After Jimi’s death on September 18, 1970, there was a gold rush on both Hendrix and “Hendrix” product.
From The Stacks: ‘Steve Howe With Bodast: The Early Years’
Juvenilia is the Star Wars prequels of the music geek universe.
From The Stacks: ‘Woodstock – Back To The Garden: The Definitive 50th Anniversary Archive’
It took half a century, but Warner Brothers finally released the complete Woodstock. Well, almost.
Deep Cuts: Songs For the Heat
Summer’s here and the time is right to be bitchin’ ’bout the heat.
From The Stacks: ‘Cat Mother and the All Night Newsboys’
Here’s one for the “interesting footnotes” section of your record collection.
From The Stacks: ‘The 1969 Warner/Reprise Songbook’
The 1969 Warner/Reprise Songbook is the first collection in a series that ran until 1980. That series is known as the Loss Leaders, because for two bucks buyers got a two record […]
Deep Cuts: Motorcycle Songs
The motorcycle outlaw has been a potent archetype since Brando.
Deep Cuts: Covers Better Than The Originals
Here’s another playlist that started as a discussion in the Facebook music group that I manage. Last week’s “live tracks better than their studio cousins” list led to the suggestion of cover […]
Deep Cuts: Your Funeral Playlist
While you’re reading this, I’m sitting stiffly in my Sunday clothes, paying my respects to a lost friend. Too soon, too soon.
Deep Cuts: 1968
The late ’60s come down to two years musically, and 1968 ain’t one of them.