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Gimme Five: Bruce Springsteen Songs About Cars, including ‘Used Cars,’ ‘Stolen Car,’ others

Gimme Five: Bruce Springsteen Songs About Cars, including ‘Used Cars,’ ‘Stolen Car,’ others

They were as ubiquitous, at one point, as songs about girls.

Something Else! sneak peek: Bryan Ferry, “Loop De Li” from Avonmore (2014)

Something Else! sneak peek: Bryan Ferry, “Loop De Li” from Avonmore (2014)

There’s a depth to the best of his music, a transportive quality.

Forgotten series: Cashman and West, “American City Suite” (1972)

Forgotten series: Cashman and West, “American City Suite” (1972)

This was the kind of moody, piano-oriented drama later associated with Billy Joel.

One Track Mind: Thompson, “One Life at a Time” from Family (2014)

One Track Mind: Thompson, “One Life at a Time” from Family (2014)

Richard Thompson sings here about taking a moment to understand blessings, beginning with the blessing of being left alone. Completely understandable, considering the situation.

‘We do look like the Beach Boys': Brian Wilson and Al Jardine are still battling with Mike Love

‘We do look like the Beach Boys': Brian Wilson and Al Jardine are still battling with Mike Love

“We wish him all the best,” Jardine says, “but doggonit …”

Phantom of the Paradise: Brian DePalma’s Horror Rock Musical Turns 40

Phantom of the Paradise: Brian DePalma’s Horror Rock Musical Turns 40

Celebrating a schizoid mashup of comedy, drama, kitsch and romance.

Elizabeth Shepherd – The Signal (2014)

Elizabeth Shepherd – The Signal (2014)

‘The Signal’ is bold, personal and completely lucid audio art from Elizabeth Shepherd. It wouldn’t be overstating it at all to assert that this is the most important vocal jazz record of 2014.

Gimme Five: Deep Cuts from the Band’s Self-Titled 1969 Masterpiece

Gimme Five: Deep Cuts from the Band’s Self-Titled 1969 Masterpiece

Even lesser-known tracks continue to yield important insights, decades later.

‘So much talent and invention': Silk Degree launched Boz Scaggs’ solo career, and Toto too

‘So much talent and invention': Silk Degree launched Boz Scaggs’ solo career, and Toto too

“We really opened doors for each other,” Scaggs tells us.

‘Time is a great healer': Ian Gillan makes emotional return to site of new Armenian music school

‘Time is a great healer': Ian Gillan makes emotional return to site of new Armenian music school

Gillan has worked on behalf of the country since a devastating 1988 earthquake.