Tony Bennett holds a rightful place as an American icon for a variety of reasons: he is essentially our last link to the other great crooners such as Frank Sinatra and Nat King Cole.
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<<< BACKWARD (“Book Of Liars”) ||| ONWARD (“Hard Up Case”) >>> *** STEELY DAN SUNDAY INDEX *** I consider 11 Tracks of Whack an uneven record with several good moments and even a few brilliant ones. But it’s not until Track 5 where it takes its first real dip.
Never quite at peace, with an uncomfortability in this world likely related to a chemical imbalance, Townes Van Zandt found small solaces in writing
Here’s an exclusive preview stream from the exciting new collaboration between Michael Wolff (Cannonball Adderley, Nancy Wilson, Cal Tjader) and Mike Clark (Herbie Hancock, the Headhunters, Larry Coryell).
Departed Whitesnake drummer Brian Tichy is hailing the return of Tommy Aldridge to the band. Aldridge, a former sideman with Ozzy Osbourne, has already served two previous stints with Whitesnake.
Steve Lukather, once one of the busiest sidemen in pop history, has seen his new solo album chart in the Top 20 in seven different countries. Transition is the guitarist’s seventh project away from Toto
A nocturnal gust of sadness, Chris Stamey’s Lovesick Blues is a soundtrack to an endless, impossibly vivid night of heartbreak — dark, impossibly dark, but at the same time beautiful.
I grew up in the golden age of thrash, and I loved it from the first time I heard it. The precise riffs, the often-complex arrangements and all the power and aggression I needed while still retaining melody and musicality.
Guitarist, composer and educator Dan Phillips has taken his game to a lot of different places, honing his skills in New York, Chicago, Tokyo, and Bangkok. His experience has served him well
By the time Lovely Sunday Dreaming entered the shops, the Mystreated had already gained a star-studded reputation amongst garage punk advocates in the shape of a couple of albums and several EPs and singles.