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Tom Petty, Bob Dylan and Joe Strummer: The Singers and the Songs

Tom Petty, Bob Dylan and Joe Strummer: The Singers and the Songs

A look inside Tom Petty’s ‘An American Treasure,’ Bob Dylan’s ‘More Blood, More Tracks: The Bootleg Series Vol. 14’ and ‘Joe Strummer 001.’

Chicago, ‘Ain’t It Time’ from ‘Hot Streets’ (1978): Saturdays in the Park

Chicago, ‘Ain’t It Time’ from ‘Hot Streets’ (1978): Saturdays in the Park

Donnie Dacus clearly felt his moment had arrived after moving from largely uncredited work with Stephen Stills to the spotlight as Chicago’s new guitarist.

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.

Aerosmith – ‘Draw the Line’ (1977): On Second Thought

Aerosmith – ‘Draw the Line’ (1977): On Second Thought

By the time Aerosmith entered the studio to record the follow up to ‘Rocks,’ focus and motivation were absent.

John Lennon – ‘Gimme Some Truth’ and ‘Imagine’ (2018): Movies

John Lennon – ‘Gimme Some Truth’ and ‘Imagine’ (2018): Movies

Younger generations who think Beyoncé invented the visual album should be shown the conceptual film John Lennon and Yoko Ono co-directed in 1971.

Jorge Calderon – ‘Blue Rhythm Highway’ (2018)

Jorge Calderon – ‘Blue Rhythm Highway’ (2018)

Jorge Calderon’s straight-forward ‘Blue Rhythm Highway’ forgoes studio trickery and flash in favor of strong songs and solid playing.

Ry Cooder’s ‘The UFO Has Landed’ Finally Put His Amazing Career in Context

Ry Cooder’s ‘The UFO Has Landed’ Finally Put His Amazing Career in Context

Released 10 years ago this month, ‘UFO Has Landed’ was definitive in a way the always-restless Ry Cooder never quite allowed himself to be.

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.”

Lucas Lee – ‘Lowered Expectations’ (2018)

Lucas Lee – ‘Lowered Expectations’ (2018)

Lucas Lee’s albums are as involving as instrumental rock can be. That’s a testament to his skills as a writer, arranger and musician.

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.

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