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George Martin remembered through his recordings

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The late Sir George Martin is best known for steering The Beatles in the right creative direction in the studio. But he took on remarkably varied projects with other artists. Here is a list of some of Martin’s most memorable recordings.

50 good Kinks

This album cover (minus the  vinyl) of “Kinks Greatest Hits” (Marble Arch Records MALS 1403, Canadian, 1975) was signed by both Ray and Dave Davies and sold by Heritage Auctions this year for a cool $400. Photo image courtesy of HA.com.

There wasn’t nearly as much hoopla when The Kinks turned 50. But, hey, The Kinks’ music can hold up to any of the classic bands – defunct or still standing. Here are our picks for the band’s best songs – 50 of them.

Classic Alice Cooper Band memorabilia up for auction

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Heritage Auctions is presenting vintage Alice Cooper Band memorabilia in its “Entertainment & Music Memorabilia Signature Auction,” beginning on February 20. The Alice Cooper items up for auction are directly from drummer Neal Smith’s personal collection. Neal Smith talks to Goldmine about the auction.