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The Band, “Livin’ in a Dream” from Islands (1977): Across the Great Divide

The Band, “Livin’ in a Dream” from Islands (1977): Across the Great Divide

This lightly grooved, calliope-paced aside from the Band plays to Levon Helm’s many strengths.

One Track Mind: Gary Moore, “If the Devil Made Whiskey” from Live at Bush Hall (2014)

One Track Mind: Gary Moore, “If the Devil Made Whiskey” from Live at Bush Hall (2014)

This makes Moore’s case again as one of modern blues’ most visceral voices.

‘David invited him to do stadiums with us!’: Graham Nash on touring as Crosby, Stills Nash and … Fallon?

‘David invited him to do stadiums with us!’: Graham Nash on touring as Crosby, Stills Nash and … Fallon?

Fallon would work, he jokes, because “nobody would know he wasn’t Neil.”

The Animals – The Best of the Animals (2014)

The Animals – The Best of the Animals (2014)

Eric Burdon and the Animals approached the blues with a fresh and original vision.

One Track Mind: Simon Phillips, “Moments of Fortune” from Protocol II (2014)

One Track Mind: Simon Phillips, “Moments of Fortune” from Protocol II (2014)

This says a lot about what the ex-Toto drummer hopes to accomplish on his own.

ZZ Top, Tres Hombres and Fandango (1973-75): More Perfect Playlists

ZZ Top, Tres Hombres and Fandango (1973-75): More Perfect Playlists

The idea here is to rehabilitate the studio tracks from ‘Fandango.’

‘There is no future; it’s over’: Gene Simmons declares rock dead — but not Kiss

‘There is no future; it’s over’: Gene Simmons declares rock dead — but not Kiss

“Can you name me one superstar act these days?” he says. “You can’t.”

Something Else! sneak peek: Gary Clark Jr., “When My Train Pulls In” from Live (2014)

Something Else! sneak peek: Gary Clark Jr., “When My Train Pulls In” from Live (2014)

The kind of torrential, brain-freeze licks that can only be compared to Hendrix.

J.J. Wright – Inward Looking Outward (2014)

Uncommonly fresh and quietly inventive, Inward Looking Outward breathes new life into the venerable ol’ piano trio without having to step outside to achieve that. A rare achievement, to be sure.

‘It took us all by surprise’: Micky Dolenz still marvels over the Monkees’ comeback

‘It took us all by surprise’: Micky Dolenz still marvels over the Monkees’ comeback

One video, quite appropriately, shows them thawing from a deep freeze.

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