Post Tagged with: "One Track Mind"

Graham Parker and the Rumour, “Railroad Spikes” from Mystery Glue (2015)

Graham Parker and the Rumour, “Railroad Spikes” from Mystery Glue (2015)

Graham Parker and the Rumour returned after three decades as if nothing had changed. Everything had changed, of course. Well, except for these guys.

Fortunato Isgro, Joe Mandica + Tony Pantano, “Didn’t Take The Time” (2015)

Fortunato Isgro, Joe Mandica + Tony Pantano, “Didn’t Take The Time” (2015)

“Didn’t Take The Time,” from Fortunato Isgro, Joe Mandica and Tony Pantano, is one of those rare country songs capable of pleasing all kinds of music fans.

Nick Hempton, “Catch Up [Catch and Release #7]” (2015): One Track Mind

Nick Hempton, “Catch Up [Catch and Release #7]” (2015): One Track Mind

Here is a review of the seventh song from Nick Hempton’s ‘Catch and Release’ series. “Catch Up” features his base quartet playing a little free form jazz.

Larry Campbell + Teresa Williams, “Surrender to Love” (2015): One Track Mind

Larry Campbell + Teresa Williams, “Surrender to Love” (2015): One Track Mind

Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams’ “Surrender to Love” shares a feel with Levon Helm’s Midnight Rambles, but the passionate intimacy is theirs alone.

Boz Scaggs, “Some Change” from Some Change (1994): One Track Mind

Boz Scaggs, “Some Change” from Some Change (1994): One Track Mind

‘Some Change,’ released on April 5, 1994, reestablished everything that made Boz Scaggs the master of both lover-man ballads and roots rock.

Pat Martino + Jim Ridl, “The Phineas Trane” from Nexus (2015)

Pat Martino + Jim Ridl, “The Phineas Trane” from Nexus (2015)

Pat Martino was moved to pick up the guitar again after hearing Jim Ridl, and that deep connection is thrown into high relief on this standout track.

Chris Stamey, “Universe-sized Arms” from Euphoria (2015): One Track Mind

Chris Stamey, “Universe-sized Arms” from Euphoria (2015): One Track Mind

“Universe-sized Arms” is a strange-bird of a song, so much like the earliest of Chris Stamey’s triumphs but also like something else entirely.

Jefferson Starship, “Find Your Way Back” from Modern Times (1981): One Track Mind

Jefferson Starship, “Find Your Way Back” from Modern Times (1981): One Track Mind

Released this week in 1981 as part of ‘Modern Times,’ “Find Your Way Back” represents the zenith of Jefferson Starship’s heavier-rocking period.

Boz Scaggs + Bonnie Raitt, “Hell To Pay” from A Fool to Care (2015): One Track Mind

Boz Scaggs + Bonnie Raitt, “Hell To Pay” from A Fool to Care (2015): One Track Mind

“Hell to Pay” doesn’t represent the rootsy Bonnie Raitt pushing Boz Scaggs into a new direction, so much as reminding him from whence he came.

Todd Rundgren, “Rise” from Global (2015): One Track Mind

Todd Rundgren, “Rise” from Global (2015): One Track Mind

The sweeping, deeply inspiring “Rise” keeps the synths, even as Todd Rundgren begins looking outward rather than inward.