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The Beatles – Abbey Road (1969): On Second Thought

The Beatles – Abbey Road (1969): On Second Thought

Simultaneously the Beatles at their best, and the sound of a band disintegrating.

Across the Great Divide: The Band, “Ain’t That a Lot of Love” from Islands (1977)

Across the Great Divide: The Band, “Ain’t That a Lot of Love” from Islands (1977)

Slow to get started, this R&B romp finishes on a high note.

Don Felder on the Eagles’ struggles to complete The Long Run: ‘We kept trying to raise the bar higher’

Don Felder on the Eagles’ struggles to complete The Long Run: ‘We kept trying to raise the bar higher’

Feeling pressure from all sides, the Eagles simply cracked.

Something Else! sneak peek: Bryan Ferry, “Loop De Li” from Avonmore (2014)

Something Else! sneak peek: Bryan Ferry, “Loop De Li” from Avonmore (2014)

There’s a depth to the best of his music, a transportive quality.

One Track Mind: Thompson, “One Life at a Time” from Family (2014)

One Track Mind: Thompson, “One Life at a Time” from Family (2014)

Richard Thompson sings here about taking a moment to understand blessings, beginning with the blessing of being left alone. Completely understandable, considering the situation.

‘So much talent and invention': Silk Degree launched Boz Scaggs’ solo career, and Toto too

‘So much talent and invention': Silk Degree launched Boz Scaggs’ solo career, and Toto too

“We really opened doors for each other,” Scaggs tells us.

Something Else! sneak peek: Carmen Lundy, “Grace” from Soul to Soul (2014)

Something Else! sneak peek: Carmen Lundy, “Grace” from Soul to Soul (2014)

She explores this turbulently resonant tale with a South African guest vocalist.

Steely Dan Sunday: Songs That Got Us Hooked on Steely Dan

Steely Dan Sunday: Songs That Got Us Hooked on Steely Dan

Our panel of Steely Dan fanatics reminisce about that magic moment when their minds were blown away by the artful brilliance of Donald Fagen and Walter Becker.

Garden Music Project – Inspired by Syd Barrett’s Artwork (2014)

Garden Music Project – Inspired by Syd Barrett’s Artwork (2014)

A canny amplification of Barrett’s muse, beyond the hippie-fied stuff.

One Track Mind: Marianne Faithfull, “Sparrows Will Sing” from Give My Love To London (2014)

One Track Mind: Marianne Faithfull, “Sparrows Will Sing” from Give My Love To London (2014)

Faithfull’s take on a Roger Waters song finds new depths of emotion.