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Journey began unlikely shift to pop stardom with the arrival of Steve Perry: ‘I welcomed it’

Journey began unlikely shift to pop stardom with the arrival of Steve Perry: ‘I welcomed it’

‘Infinity,’ released on January 20, 1978, saw Journey add Steve Perry. As ‘Feeling That Way/Anytime’ showed, they’d never be the same again.

Bob Dylan, “Stay With Me” from Shadows in the Night (2015): One Track Mind

Bob Dylan, “Stay With Me” from Shadows in the Night (2015): One Track Mind

If Bob Dylan’s new song is any indication, ‘Shadows in the Night’ could end up surprising more than a few naysayers. It’s certainly changed my mind.

Ashley Daneman – Beauty Indestructible (2015)

Ashley Daneman – Beauty Indestructible (2015)

Ashley Daneman’s new album, while certainly couched in the world of jazz, is also irrepressibly personal and boldly imperfect.

The Mills Brothers, “Cab Driver” (1968): Forgotten series

The Mills Brothers, “Cab Driver” (1968): Forgotten series

By the time the Age of Aquarius arrived, big band-era stars were disappearing in the portals of the past. But not the Mills Brothers.

James McMurtry – Complicated Game (2015)

James McMurtry – Complicated Game (2015)

‘Complicated Game,’ James McMurtry’s first album in seven years, finds his narrative rigor once again in sharp focus.

The Big Sexy, “Better Soon” from Batsu (2014): One Track Mind

The Big Sexy, “Better Soon” from Batsu (2014): One Track Mind

When I heard the Big Sexy’s theme song of comedian J-L Cauvin, I was intrigued. Figuring out who actually performed it was another matter.

David Philips, “Angel” from If I Had Wings (2015): Something Else! sneak peek

David Philips, “Angel” from If I Had Wings (2015): Something Else! sneak peek

Here is a review of David Philips’ pretty, ethereal number “Angel” from his upcoming album ‘If I Had Wings.’

Must-Own Billy Sherwood projects: Gimme Five

Must-Own Billy Sherwood projects: Gimme Five

Preston Frazier discusses Billy Sherwood’s best contributions to prog and pop, both with Yes and with stars like Paul Rodgers and William Shatner.

Toto – XIV (2015): Something Else! sneak peek

Toto – XIV (2015): Something Else! sneak peek

With ‘XIV,’ Toto has produced a visceral, entirely present return, one that acknowledges their best moments even as it builds upon them.

Jon Lundbom + Big Five Chord, “The Bottle” from Jeremiah (2015)

Jon Lundbom + Big Five Chord, “The Bottle” from Jeremiah (2015)

Lundbom’s original tune “The Bottle” is a good indicator that there’s no let up from Big Five Chord in Jeremiah from their previous five records.