Tag Archives: Tom Petty

A Byrd still flying high

As one of the original members of The Byrds, Chris Hillman was a distinctive figure in the formation of the country rock genre. His Tom Petty-produced solo album, ‘Bidin’ My Time,’ proves the musical energy is forever there.

30 Reviews in Five Days, Pt. 4

by John M. Borack Kaufman – “Scratch” (No label listed) David Kaufman is a talented guitarist from the Los Angeles area whom I know strictly as a sideman, so I was a bit surprised when this solo CD arrived in …

Gin Blossoms are back

If you’re a fan of meat and potatoes pop with no frills and melodies and guitars galore, dive in to the band’s latest release, “No Chocolate Cake.”