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Long Songs by Led Zeppelin, the Temptations, Yes, Iron Butterfly + Others: Odd Couples

Long Songs by Led Zeppelin, the Temptations, Yes, Iron Butterfly + Others: Odd Couples

Rock ‘n’ roll has always been considered music of the moment. Then bands like Led Zeppelin and Yes decided they wanted that moment extended.

Boz Scaggs – Out Of The Blues (2018)

Boz Scaggs – Out Of The Blues (2018)

Long past the hit-making phenomena of the ‘Silk Degrees’ years, Boz Scaggs is still providing some very good reasons to keep listening to him with his third return-to-my-roots record in a row, ‘Out of the Blues.’

Gideon King and City Blog  – Upscale Madhouse (2018)

Gideon King and City Blog – Upscale Madhouse (2018)

With so many influences, Gideon King is always going to be compared to others. On ‘Upscale Madhouse,’ he is finally, definitively, coming into his own.

Vinnie Zummo talks jazz, reviving the Zummos and Joe Jackson: Something Else! Interview

Vinnie Zummo talks jazz, reviving the Zummos and Joe Jackson: Something Else! Interview

Vinnie Zummo already had a fascinating career as a sideman, notably with Joe Jackson, before launching a well-respected solo career.

The Rolling Stones – Sucking in the Seventies (1981): On Second Thought

The Rolling Stones – Sucking in the Seventies (1981): On Second Thought

Mainly consisting of lesser-regarded tracks from 1973-79, the Rolling Stones’ ‘Sucking in the Seventies’ serves as a rather interesting memento.

Toto, “If You Belong to Me” from Tambu (1995): Toto Tuesdays

Toto, “If You Belong to Me” from Tambu (1995): Toto Tuesdays

On another AOR band’s album, “If You Belong to Me” would have been a highlight, possibly even a hit. On Toto’s ‘Tambu,’ it’s a song I usually skip.

Preston Frazier’s Best Albums of 2018 (So Far): Neal Morse, Parliament, Take 6 + Others

Preston Frazier’s Best Albums of 2018 (So Far): Neal Morse, Parliament, Take 6 + Others

Preston Frazier offers his take on the best albums of 2018 (so far), with tips of the hat to Neal Morse, Parliament, Take 6 and others.

Francesco Misitano, “Sono Pazzo Di Te” (2018): One Track Mind

Francesco Misitano, “Sono Pazzo Di Te” (2018): One Track Mind

Music is a universal language, so even if you don’t speak Italian, you are bound to be touched by Francesco Misitano’s becoming new ballad.

Chicago, “Vote For Me” from Chicago XI (1977): Saturdays in the Park

Chicago, “Vote For Me” from Chicago XI (1977): Saturdays in the Park

‘Vote For Me’ reveals Chicago legend Robert Lamm’s sense of humor, while skewering our political process and the hypocrisy of elected officials.

Young Gun Silver Fox – AM Waves (2018)

Young Gun Silver Fox – AM Waves (2018)

Anyone who liked the MOR music coming from the radio forty years ago will find everything to like about Young Gun Silver Fox’s ‘AM Waves.’ Yacht rock has a new soundtrack, and it’s a good one.

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