Tag Archives: British Invasion

The Best of the New Blues, Rock, Jazz CDs

The sound filling us up this month with blues, rock, jazz: Adam Ahuja will be the latest one-man band to rock your world. Six new faces come together to make a bold new jazz statement. Mama SpanX will spank you solid. Monk Lives. Jim Shaneberger protests like Dylan. And there’s a new British Invasion.

British Rock Roundup 2017

There are plenty of books that make good music history guides for British Rock. Gillian G. Gaar explores this year’s most interesting releases.

50 good Kinks

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.

The Zombies are back!

With their ‘60s masterpiece “Odessey and Oracle” finally getting the love it deserves, The Zombies move forward with a new studio album and lots of touring. Here is an extensive interview with vocalist Colin Blunstone, keyboardist Rod Argent and bassist Chris White.