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New Music Monday: Rush, Tom Tom Club, Motorhead, Eric Clapton, Rainbow, Bill Evans

A pair of lavish reissues arrive just in time for the Christmas buying season, one a classic Eric Clapton release — maybe his very best — and the other a signature effort from Rush, only days after their induction into a certain hall of fame.

‘I was maybe a little out of my league’: Don Was on what went wrong with Bob Dylan’s Under the Red Sky

Plenty of people have criticized Bob Dylan’s unfocused 1990 release Under the Red Sky. (Heck, we even called its lead song Dylan’s worst-ever moment.) Producer Don Was is here to explain what happened.

Mark Saleski’s Top Albums for 2012: Rock and Pop Music

What a year. Several metric tons of great music passed through my ears but somehow I managed to remember almost none of it. Too busy. Too worried. Too distracted. Being so caught up in my own thoughts caused most of sound to bounce right off.

‘There was this funny little kerfuffle in the studio’: Jeff Lynne on his Wilbury relationship with Bob Dylan

‘There was this funny little kerfuffle in the studio’: Jeff Lynne on his Wilbury relationship with Bob Dylan

Jeff Lynne, so meticulous in the studio that he’s now painstakingly rerecorded all of the Electric Light Orchestra’s best-known hits, wouldn’t seem to be a great fit with the famously low-fi Bob Dylan.

S. Victor Aaron’s Top Albums for 2012, Part 1 of 4: Non-Jazz

Part 2, Mainstream and Modern Jazz >>> For the sixth straight year, it’s time to look back on the year in music to recollect which albums I really, really liked this year and make a list.

Record Store Day/Black Friday 2012 picks: Bob Dylan, Joe Strummer, Miles Davis, My Morning Jacket

Record Store Day/Black Friday 2012 picks: Bob Dylan, Joe Strummer, Miles Davis, My Morning Jacket

Where else will you find, side by side by side, new reissues of Miles Davis’ Porgy and Bess, Nirvana’s 1992 compilation Incesticide, and the Fat Boys’ Pizza Box album — packaged in (yes) a pizza box?

‘I could never listen to his records’: Part of Neil Young’s creative process was avoiding Bob Dylan

‘I could never listen to his records’: Part of Neil Young’s creative process was avoiding Bob Dylan

Neil Young didn’t listen to fellow 1960s rock legend Bob Dylan for years — not because Young doesn’t admire him, but because he feared turning into a mimic.

Best of October 2012: Readers pick Donald Fagen, Beatles, Bob Dylan, Beth Hart, Neil Young, Steve Hackett

Best of October 2012: Readers pick Donald Fagen, Beatles, Bob Dylan, Beth Hart, Neil Young, Steve Hackett

The Beatles rumbled through our October reader’s poll, placing in four different spots, but the month’s leader in the clubhouse was Donald Fagen — as the Steely Dan leader issued a long-awaited solo album.

Watch as Canadian fans create Instagram lyric video for Bob Dylan’s “Duquesne Whistle”

Watch as Canadian fans create Instagram lyric video for Bob Dylan’s “Duquesne Whistle”

Canadian fans, in a canny update of Bob Dylan’s legendary placard-holding film for “Subterranean Homesick Blues,” were asked to send in Instagram photos to create a new lyric video for “Duquesne Whistle.” Watch it here!

Gimme Five: Songs where Bob Dylan, well, sucked

Gimme Five: Songs where Bob Dylan, well, sucked

It is fair to say that the most difficult comparison Bob Dylan ever faces is with his former selves. Still, over the years, there have been some selves that were undoubtedly worse than others.