Eagle’s Rory Gallagher reissue program continues with this solid, overlooked album from 1982, the follow-up to the flashier and more expensive-sounding “Top Priority” from ’79.
Ram could be considered Paul McCartney’s “Sgt. Pepper.” There’s a grab-bag, something-for-everybody musical approach, with folk, rock, pop and orchestrations.
“August and Everything After” was Counting Crows’ defining album; everything “after” was really a disappointment in comparison.
Like Peter Frampton and Foghat with ‘sequels’ to their live albums, Molly Hatchet has followed up its successful “Greatest Hits” album with a second slab.
The Beatles’ sole animated film, “Yellow Submarine,” was out of print for a long time, until it recently was reissued in new packaging and on Blu-ray.
Fans of The English Beat will rejoice accordingly with this 80-track, five-disc box set celebrating the British New Wave band.
When Jerry Lee Lewis moved from Sun Records to Mercury/Smash, producer Shelby Singleton envisioned him doing R&B songs in a pop vein.
OK, this album is one of the great records of the last 20 years, that is, if you like groovy, retro stoner rock with brains. Seriously.
The last five releases in the Queen reissue program cover the band’s least successful period in America. But as with the other reissues, the sound quality is much improved.
Status Quo worked its way through psych, blues, a patented heavy-riff boogie, a sort of sour-pop boogie, and now, its has struck a balance in its sound.