Post Tagged with: "The Tubes"

Bill Champlin on how Chicago, Toto helped the Tubes hit it big: ‘I was actually the ringer’

Bill Champlin on how Chicago, Toto helped the Tubes hit it big: ‘I was actually the ringer’

The Tubes’ “She’s a Beauty” became not just their biggest hit but also an intriguing intersection between Chicago and Toto. Wait, Chicago and Toto?

Sparks Fly On E Street: Bruce Springsteen, “Book Of Dreams” (1992)

Sparks Fly On E Street: Bruce Springsteen, “Book Of Dreams” (1992)

You wouldn’t think that there’d be a connection between Bruce Springsteen and The Tubes but there is. In my head, at least.

Todd Rundgren, “Love My Way” (2011): One Track Mind

Is there another mainstream performer who could go — who, you know, would go — from making a bashy Yardbirds-do-Robert Johnson blues album over to this aridly propulsive synth-pop?

Guilty pleasures: The classic-rock live album

by Mark Saleski Superfluous. Meaningless. Pointless. Redundent. Obligatory. No, I haven’t been playing with my thesaurus. These are just some of the words that are often used to describe live recordings.

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