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Gimme Five: Fleetwood Mac without Lindsey Buckingham, Peter Green or Stevie Nicks

Gimme Five: Fleetwood Mac without Lindsey Buckingham, Peter Green or Stevie Nicks

Whatever side you come down on in the Great Fleetwood Mac Debates, surely it’s either with the initial rootsy Peter Green era or the platinum-kissed Buckingham-Nicks pop period. But what about the rest?

On Second Thought: Bert Sommer – The Road To Travel (1968)

I did not discover the late Bert Sommer until 2008, which is a damn shame because he was a fantastic New York-based songwriter much in the same league as Tim Buckley

‘Open to all types of music': For Jimi Hendrix, an often-overlooked connection with the Beatles

Jimi Hendrix’s passion for the work of Bob Dylan has been well documented, most notably within his fiery rendition of “All Along the Watertower.” Less talked about is how much he loved the Beatles.

CFCF – Outside (2013)

Over the past four years, Canadian Mike Silver has operated under the name CFCF, more often than not creating a remarkable blend of innovative electronic music. That began with his surprising debut Continent

‘It was very sad for all of us': A glimpse into Warren Zevon’s difficult last days

‘It was very sad for all of us': A glimpse into Warren Zevon’s difficult last days

Warren Zevon had long overcome his problem with alcohol, until being diagnosed with inoperable peritoneal mesothelioma. After that, ex-wife Crystal says, the author of 1978’s Excitable Boy suffered a perhaps inevitable back slide.

Project THEM – Project THEM (2013)

A crack organization of musicians assembles with Project THEM, the self-titled release from a sextet featuring some of the biggest names in jazz.

Across the Great Divide: The Band, “King Harvest” from The Band (1969)

Across the Great Divide: The Band, “King Harvest” from The Band (1969)

“King Harvest,” the unforgettably sad tale of a besieged farmer, begins not with a scene-setting declaration, but with a quiet sense of forboding — one that returns for its out-of-time chorus

Paul Carrack – Rain or Shine (2013)

Paul Carrack – Rain or Shine (2013)

In an age when his contemporaries take three, five even seven years between studio projects, Paul Carrack is already back with another blend of blue-eyed soul originals and choice covers — a trio of which pay direct tribute to Ray Charles.

The Bee Gees, Easybeats, others – Down Under Nuggets: Original Australian Artyfacts (1965-67)

Originally released in 1973, Nuggets: Original Aryfacts From The First Psychedelic Era 1965-1968 only offered a keen look at select one-hit and no hit wonders

Steve Arrington + Dam-Funk – Higher (2013)

Former Slave drummer and lead vocalist Steve Arrington found some measure of success in a solo artist in the 80s.