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Tony Banks – A Chord Too Far

In 1979, two most foreboding albums crept out of the world of Genesis.  The band itself was at the peak of its powers so far, trimmed down to a trio of core musicians, and riding the biggest hit single, “Follow …

The Faces – 5 Guys Fell Out of a Bar


The Faces Faces: You Can Make Me Dance, Sing Or Anything (1970-1975) (Rhino box set) There, it’s been said.  The Faces were never as good as we all thought they were. Live, they were sensational, and all the old clichés …

Rock pioneer Bobby Whitlock hits the road again

Bobby Whitlock and his wife CoCo Carmel. Photo by Todd V. Wolfson/courtesy of Kayos Production.

Playing the songs that have lived on for generations — songs that he wrote with Eric Clapton — Bobby Whitlock and his talented wife CoCo Carmel will travel 5,000 miles to 11 cities on their “Just Us” tour that will feature a different hotshot guitarist in each city.