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‘That might happen’: Gregg Rolie confirms talks for a reunion with Carlos Santana

Gregg Rolie had become so estranged from Carlos Santana by the time they were set to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame that he almost didn’t attend. They’re apparently inching closer to reconciliation now.

Nancy Wilson on how Heart’s music changed in the 1980s: ‘It got a little shallow’

Over the years, Heart’s ’80s-era work has been criticized for its synthy feel and use of outside composers. That’s not what still bothers Nancy Wilson.

Steely Dan Sunday, "The Goodbye Look" (1982)

< >> *** STEELY DAN SUNDAY INDEX *** Fagen’s dry wit comes to the fore on this song about an American couple on holiday at a Caribbean resort when an revolution happens upon them.

Forgotten series: The Sons of Champlin – Fat City (1999)

Hailing from Mill Valley, located north of San Francisco right across the Golden Gate Bridge, the Sons of Champlin became one of the region’s most visible and inspiring bands.

Everest – On Approach (2010)

Over that past few decades, the consolidation of radio and record label ownership has had an “interesting” effect on record releases: They have become quite a bit more homogeneous

'You have to get over it': Rush guitarist Alex Lifeson on the death of the album

As sad as classic album-rockers like Rush are to see long-form recordings lose momentum in the marketplace, the new single-song market has its advantages, guitarist Alex Lifeson says: It keeps fans engaged.

Jeff Lynne reunites with former Electric Light Orchestra bandmate Richard Tandy

Even as Jeff Lynne is set to issue new solo versions of his greatest hits with the Electric Light Orchestra, he has reunited with former ELO member Richard Tandy. Videos of the pair performing “Showdown” and “Evil Woman” have been posted to elo.biz.

Ry Cooder – Election Special (2012)

Ry Cooder has a way with words, a way with song. He can catch a nasty groove, and toss off a ripped-from-the-headlines insult like nobody this side of Bob Dylan. Who can forget the way he cuffed around unscrupulous bankers last year?

On Second Thought: Hall and Oates – Abandoned Luncheonette (1973)

Hall and Oates have always been an enigma. To this day, they remain an immensely talented duo capable of some of the greatest white R&B vocal harmonies ever put down on vinyl.

Gimme Five: Songs where Supertramp, well, sucked

Supertramp’s golden era is generally understood to have been between 1974-79, spanning Crime of the Century through Breakfast in America. Perhaps predictably, none of our selections come from that period.

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