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Badfinger’s ‘No Matter What’ didn’t always have that crazy-cool solo

Badfinger’s ‘No Matter What’ didn’t always have that crazy-cool solo

Badfinger’s Joey Molland talks to us about a moment of inspiration on “No Matter What,” which arrived as part of ‘No Dice’ this month in 1970.

The Beatles’ still-flawed Let It Be … Naked adds detail to their journey

The Beatles’ still-flawed Let It Be … Naked adds detail to their journey

The Beatles’ ‘Let It Be … Naked,’ released this month in 2003, works as a kind of artistic bridge toward later individual personas.

Genesis, “No Son of Mine” from We Can’t Dance (1991): One Track Mind

Genesis, “No Son of Mine” from We Can’t Dance (1991): One Track Mind

Genesis’ “No Son of Mine,” released on Nov. 11, 1991 as part of ‘We Can’t Dance,’ couldn’t have been more different than “The Living Years.”

A side-stage Svengali, Allen Toussaint found musical salvation in Katrina

A side-stage Svengali, Allen Toussaint found musical salvation in Katrina

Allen Toussaint, who has died at 77, was always content to work behind the scenes – until a devastating storm swept him from New Orleans.

John Lennon, “Out the Blue” from Mind Games (1973): One Track Mind

John Lennon, “Out the Blue” from Mind Games (1973): One Track Mind

Released on Nov. 2, 1973, ‘Mind Games’ opened the door for John Lennon’s Lost Weekend. One song hinted at the sweet reconciliation to come.

Tom Petty’s superlative Wildflowers pointed toward a more mature path

Tom Petty’s superlative Wildflowers pointed toward a more mature path

Tom Petty’s complex and satisfying ‘Wildflowers,’ released on Nov. 1, 1994, is a place we still like to go from time to time.

Paul McCartney, “Hey Hey” from Pipes of Peace (1983): One Track Mind

Paul McCartney, “Hey Hey” from Pipes of Peace (1983): One Track Mind

Stanley Clarke made a key assist on Paul McCartney’s ‘Pipes of Peace,’ released Oct. 31, 1983. He tells us why those sessions were among his favorites.

Buffalo Springfield, “Mr. Soul” from Buffalo Springfield Again (1967): One Track Mind

Buffalo Springfield, “Mr. Soul” from Buffalo Springfield Again (1967): One Track Mind

Buffalo Springfield’s “Mr. Soul,” released Oct. 30, 1967 on ‘Again,’ hints at the complex, sometimes confusing solo career to come for Neil Young.

Billy Sherwood + Tony Kaye and Chris Squire, “The Citizen” (2015): One Track Mind

Billy Sherwood + Tony Kaye and Chris Squire, “The Citizen” (2015): One Track Mind

The late Yes legend Chris Squire plays a critical role in Billy Sherwood’s just-released new song “The Citizen.”

Bob Dylan, “Jokerman” from Infidels (1983): One Track Mind

Bob Dylan, “Jokerman” from Infidels (1983): One Track Mind

There’s a labyrinthine quality to “Jokerman,” released by Bob Dylan on Oct. 27, 1983 at part of ‘Infidels,’ that makes it endlessly fascinating.