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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 Knack – Normal as the Next Guy (2001; 2015 reissue)

The Knack – Normal as the Next Guy (2001; 2015 reissue)

‘Normal as the Next Guy’ should have – once again – been more than enough to hot-wire a comeback for the Knack. So what went wrong this time?

Power Pop Songs Other Than ‘Go All The Way’: Gimme Five

Power Pop Songs Other Than ‘Go All The Way’: Gimme Five

Big Star, the Romantics and the Knack make our list of power pop songs that deserve some of the attention that the Raspberries’ titanic hit usually gets.

Rock is Dead! Songs by Todd Rundgren, the Knack, Elvis Costello, others: Gimme Five

Rock is Dead! Songs by Todd Rundgren, the Knack, Elvis Costello, others: Gimme Five

To celebrate October, autumn and U2’s recent marketing fiasco, here’s a few songs about the death of everyone’s favorite bad penny, rock ‘n’ roll.

The Knack – Serious Fun (1991): Forgotten series

The Knack – Serious Fun (1991): Forgotten series

Summer 1979 saw the Knack scurry straight to the top of the charts everywhere with a song that remains the epitome of power pop holiness.

The Knack – Time Waits For No One: The Complete Recordings (2012)

What are the chances of two bands sharing the same moniker, having the same number of members in the group, living in the same locale and recording for the same label? Slimmer than slim, that is for sure, but such is the case here.

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