Queen once again showcased their ability to play tough hard rock as well as more anthemic material on ‘News of the World,’ released Oct. 28, 1977.
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When Bruce Springsteen issued ‘The River’ in October of 1980, I didn’t like it very much. Time has changed that – and here’s why.
Kiss’ ‘Sonic Boom,’ released on Oct. 6, 2009, was packed with hooks, anthemic choruses, and a lifetime supply of innuendo. What’s not to like?
‘Big Generator’ arrived amid much anticipation on Sept. 17, 1987, some four years after Yes’ reinvention with ‘90125.’ What went wrong?
The Rolling Stones’ ‘A Bigger Bang,’ released on Sept. 6, 2005, offered stylistically varied songs executed with (it’s about time!) a minimalist lineup.
In the period immediately after New Orleans’ levees failed under Hurricane Katrina’s onslaught beginning on Aug. 29, 2005, musicians began trying to make sense of things.
Bruce Springsteen’s ‘Born to Run,’ released on Aug. 25, 1975, is dotted with career-making, warhorse tracks. But what of its lesser-heard songs?
Neil Young and Crazy Horse’s ‘Greendale,’ released on August 19, 2003, explored murder, art and intrigue in a mythical coastal California town.
When the Talking Heads’ ‘Fear of Music,’ released on Aug. 3, 1979, came wiggling out of my speakers, it was obvious I was onto something different.
A look at five key tracks from Bruce Springsteen’s ‘The Rising,’ released in July 2002. Some are well-known, some less so, some weirdly controversial.