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George Martin remembered through his recordings

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.

NAMM: The Return of the Mega Musical Playground

by John M. Borack                 The NAMM Show, presented by the National Association of Music Merchants, took center stage at the Anaheim (CA) Convention Center in late January, with musicians, music industry employees, and buyers and sellers of instruments and/or …

Hello There – 25 Great Cheap Trick Songs

A shorter, slightly different version of this list first appeared in my 2007 book, Shake Some Action: The Ultimate Power Pop Guide. Now that Cheap Trick is (finally) (and deservedly) on this year’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ballot, …

Review: “Power Pop Unplugged”

by John M. Borack VARIOUS ARTISTS – Power Pop Unplugged, Volume One (Zero Hour Records) In which 21 artists – some relatively well-known within power pop’s little circle, some not so much – acoustically re-imagine some of the genre’s most …