Proof that every one’s guilty pleasure is their own: We reached almost no consensus on this particular version of Desert Island Discs, with only the Carpenters, the Electric Light Orchestra, Hall and Oates and Olivia Newton-John garnering more than one mention.
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Getting the music right, after all of these years, is in many ways the easy part. What changes, inevitably, for bands of Asia’s vintage are the vocals.
Huge in England for a time, but utterly ignored in America, the Move are typically thought of in the states — if they are thought of at all — as nothing more than an antecedent to Jeff Lynne’s Electric Light Orchestra.
Only two members of the Eagles had longer tenures than Don Felder, and that gives him unique insight into the band’s inner workings.
If Eagles fans felt a certain familiarity about the soaring guitar heard last Sunday on Showtime’s “Homeland” series, here’s why: The November 11, 2012 episode featured the lead single from former guitarist Don Felder’s new solo project
There have been, in the intervening years between Frampton Comes Alive! and this anniversary set, two other FCA!-related live albums from Peter Frampton. Each, really, only underscored the idea that if you were one of the 17 million who bought the 1976 release, then you had all the live Frampton you needed.
Lindsey Buckingham, on a brilliant new live acoustic album, redefines what’s at stake in his own songs — helping us not just to hear them in a new way, but to feel them in the same new way.
This is the sound of a leaf, tumbling end over end just above the outstretched grass. The sound you hear in between heartbeats. The sound that clouds make as they move across the sky. You’ll hear all of that, and more, if you listen closely enough to Lux
In an often numbingly disengaged world bereft of protest songs — from the left, right or center — Don Quixote is welcome, indeed. As Mayday Radio, singer-songwriter Jeff Ting pushes buttons, and boundaries, that have grown dusty from inattention.
In a pitched battle for Canuck supremacy, Neil Young edged out Rush by just one mention, as we imagined what being stranded on an island just off the coast of Canada might be like.