The Rolling Stones’ Bill Wyman probably thought less about today’s anniversary – he left the group he co-founded on Dec. 9, 1992 – than most fans.
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A deeper dive actually finds more similarities than you might expect between Bad Company and Foreigner.
Steve Cropper remembers a treasured jam with John Lennon: ‘I’ve got a little something I want to show you’
Steve Cropper discusses a session where John Lennon, who’d be murdered on Dec. 8, 1980, showed off a riff he’d saved just for Booker T. and the MGs.
Rolling Stones’ “Gimme Shelter,” released on Dec. 5, 1969 as part of ‘Let It Bleed,’ has a narrative so involving that it even drew in a non-lyrics guy like me.
‘Band on the Run,’ released on Dec. 5, 1973, pushes Paul McCartney to new places, as he incorporates every part of his pop genius.
‘Sugar Mountain: Live at Canterbury House,’ issued on Dec. 2, 2008, presents Neil Young before he rose to solo stardom. But you’d never know it.
The Doobie Brothers’ ‘Minute by Minute,’ released on Dec. 1, 1978, features most people’s favorite Michael McDonald-era song. But mine’s not “What a Fool Believes.”
This Dennis DeYoung-led track illustrates all that Styx aspired to on the way to becoming one of the biggest late-1970s arena rock bands.
When Pink Floyd’s ‘The Wall’ arrived on Nov. 30, 1979, it included a deep cut that perfectly summed up the theme. Too bad he kept going.
Eddie Van Halen must have been paying close attention to Steve Hackett’s unique approach to the song, released in November 1971 on Genesis’ ‘Nursery Cryme.’