Grand Funk Railroad were at the top of their game at this point, and yet ‘E Pluribus Funk’ goes largely unnoticed today.
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They may share a theme, but these songs by Bruce Springsteen, Kiss, Slade and the Who couldn’t be more different.
The Sensational Alex Harvey Band, one of the great lost rock ‘n’ roll acts of the ’70s, hit a peak moment some 40 years ago.
In 1999, Screaming Trees was trying to press on after the buzz surrounding grunge had faded. ‘Last Words’ showed they still had something to say.
They’re both closely associated with him. But Bruce Springsteen wasn’t the only connection between Southside Johnny and Little Steven Van Zandt.
Released on Oct. 26, 1973, ‘Quadrophenia’ has never quite escaped the shadow of ‘Tommy,’ despite the Who’s best efforts. Here’s why it should have.
We often contemplate the spirit world in October. Songs by Screamin’ Jay Hawkins, Alice Cooper, TV on the Radio and others provide the soundtrack.
Remembering those times when Steely Dan, Tommy Tutone, the B-52’s and others dialed up some phone number-focused rock songs.
Byrds’ The Notorious Byrd Brothers vs. Monkees’ Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn & Jones Ltd.: Odd Couples
One went on to acclaim; the other to No. 1 on the charts. Both are high water marks, not just for the Byrds and Monkees but for all of ’60s pop.
Now that all of the Led Zeppelin reissues are in hand, here’s one last playlist featuring true finds from this Jimmy Page-curated series.