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John Lennon and the American left: Some Time in New York City (1972)

John Lennon and the American left: Some Time in New York City (1972)

‘Some Time in New York City,’ released in the summer of ’72, is not only the worst John Lennon album. It’s the worst (non-Ringo) solo Beatles record.

Carly Simon – Another Passenger (1976): Forgotten Series

Carly Simon – Another Passenger (1976): Forgotten Series

Song for song, even sideman for sideman, the often-overlooked ‘Another Passenger’ is the best album Carly Simon ever made.

For Crowded House’s 1991 masterpiece Woodface, it was death by chocolate

For Crowded House’s 1991 masterpiece Woodface, it was death by chocolate

With ‘Woodface,’ Crowded House made one of the best, and most enduring, releases of the 1990s. Unfortunately, the album just started all wrong.

What About Bob Dylan?: The Lost 1986 Tom Petty / Mike Campbell Interview

What About Bob Dylan?: The Lost 1986 Tom Petty / Mike Campbell Interview

Bill DeYoung caught up with Tom Petty during his fertile collaborative period with Bob Dylan, but most of their talk went unpublished. Until now.

How Seals and Crofts’ Heartfelt Stand on ‘Unborn Child’ Cost Them Everything

How Seals and Crofts’ Heartfelt Stand on ‘Unborn Child’ Cost Them Everything

One of the 1970s’ most controversial Supreme Court cases sparked an emotional new song from Seals and Crofts. It derailed their career.

Jethro Tull Road Stories: Call this one, ‘Menstrual in the Gallery’

Jethro Tull Road Stories: Call this one, ‘Menstrual in the Gallery’

On stage, Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson has been hit with a variety of items: a baseball, a rose, a splash of urine. This, however, may have been the worst.

Cretones – Thin Red Line (1980): Forgotten Series

Cretones – Thin Red Line (1980): Forgotten Series

Cretones’ ‘Thin Red Line’ certainly tanked in its time. But hindsight, through the courtesy of a 35-year rearview mirror, offers a different perspective.

Act unnaturally: The Beatles’ Ringo Starr in the movies

Act unnaturally: The Beatles’ Ringo Starr in the movies

When you ask Ringo Starr about his movie career, he’s happy to talk about ‘A Hard Day’s Night’ and ‘Help!’ Bill DeYoung’s look back shows that’s probably for the best.

David Crosby, June 12, 2015: Shows I’ll Never Forget

David Crosby, June 12, 2015: Shows I’ll Never Forget

His shows with Graham Nash and Stephen Stills are where the money is. But David Crosby, alone and acoustic, now that was something special.

Paul McCartney’s Buried Treasures: “A Love For You,” “Secret Friend,” “Girls School” + others

Paul McCartney’s Buried Treasures: “A Love For You,” “Secret Friend,” “Girls School” + others

Bill DeYoung explored largely forgotten projects from 1971-1989 in search of 10 favorite little-known Paul McCartney songs.

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