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Nick DeRiso’s Mid-Year Best of 2015 (Reissues + Live): Rolling Stones, John Oates, Yes + others

Nick DeRiso’s Mid-Year Best of 2015 (Reissues + Live): Rolling Stones, John Oates, Yes + others

This Mid-Year Best of 2015 list also includes Emerson Lake and Palmer, Gov’t Mule, Jeff Beck, Lead Belly, the Knack and the Staple Singers.

The conflicted history of Sammy Hagar’s Van Halen smash “Right Now”: ‘It shows you what I know’

The conflicted history of Sammy Hagar’s Van Halen smash “Right Now”: ‘It shows you what I know’

“Right Now,” released this week as part of 1991’s ‘For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge,’ was both a huge Van Halen hit and a harbinger of their eventual split.

Steely Dan’s underrated Everything Must Go is even more pertinent today

Steely Dan’s underrated Everything Must Go is even more pertinent today

Steely Dan’s ‘Everything Must Go,’ released on June 10, 2003, just gets better with age. So, let’s try it in reverse order.

Royal Southern Brotherhood, “Don’t Look Back” (2015): Something Else! exclusive stream

Royal Southern Brotherhood, “Don’t Look Back” (2015): Something Else! exclusive stream

Here is the world premiere of the title track from the Royal Southern Brotherhood’s new album, ‘Don’t Look Back.’ The RSB train rolls on.

The History of Canadian Rock ‘n’ Roll, by Bob Mersereau (2015): Books

The History of Canadian Rock ‘n’ Roll, by Bob Mersereau (2015): Books

Touching base on everything and anything, Bob Mersereau’s ‘The History of Canadian Rock ‘n’ Roll’ affirms how multi-faceted the country is.

Left Lane Cruiser, “Dirty Spliff Blues,” from Dirty Spliff Blues (2015): Something Else! sneak peek

Left Lane Cruiser, “Dirty Spliff Blues,” from Dirty Spliff Blues (2015): Something Else! sneak peek

In advising not to mix marijuana with tobacco in your blunt, Left Lane Cruiser is graciously handing out a pro tip. And some more damned nice ‘n’ dirty rock and roll, too.

The Sonics – Here Are The Sonics!!! (1965): On Second Thought

The Sonics – Here Are The Sonics!!! (1965): On Second Thought

To be played at “annoy the neighbors until they call the cops” volume, ‘Here Are The Sonics!!!’ contains the work of accidental geniuses.

Bruce Springsteen – Human Touch / Lucky Town (1992): Deep Cuts

Bruce Springsteen – Human Touch / Lucky Town (1992): Deep Cuts

Mark Saleski digs into Bruce Springsteen’s twin releases with the Other Band from March 31, 1992, ‘Human Touch’ and ‘Lucky Town.’

Kevin Gilbert, “Kashmir” from Thud (1995): One Track Mind

Kevin Gilbert, “Kashmir” from Thud (1995): One Track Mind

The late, insanely talented Kevin Gilbert takes on a Led Zeppelin classic — and comes out on top.

Steely Dan Sunday: Katy Lied turns 40 this month

Steely Dan Sunday: Katy Lied turns 40 this month

This month, Steely Dan’s ‘Katy Lied’ turned 40 years old. Here are some reasons why it’s good enough to overcome an infamous mixing fiasco.