound.
Maundy Quintet, Fewdle Lords, Cosmic Camel + others, Psychedelic States: Florida in the ’60s Vol. 4 (2015)
‘Psychedelic States: Florida in the ’60s Vol. 4’ focuses on teen garage rock sounds rather than the acid-drenched dementia its title suggests.