There are as many Christmas music traditions as there are stockings hung with with care. For some, the process of awaiting ole St. Nick requires a classic soundtrack, filled with old favorites. For others, something newer makes sense.Read more ›
Post Tagged with: "JC Mosquito"
Sticky Fingers-era guitarist Mick Taylor’s celebrated guest spots during the Rolling Stones’ “50 and Counting” concerts, continuing tonight in New Jersey, had us going back to this sometimes overlooked 1971 gem.Read more ›
A rare talk with co-founding Band multi-instrumentalist Garth Hudson, presented in two parts over the course of November, shot to the top of our November 2012 readers pollRead more ›
Proof that every one’s guilty pleasure is their own: We reached almost no consensus on this particular version of Desert Island Discs, with only the Carpenters, the Electric Light Orchestra, Hall and Oates and Olivia Newton-John garnering more than one mention.Read more ›
Deep Purple axe-wielder Richie Blackmore and previously unheard of vocalist Candace Night released their first collaborative effort, Shadow of the Moon in 1998. At the time, I think most fans thought (hoped?) Blackmore would get over his fascination with Renaissance musicRead more ›
Released in the shadow of an acknowledged classic in IV, Led Zeppelin’s Houses of the Holy found the band experimenting with an entirely new palette of sounds.Read more ›