The back-to-the-basics approach of ‘A Thesis on the Ballad’ makes its case with the oft-forgotten art of homespun charm and the power of poetry.
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Lesser-known Prince songs – including deep cuts, b-sides and sometimes-overlooked singles – give us new perspective on his vast talents.
Even if you don’t celebrate Christmas, you’re still sure to appreciate both the message and melody of Bradford’s song that illuminates with classic purity.
Michael J. McEvoy joins us to discuss working with famous acts like Steve Winwood, how nature sparks his muse and the death of the American dream.
Reissuing ‘Tug of War’ and ‘Pipes of Peace’ simultaneously poses an intriguing question: Is Paul McCartney inviting us to compare and contrast?
A badly needed reissue reminds us of Suburban Lawns’ focus on new wave excitement and subversion, bolstered by a sense of humor and of the odd.
Paul McCartney has been on a creative tear of late. But first he had to dispense with the overproduced dud ‘Press to Play,’ released on Aug. 25, 1986.
Sweet and sparkly vocals, supported by swarms of sunny harmonies, make Apples in Stereo songs easy to love.
Hall and Oates’ ‘Along the Red Ledge,’ released on August 21, 1978, produced a track by Daryl Hall that John Oates says is his favorite.
Stevie Nicks untangles the history of Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Silver Springs’: ‘An incredible seven minutes’
“Silver Springs” is best known as a highlight from Fleetwood Mac’s ‘The Dance,’ released on August 19, 1997. But it has a complicated backstory.