No wonder they’re called the Miracles. Toting tunes capable of moving mountains, stopping wars, healing the sick, raising the dead and turning water to wine, the Detroit, Michigan group chalked up a couple of dozen Top 40 hit singles
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The Beach Boys have been showered with accolades since belatedly reuniting again with Brian Wilson, the results of which became their first original full-length album in decades.
Due to their hit singles concerning the antics of Snoopy, the wise beagle in the “Peanuts” comic strip, the Royal Guardsmen were branded a novelty act.
So much great music gets banished to the vaults, and that includes Brain Police’s demo album. Recorded in 1968, the disc should have fallen into the mitts of a major label
Occasionally, somebody gets it completely right on the very first try. This focuses on those times. But hold on, Gilligan: With no rules about era or genre, our 13-member list of desert island debut discs runs an amazing gamut
The news that there could be as many as two more albums from Amy Winehouse, a year after her passing, got us to thinking about posthumous releases.
BOOM!: Ringo Starr’s forceful drumbeat provides an abrupt, attention-grabbing introduction for “Any Time at All,” a Hard Day’s Night track that was never released as a single
Travel back with us now to a time when rock stars, given a chance to make one good album, would often double down. Did “more” necessarily equal “better”? Well, no, actually. But that’s an argument for a different day.
Rock and roll history is littered with one hit wonders, and that includes Every Mother’s Son.
Formed in 1966, this Long Island, New York band was born right on the cusp of the burgeoning psychedelic scene, and their razzle dazzle music reflects such an environment.