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Jeff Lynne’s ELO, August 15, 2018: Shows I’ll Never Forget

Jeff Lynne’s ELO, August 15, 2018: Shows I’ll Never Forget

Jeff Lynne once again demonstrated what makes Electric Light Orchestra special, namely combining various genres to render the music timeless.

Long Songs by Led Zeppelin, the Temptations, Yes, Iron Butterfly + Others: Odd Couples

Long Songs by Led Zeppelin, the Temptations, Yes, Iron Butterfly + Others: Odd Couples

Rock ‘n’ roll has always been considered music of the moment. Then bands like Led Zeppelin and Yes decided they wanted that moment extended.

The Rolling Stones – Sucking in the Seventies (1981): On Second Thought

The Rolling Stones – Sucking in the Seventies (1981): On Second Thought

Mainly consisting of lesser-regarded tracks from 1973-79, the Rolling Stones’ ‘Sucking in the Seventies’ serves as a rather interesting memento.

Edgar Winter Group – They Only Come Out at Night (1972): On Second Thought

Edgar Winter Group – They Only Come Out at Night (1972): On Second Thought

‘They Only Come Out at Night’ finds the Edgar Winter Group mining family-friendly pop possibilities while keeping their raw-edged integrity intact.

Carl Palmer, of Asia and Emerson Lake & Palmer: Something Else! Interview

Carl Palmer, of Asia and Emerson Lake & Palmer: Something Else! Interview

Carl Palmer discusses how ELP Legacy is boldly refashioning the Emerson Lake and Palmer catalog, and what the future holds for Asia after John Wetton’s death.

Iron Butterfly, UFO, Humble Pie, Kansas + Others: Lost Hard Rock / Prog Recordings

Iron Butterfly, UFO, Humble Pie, Kansas + Others: Lost Hard Rock / Prog Recordings

The list is by no means exhaustive or definitive: Most people have their own personal choices for what they consider to be great lost recordings.

Donovan – Sunshine Superman (1966): On Second Thought

Donovan – Sunshine Superman (1966): On Second Thought

In the beginning, Donovan was often dismissed as a minor-league Bob Dylan. But he proved critics wrong with ‘Sunshine Superman.’

Rita Coolidge – Safe In The Arms Of Time (2018)

Rita Coolidge – Safe In The Arms Of Time (2018)

Strange to say this, but the 1970s adult contemporary star Rita Coolidge actually outdid her with her first real album in twenty years ‘Safe In The Arms Of Time.’

Peter Frampton, Steppenwolf, Grand Funk Railroad, Jethro Tull + UFO: Shadows in Stereo

Peter Frampton, Steppenwolf, Grand Funk Railroad, Jethro Tull + UFO: Shadows in Stereo

Classic rock is a dinosaur still walking the Earth, but there’s still enough life left in it to consider a few points in the twilight of an era.

Mystery Discs by Lynyrd Skynyrd, Fleetwood Mac, INXS + others: Gimme Five

Mystery Discs by Lynyrd Skynyrd, Fleetwood Mac, INXS + others: Gimme Five

I found a bunch of albums – including Lynyrd Skynyrd, INXS and others – that I didn’t know I had. In fact, I can’t say why I wanted them in the first place.

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