- Music Reviews
- October 20, 2017
“Sincerely, L. Cohen: A Live Celebration” (Potato Family Records). Review by Bob Pomeroy.
Arthur Alexander (Omnivore Recordings). Review by James Mann.
Red Hot: A Memphis Celebration of Sun Records (Americana Music Society Records). Review by James Mann.
Skeletons. Review by Joe Frietze.
Country Funk II: 1967-1974 (Light In The Attic Records). Review by James Mann.
Handwritten (Mercury Records). Review by Jen Cray.
Here’s Little Richard ( Specialty Records). Review by James Mann.
Do The Funky Chicken (Stax). Review by James Mann.
Andrew Shaylor immersed himself in the wild, raw rockabilly subculture until he emerged with this exhaustive photographic record.
An unauthorized documentary on Neil Young’s career as it spans the history of rock ‘n’ roll.
The Monument Singles Collection (Legacy Recordings). Review by Carl F Gauze.
Hard Bargain (Nonesuch Records). Review by James Mann.
The 7th annual Wanee Festival, hosted by The Allman Brothers Band, brought icons of Rock ‘n’ Roll’s past to idyllic Live Oak, FL. Phillip Haire soaked it all in before staggering to his campsite each night.
Bruno MacDonald aims for a paper wiki of rock history, showing the connections that casual fans might miss, in this interesting take on the history of rock ‘n’ roll.
God of rock ‘n’ roll flute and leader of Jethro Tull, Ian Anderson, opens his US tour in Orlando. Carl F Gauze watches from the balcony and tries not to get too distracted by the aging fans and their frail bladders.
The Fallen resembles Akira Kurosawa’s Rashomon, trying to get at the story of The Fall by letting everyone tell their conflicting versions of the band’s true story. And by everyone, Matthew Moyer means EVERYONE.
It wasn’t all Bach and hypochondria in the life of mercurial pianist Glenn Gould. Shelton Hull finds this new biography awash in details of the great musician’s love life and other psychological insights.
Jeff Schweers buries this morbid, creepy, gag-inducing yet glossy coffee table tome about dead rock stars, where they died, and their final resting places.
Rockabilly, blues, jazz – delightful Dublin diva Imelda May put everything but the kitchen sink on the Moore Theater’s stage. Seattle hepcat Steve Stav was there to admire it all.