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Danny Elfman and ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’: Shows I’ll Never Forget

Danny Elfman and ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’: Shows I’ll Never Forget

A spectacular live reinterpretation of ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’ found composer Danny Elfman staging a partial on-stage Oingo Boingo reunion, as well.

Frank Sinatra – All or Nothing At All (2015): Movies

Frank Sinatra – All or Nothing At All (2015): Movies

No other project may better capture the complex life of Frank Sinatra, born 100 years ago on Dec. 12, 1915, than HBO’s new film ‘Sinatra: All or Nothing at All.’

Rolling Stones’ harrowing ‘Gimme Shelter’ is still revealing new depths

Rolling Stones’ harrowing ‘Gimme Shelter’ is still revealing new depths

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.

Queen, “Flash” from Flash Gordon (1980): One Track Mind

Queen, “Flash” from Flash Gordon (1980): One Track Mind

Released 35 years ago, Queen’s theme song is the best thing about a justly forgotten 1980 film called ‘Flash Gordon.’

Steve Cropper sparked a key moment in the Blues Brothers legend: ‘They started dancing and clowning around’

Steve Cropper sparked a key moment in the Blues Brothers legend: ‘They started dancing and clowning around’

The Blues Brothers’ ‘Briefcase Full of Blues,’ released on Nov. 28, 1978, was all but complete when Steve Cropper made a career-changing suggestion.

Daniel Davies + Sebastian Robertson – Condemned (2015)

Daniel Davies + Sebastian Robertson – Condemned (2015)

Sons of famous axemen, Daniel Davies and Sebastian Robertson have made the brave choice to spin a blood-curdling yarn without the infrastucture of guitar.

Gone With the Wind: The Remarkable Rise and Tragic Fall of Lynyrd Skynyrd (2015)

Gone With the Wind: The Remarkable Rise and Tragic Fall of Lynyrd Skynyrd (2015)

Comprehensive and unflinching, ‘Gone With the Wind’ traces Lynyrd Skynyrd’s rise to success, their tragic end, and their controversial reunion.

Fastway – ‘Trick or Treat’ Original Soundtrack (1986)

Fastway – ‘Trick or Treat’ Original Soundtrack (1986)

The campy Halloween film ‘Trick or Treat’ doesn’t hold up so well anymore. But Fastway’s original soundtrack? That’s another matter entirely.

Michael J. McEvoy, multi-instrumentalist and composer: Something Else! Interview

Michael J. McEvoy, multi-instrumentalist and composer: Something Else! Interview

Michael J. McEvoy joins us to discuss working with famous acts like Steve Winwood, how nature sparks his muse and the death of the American dream.

Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead (2015): Movies

Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead (2015): Movies

An affectionate look at a watershed era in comedy, Douglas Tirola’s ‘Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead’ explores the ‘National Lampoon’ empire’s peak.