With a cover that looks like it came straight from the 1960s, “Lonely & Blue: The Deepest Soul of Otis Redding” puts the spotlight on the soul man’s slow songs.
Here’s our Oct. 15, 2012, update on vinyl records, CDs, Blu-rays, DVDs and music-related books. Featured artists include Rolling Stones, Johnny Cash, Peter Garbriel and Freddie Mercury.
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.
This album is a major treat for Hornsby fans and people who enjoy live albums alike.
This Stax release is more for a casual fan or first-time listener, for whom it’s bound to be a treasure trove.
Savvy producer Don Was keeps the sonic palette of the Williams’ album “Blessed” shifting.
He may not be a household name, but Stephen Kalinich has had his material recorded with Brian Wilson and Sir Paul McCartney — pretty good company.
With her new album, “Horses and Heels,” coming out, Marianne Faithfull will be showcasing new material when she join this year’s Montreal Jazz Festival.
Since its inception more than 40 years ago, NRBQ resumes with the release of a new studio album, “Keep This Love Goin’,” due out July 19, 2011 with a supporting U.S. tour
Neil Diamond fans will certainly welcome the chance to fill in some holes in their collections with “The Bang Years.”