With Lennon and Harrison’s untimely passings, this is as close as we’ll ever get again.
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At this point, they weren’t quite brilliant yet. But Steely Dan was on its way there.
A force in its day, the music of this seminal funk-jazz-rock combo remains very much potent today.
I still don’t really know the entire story, and maybe its better that I don’t.
So we were standing around the Something Else! water cooler the other day, getting a lot of laughs from an absolutely ridiculous article we’d read about guitar players.
With precious few recordings prior to his staggering, self-titled 1976 debut, Jaco Pastorius’ Modern American Music…Period! The Criteria Sessions is a set of demos that, for once, really do matter and matter a lot.
So a couple of weeks ago, we were talking about Neil Young‘s new Pono music system.
What with the rumors flying earlier this week about the health of AC/DC’s Malcolm Young, I was pretty sure I’d be writing an obit/appreciation piece by now.
In a recent radio segment, NPR reported on an experiment conducted by University of Arkansas professor Elizabeth Margulis.
Gimme Five: Hits uncharacteristic of the bands that made ‘em (KISS, Queen, The Pointer Sisters, The Hollies, Bread)
They’re objects of music chart intrigue: those left field hits, songs that aren’t really typical of the bands who recorded them and become hits, anyway.