Rock author Martin Popoff discusses his book, “Pink Floyd: Album by Album,” among other related topics.
The exclusive distribution deal covers 35 catalog titles from 1978-2015, with 19 Prince titles available beginning in 2018.
Mac Rebennack was run out of his native New Orleans when he was 28 and told to never come back. In Los Angeles, after becoming the go-to guy of recording sessions, he rechristened himself Dr. John, The Night Tripper, and recorded his debut as a solo artist, one of the greatest albums of all-time, 1968’s “Gris-Gris.” Dr. John, now 77, goes over all the fine ingredients that make up this 50-year-old album.
The question is not “why is there so much bad music out there?” The question is, “why has so much of it made its way into your record collection?”
Tony Franklin rose to prominence in the ’80s as the bassist with The Firm, the supergroup that grew out of the ashes of the mighty Led Zeppelin, with Jimmy Page leading on guitar. The 10 albums that influenced Franklin’s life built the backbone of his nickname, “The Fretless Monster.”
The album ‘Inner Secrets’ is a controversial album for many Santana fans. It marks a decided move toward album oriented music. However…
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For the 40th anniversary of Jethro Tull’s ‘Thick As A Brick’ album, vocalist and flutist Ian Anderson has conceived an ambitious sequel and StCleve.com, a reimagining of the original album cover. The fate of character Gerald Bostock is now in the hands of The Ian Anderson Band, now on a worldwide tour.
We’ve turned our Market Watch countdown all the way up to 11 — but for a good cause. We’ve got Hank Mobley two-fer, and we wanted to give another artist a chance to shine in the spotlight, too. What else made the cut?
From Raspberries to Metallica, the Metal broadcast icon was influenced by everything ‘heavy.’