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Something Else! sneak peek: Jeff Crosby and the Refugees, “Love, Hate Relationship” (2014)

Something Else! sneak peek: Jeff Crosby and the Refugees, “Love, Hate Relationship” (2014)

This brings us back to when we first got smitten with rock music so long ago.

‘Take a deep breath’: Bernie Leadon tried, and failed, to save the 1970s-era Eagles

‘Take a deep breath’: Bernie Leadon tried, and failed, to save the 1970s-era Eagles

Even as the Eagles neared the height of fame, before 1976′s Hotel California, they were already teetering on the edge of a fiery burnout.

Shows I’ll Never Forget: Michael Nesmith, November 15, 2013

Shows I’ll Never Forget: Michael Nesmith, November 15, 2013

At City Winery, Chicago: Since 2012, Michael Nesmith has toured around the country with the Monkees and as a solo act.

Shows I’ll Never Forget: Poco, November 9, 2013

Shows I’ll Never Forget: Poco, November 9, 2013

At Chicago’s Mayne Stage: I was looking forward to seeing the band Poco again. I had the good fortune of seeing the band, or more accurately the Poco acoustic trio, in 2012.

‘We didn’t have any robot masks or giant mouse heads’: Don Henley on the Eagles’ recipe for success

‘We didn’t have any robot masks or giant mouse heads’: Don Henley on the Eagles’ recipe for success

For Don Henley, the Eagles’ success was related not to gimmickry but to a focused attempt to blend bed-rock music styles without any of the artifice that’s associated with more modern acts.

One Track Mind: John Oates, “Let’s Drive” from Good Road to Follow (2013)

One Track Mind: John Oates, “Let’s Drive” from Good Road to Follow (2013)

“Let’s Drive,” released today as part of John Oates’ Good Road to Follow series, is emblematic of the free-form creative tear he’s been on — combining soul and country, and focusing on a brand-new topic.

Jackson Taylor and the Sinners – Crazy Again (2013)

For some reason, Jackson Taylor seems to fly under the radar on the underground country scene. You don’t hear as much about him, but he’s released a solid string of hell-raising, good-timing, rowdy country albums.

One Track Mind: John Oates on “How Does It Feel,” “Adult Education,” “Do What You Want”

One Track Mind: John Oates on “How Does It Feel,” “Adult Education,” “Do What You Want”

John Oates’ on-going Good Road to Follow singles series continued this week with the release on Tuesday of “Don’t Cross Me Wrong,” a song co-written by producer Vince Gill.

Steve Earle – The Warner Bros. Years (2013)

Steve Earle – The Warner Bros. Years (2013)

This set represents an often-overlooked period, and one of intense experimentation, for Steve Earle — who couldn’t have been further removed (personally or professionally) from his earliest triumphs

Tommy Malone – Natural Born Days (2013)

Tommy Malone was not lacking for work as a musician, not with his frontman role in one of the best and beloved roots bands going, the Subdudes. This underrated talent had basically handed his career over to this New Orleans favorite on and off from 1987 until the band went into indefinite hiatus at the end of 2010.