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Steely Dan Sunday, “Blues Beach” (2003)

Steely Dan Sunday, “Blues Beach” (2003)

<<< BACKWARD (“Things I Miss The Most”) ||| ONWARD (“Godwhacker”) >>> *** STEELY DAN SUNDAY INDEX *** It would be easy to dismiss the song “Blues Beach” as “Hey Nineteen” lite.

‘I was stabbed in the back and left for dead': Sammy Hagar can’t imagine even shaking hands with Eddie Van Halen

‘I was stabbed in the back and left for dead': Sammy Hagar can’t imagine even shaking hands with Eddie Van Halen

Sammy Hagar’s retrospective tour inevitably brought him face to face again with his hitmaking tenure in Van Halen — and with another round of similarly inevitable questions about a reunion.

Heather Stewart – What It Is (2013)

With the sophomore disc What It Is, Heather Stewart steps completely into her own, presenting a disc of deep emotional honesty amid agelessly created music.

Connie Crothers and Jessica Jones – Live At the Freight (2013)

Pianist Connie Crothers and tenor saxophonist Jessica Jones color outside the lines on Live At the Freight, a duo recording taken from a session in August of 2011 at the Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse in Berkeley.

Jethro Tull’s Martin Barre – Away with Words (2013)

There is much to recommend here for Martin Barre’s stalwart Jethro Tull fans, including sensitive new takes on eight lesser-known Tull tracks. He even takes up the flute.

‘It’s always been a bee in my bonnet': Geddy Lee explains why Rush returned to Vapor Trails

‘It’s always been a bee in my bonnet': Geddy Lee explains why Rush returned to Vapor Trails

For Rush’s Geddy Lee, the opportunity to get back into the studio in advance of Vapor Trails, after all that Neil Peart had been through, was its own reward.

‘What are we going to do for an intro?': Steve Cropper connects the dots on hits with Wilson Pickett, Eddie Floyd

‘What are we going to do for an intro?': Steve Cropper connects the dots on hits with Wilson Pickett, Eddie Floyd

For guitarist Steve Cropper, an intuitive sense of things served him well. Twice, when it came to legendary riffs on what would become legendary Stax songs, he simply did what came naturally.

Mosby Group – Missouri Music (2013)

Missouri Music unfolds like a musical travelogue across a broad and intriguing landscape, with the Mosby Group making pit stops along the way to pick up elements of folk, jazz, fusion, rock, funk and world music.

‘It’s a different kind of edge to the band': John Wetton hails Sam Coulson’s arrival in Asia

‘It’s a different kind of edge to the band': John Wetton hails Sam Coulson’s arrival in Asia

Steve Howe’s departure from Asia, which had been working with its original lineup again since 2006, has turned into something of a blessing, according to frontman John Wetton.

‘I liken us to Superman with a guitar': Look, up in the sky – it’s Kiss’ Paul Stanley

‘I liken us to Superman with a guitar': Look, up in the sky – it’s Kiss’ Paul Stanley

Kiss’ Paul Stanley could certainly be forgiven for picturing his band, after so many albums and assorted memorabilia sold over so many decades, as a super group. But as super heroes? Well, yeah. That, too.