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Chicago, “Paris” from Chicago XI (1977): Saturdays in the Park

Chicago, “Paris” from Chicago XI (1977): Saturdays in the Park

The second bonus track on the Rhino remaster of 1977’s ‘Chicago XI’ is an enjoyable, if not remarkable, listen.

Circles Around the Sun – Let It Wander (2018)

Circles Around the Sun – Let It Wander (2018)

Is it jazz-rock fusion or just instrumental jam-rock? Such descriptions are superfluous when the music connects as ‘Let It Wander’ by Circles Around The Sun does.

Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons – The Classic Albums Box; Frankie Valli – Selected Solo Works (2014)

Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons – The Classic Albums Box; Frankie Valli – Selected Solo Works (2014)

Rhino capitalizes on the upcoming ‘Jersey Boys’ movie with timely box sets.

Irma Thomas – Full Time Woman: The Lost Cotillion Album (2014)

Not yet recognized as the Soul Queen of New Orleans, Irma Thomas had gone some time without a hit by the time she signed with Atlantic’s Cotillion subsidiary in the early 1970s. She’d last charted a pop hit in 1966, and had only gotten to No. 42 with her most recent R&B hit — back in 1968.

R.E.M. – Green: 25th Anniversary Deluxe Edition (2013)

If 1987’s Document heralded the moment when R.E.M. started to get away from us, the follow up Green confirmed things: This wasn’t going to be our little secret anymore.

Nuggets: Original Artyfacts From The First Psychedelic Era 1965-1968 (2012 Anniversary Edition)

Nuggets: Original Artyfacts From The First Psychedelic Era 1965-1968 (2012 Anniversary Edition)

At first, ‘Nuggets: Original Artyfacts’ seemed dated and raw, but those very traits eventually turned it into an incredibly groundbreaking piece of work.

Stephen Stills – ‘Carry On’ (2013)

Stephen Stills – ‘Carry On’ (2013)

Though his bandmate Neil Young is more often fetishized, this set makes clear Stephen Stills’ creative depth.

The Shadows of Knight – Dark Sides: The Best of the Shadows of Knight (1994)

Initially released in early 1965 by Them (featuring a young Van Morrison on vocals), “Gloria” went onto become a certified garage punk and bar band staple.

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