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The Beatles, “Little Child” from With the Beatles (1963): Deep Beatles

The Beatles, “Little Child” from With the Beatles (1963): Deep Beatles

“Little Child” paints a tantalizing picture of the organic sound of the Beatles, giving a taste of their early years.

Toto, “The Turning Point” from Tambu (1995): Toto Tuesdays

Toto, “The Turning Point” from Tambu (1995): Toto Tuesdays

Through it fizzled as a single, Toto’s clean, organic “Turning Point” again exceeds anything their contemporaries were doing at the time.

Natalie and Zachary Wilksch, “Can’t Get Your Face Off My Mind” (2018): One Track Mind

Natalie and Zachary Wilksch, “Can’t Get Your Face Off My Mind” (2018): One Track Mind

Boasting a gripping sing-a-long chorus, Natalie and Zachary Wilksch have produced one of those songs that will be swimming inside your head for eternity.

Eric Carmen – Eric Carmen (1975): On Second Thought

Eric Carmen – Eric Carmen (1975): On Second Thought

Wearing his heart and influences on his sleeve, Eric Carmen created a cherished debut album that was true to his soul.

Steve Porcaro on Toto’s 2018 U.S. Tour, New Music and the ‘Horror’ of Singing

Steve Porcaro on Toto’s 2018 U.S. Tour, New Music and the ‘Horror’ of Singing

Steve Porcaro joins Preston Frazier for a preview of Toto’s next tour dates, and a frank discussion about the challenges of taking over vocals on stage.

Joe Mandica, “Unexpectedly” (2018): One Track Mind

Joe Mandica, “Unexpectedly” (2018): One Track Mind

Until the new album from the Initiative arrives later this year, we are fortunate to be treated to songs like Joe Mandica’s heart-tugging “Unexpectedly.”

Tony De Meur, of the Fabulous Poodles: Something Else! Interview

Tony De Meur, of the Fabulous Poodles: Something Else! Interview

Tony De Meur discusses the struggles he had in compiling the Fabulous Poodles’ new ‘Mirror Stars’ box set, and the possibility of a long-hoped-for reunion.

Vince Tomas, “Anything and Everything” (2018): One Track Mind

Vince Tomas, “Anything and Everything” (2018): One Track Mind

Refreshing and ultra-catchy, Vince Tomas’ “Anything and Everything” is the perfect summer song.

Four Jacks and a Jill, “Master Jack” (1968): One Track Mind

Four Jacks and a Jill, “Master Jack” (1968): One Track Mind

Included among the array of oddities on AM radio in 1968 was Four Jacks and a Jill’s inventive, weirdly archaic “Master Jack.”

Chicago, “Baby, What a Big Surprise” from Chicago XI (1977): Saturdays in the Park

Chicago, “Baby, What a Big Surprise” from Chicago XI (1977): Saturdays in the Park

Lounging between Chicago’s vintage poppier moments and the slicker stance they’d recently adopted, “Baby, What a Big Surprise” is the best of both worlds.

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