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Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band, “Boomtown Blues” from The Distance (1982): One Track Mind

Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band, “Boomtown Blues” from The Distance (1982): One Track Mind

Bob Seger’s ‘The Distance’ has a musical power which exceeds the lyrical heft of the far-more-popular ‘Night Moves,’ as heard on stand-out cuts like “Boomtown Blues.”

The Friday Morning Listen: The Rolling Stones – It’s Only Rock ‘N Roll (1974)

So I was poking my way through an odd discussion about classic rock on one of those Internet-type forum things. It started out with the question of whether Bruce Springsteen’s popularity — ticket and album sales-wise — had been hurt because he isn’t considered to be “classic rock.”

Forgotten series: Glenn Frey and the Mushrooms, “Such A Lovely Child/Burned” (1967)

Forgotten series: Glenn Frey and the Mushrooms, “Such A Lovely Child/Burned” (1967)

Not only is “Such A Lovely Child/Burned” a great single, but it also carries historical weight, as Glenn Frey was the lead singer of the Mushrooms.

One Track Mind: John Fogerty, “Mystic Highway” from Wrote a Song for Everyone (2013)

One Track Mind: John Fogerty, “Mystic Highway” from Wrote a Song for Everyone (2013)

Sounding more like the Eagles than anything so raw and rootsy as Creedence Clearwater Revival, John Fogerty’s new song “Mystic Highway” offers a country-rocking groove to go with a dreamily optimistic lyric.

‘Just because you write ’em, doesn’t mean you can play ’em!’: Joe Walsh hams it up on Bob Seger tour

‘Just because you write ’em, doesn’t mean you can play ’em!’: Joe Walsh hams it up on Bob Seger tour

Joe Walsh presented “And the Band Played On,” a cut off his current release Analog Man, for the first time during his on-going tour with Bob Seger — introducing it with a hilarious quip

John Fogerty to reexamine Creedence Clearwater Revival classics, duet with Foo Fighters and My Morning Jacket

John Fogerty will simultaneously look back and charge ahead on his forthcoming studio project Wrote a Song for Everyone, due this fall from Vanguard Records.

One Track Mind: Bob Seger, "Sock It To Me, Santa" (1966; 2011 reissue)

One of the more interesting moments on the new collection Cameo Parkway: Holiday Hits comes at the very end, as an impossibly young Bob Seger and an early band called the Last Heard scurry through this original Christmas romp.

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