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Jim McCarty on the Yardbirds’ dive into experimentalism: ‘Weird and wonderful sounds’

Jim McCarty on the Yardbirds’ dive into experimentalism: ‘Weird and wonderful sounds’

A bridge between the Yardbirds’ Eric Clapton and Jeff Beck eras, ‘Having a Rave Up’ heralded a new age of inventiveness.

Deep Purple – Live in Verona (2014)

Deep Purple – Live in Verona (2014)

This isn’t just another evening of string-laden songcraft from Deep Purple; it’s a big-bang moment for the group’s next era.

Bruce Springsteen, “Lost in the Flood” (1973): Deep Cuts

Bruce Springsteen, “Lost in the Flood” (1973): Deep Cuts

The imagery in Bruce Springsteen’s epic “Lost in the Flood” remains stark, powerful, intense, confronting and raw.

Ides of March set for return, with Steve Cropper: ‘It’s just a major thrill’

Ides of March set for return, with Steve Cropper: ‘It’s just a major thrill’

Jim Peterik enthuses about a recent collaboration with Steve Cropper and Ides of March, best known for the 1970 hit ‘Vehicle.’

Leon Alvarado with Trey Gunn + Jerry Marotta – 2014: Music from an Expanded Universe (2014)

Leon Alvarado with Trey Gunn + Jerry Marotta – 2014: Music from an Expanded Universe (2014)

Leon Alvarado makes another stop on a deeply intriguing journey through prog’s past, but with a modern twist.

Video of Johnny Winter’s final session finds him in legendary form

Video of Johnny Winter’s final session finds him in legendary form

This newly released video offers fans a concluding glimpse at a legend at work as Johnny Winter takes on Son House’s “Death Letter.”

Bob Dylan and the Band, “Ain’t No More Cane [Take 2]” (1967): One Track Mind

Bob Dylan and the Band, “Ain’t No More Cane [Take 2]” (1967): One Track Mind

In reanimating age-old songs like “Ain’t No More Cane,” Bob Dylan and the Band began a journey toward undiscovered new vistas.

An intriguing launch point, Trespass is Genesis’ forgotten album: ‘I guess, because it’s so early’

An intriguing launch point, Trespass is Genesis’ forgotten album: ‘I guess, because it’s so early’

The sophomore album ‘Trespass,’ released on Oct. 23, 1970, offered the first hints at where Genesis would go.

Arun Ramamurthy Trio – Jazz Carnatica (2014)

Arun Ramamurthy Trio – Jazz Carnatica (2014)

South Indian jazz is practically Arun Ramamurthy’s life’s calling and he answers that call to virtual perfection with ‘Jazz Carnatica.’

The Band, “The Great Pretender” from Moondog Matinee (1973): Across the Great Divide

The Band, “The Great Pretender” from Moondog Matinee (1973): Across the Great Divide

This isn’t the broken-down Richard Manuel of lore. Instead, the Band’s lost legend sings ‘The Great Pretender’ with a palpable hunger.