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Toto, “The Road Goes On” from ‘Tambu’ (1995): Toto Tuesdays

Toto, “The Road Goes On” from ‘Tambu’ (1995): Toto Tuesdays

“The Road Goes On” works like a crescendo, providing the exclamation mark that Toto’s ‘Tambu’ was always building toward.

David Crosby's Sky Trails is out Sept. 29.

David Crosby – ‘Here If You Listen’ (2018)

While nearly all of his contemporaries have flamed out or ambled off into the sunset, David Crosby keeps charging toward the sunrise.

Warren Wiebe – ‘Original Demos’ (2018)

Warren Wiebe – ‘Original Demos’ (2018)

Warren Wiebe’s demos are so well produced and expertly recorded that it’s usually hard to believe they aren’t actually finished songs.

Boz Scaggs Didn’t Take the Standard Approach to Standards on ‘Speak Low’

Boz Scaggs Didn’t Take the Standard Approach to Standards on ‘Speak Low’

The West Coast jazz-inflected ‘Speak Low,’ released 10 years ago today, was a nifty reinvention of the Boz Scaggs aesthetic.

The Beatles, “I’m Looking Through You” from ‘Rubber Soul’ (1965): Deep Beatles

The Beatles, “I’m Looking Through You” from ‘Rubber Soul’ (1965): Deep Beatles

“I’m Looking Through You” paints a vivid picture of a troubled relationship, but another muse may have inspired this Beatles track: Bob Dylan.

Toto bassist Shem von Schroeck: Something Else! Interview

Toto bassist Shem von Schroeck: Something Else! Interview

A stalwart with Kenny Loggins and Don Felder, Shem von Schroeck has one lasting goal: He hopes to be Toto’s “last bass player.”

Joe Mandica – ‘Presents GROOVES’ (2018)

Joe Mandica – ‘Presents GROOVES’ (2018)

Bottled tight with an unlimited supply of hooks and melodies, ‘Joe Mandica Presents GROOVES’ yields one spectacular song after another.

Joe Mandica, “I Feel Fine” (1980): One Track Mind

Joe Mandica, “I Feel Fine” (1980): One Track Mind

A charming trip down memory lane, Joe Mandica’s vintage take on the Beatles will indeed make you feel fine!

Geoff Emerick (1946-2018): An Appreciation

Geoff Emerick (1946-2018): An Appreciation

The man who specialized in “every sound there is,” Geoff Emerick left a lasting impact on music that will forever be celebrated.

Yes, “Walls” from ‘Talk’ (1994): YESterdays

Yes, “Walls” from ‘Talk’ (1994): YESterdays

“Walls” is easily the most commercial song on Yes’ 1994 album ‘Talk,’ but that doesn’t make it a stand-out track.

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