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Andrew Barker – Barker Trio (2015)

Andrew Barker – Barker Trio (2015)

The free-playing Barker Trio strikes wide contrasting moods, not allowing themselves to be limited by a limited number of instruments.

As Gov’t Mule reached a turning point, By a Thread delivered

As Gov’t Mule reached a turning point, By a Thread delivered

Gov’t Mule dug deeply for ‘By a Thread,’ released on Oct. 27, 2009, retaining all of their soul and grit even as they emerged with a new lineup.

Quadrophenia was more than the Who’s ‘other’ rock opera

Quadrophenia was more than the Who’s ‘other’ rock opera

Released on Oct. 26, 1973, ‘Quadrophenia’ has never quite escaped the shadow of ‘Tommy,’ despite the Who’s best efforts. Here’s why it should have.

Neil Young’s Chrome Dreams II was a smorgasbord highlighted by one epic triumph

Neil Young’s Chrome Dreams II was a smorgasbord highlighted by one epic triumph

‘Chrome Dreams II,’ released Oct. 23, 2007, showcased all of Neil Young’s many sides. A blockbuster 18-minute track brought everything into focus.

Even today, Robert Plant and Alison Krauss’ Raising Sand confounds expectations

Even today, Robert Plant and Alison Krauss’ Raising Sand confounds expectations

The heavily praised ‘Raising Sand,’ released on Oct. 23, 2007, doesn’t sound like either Robert Plant or Alison Krauss – and that’s a good thing.

Warren Zevon found a drunken moment of brilliance with the Hindu Love Gods

Warren Zevon found a drunken moment of brilliance with the Hindu Love Gods

Warren Zevon’s one-off collaboration with members of R.E.M. in the Hindu Love Gods was filled with comfy cover tunes. But one of them stood out.

Steve Lukather kept Toto’s legacy alive with All’s Well That Ends Well

Steve Lukather kept Toto’s legacy alive with All’s Well That Ends Well

When ‘All’s Well That Ends Well’ arrived on Oct. 11, 2010, it looked as if Toto was over. Steve Lukather stepped forward to accept the mantle.

Miles Davis pushed free-form fusion to the very limit with On the Corner

Miles Davis pushed free-form fusion to the very limit with On the Corner

Released on Oct. 11, 1972, Miles Davis’ ‘On the Corner’ remains fresh and funky. So, why isn’t it more widely accepted as a fusion masterpiece?

The Pretenders took an unusual path back to relevance on Break Up the Concrete

The Pretenders took an unusual path back to relevance on Break Up the Concrete

With ‘Break Up the Concrete,’ released Oct. 7, 2008, the Pretenders found their old edge – but not with a return to hard-driving punk styles.

Keith Richards, “Take It So Hard” from Talk Is Cheap (1988): One Track Mind

Keith Richards, “Take It So Hard” from Talk Is Cheap (1988): One Track Mind

‘Talk Is Cheap,’ released by the Rolling Stones’ Keith Richards on Oct. 3, 1988, was an island of rock and roll grit in a sea of shallow glitter.