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Deep Beatles: “I’ll Be Back” from A Hard Day’s Night (1964)

Deep Beatles: “I’ll Be Back” from A Hard Day’s Night (1964)

Inexplicably underrated, “I’ll be Back” foreshadows later Lennon-penned masterpieces.

‘Didn’t really approve of him carrying on’: Top Topham’s unlikely Yardbirds return was decades in the making

‘Didn’t really approve of him carrying on’: Top Topham’s unlikely Yardbirds return was decades in the making

Back in their earliest days, guitarist Top Topham was torn between two worlds.

‘Everyone kept saying how great it was’: The huge Hall and Oates hit that almost wasn’t

‘Everyone kept saying how great it was’: The huge Hall and Oates hit that almost wasn’t

This 1980s-era smash was originally recorded as a giveaway demo for a friend.

Ada Rovatti  – Disguise (2014)

Ada Rovatti – Disguise (2014)

The tunes are solid and so are the arrangements, but there’s no disguising good playing and ‘Disguise’ has all of those things out in the clear open. A welcome return to form for Ada Rovatti.

‘He said the song was a hit because he was better looking’: How Rick Springfield got the best of Sammy Hagar

‘He said the song was a hit because he was better looking’: How Rick Springfield got the best of Sammy Hagar

A late-’70s Hagar tune eventually hit the Top 10, but only after Springfield covered it.

Across the Great Divide: The Band, “Book Faded Brown” from Jubilation (1998)

Across the Great Divide: The Band, “Book Faded Brown” from Jubilation (1998)

Rick Danko’s voice, poignant now with aged wisdom, finds previously unknown depths.

Eric Wyatt – Borough of Kings (2014)

Eric Wyatt – Borough of Kings (2014)

Eric Wyatt makes good on his enviable Brooklyn upbringing by evoking the masters he’s met as a child while finding his own voice to do it.’Borough of Kings’ is pure, Brooklyn-bred jazz at its finest.

Gimme Five: Neal Schon, Gregg Rolie + Steve Smith on Journey’s ‘Send Her My Love,’ ‘Anytime,’ ‘I’ll Be Alright,’ others

Gimme Five: Neal Schon, Gregg Rolie + Steve Smith on Journey’s ‘Send Her My Love,’ ‘Anytime,’ ‘I’ll Be Alright,’ others

They offer unique insights into Journey’s first Top 20 single, and one of its last.

‘We think we’ve got it just fine’: Brian May bristles at notion that Queen + Adam Lambert is a tribute band

‘We think we’ve got it just fine’: Brian May bristles at notion that Queen + Adam Lambert is a tribute band

He says they walk a fine line between celebrating their past and moving forward.

‘It’s hard for me to have perspective’: Geddy Lee admits he has no idea why Rush suddenly became cool

‘It’s hard for me to have perspective’: Geddy Lee admits he has no idea why Rush suddenly became cool

What changed? Lee isn’t exactly sure. But he’s got a theory or two.