- Music Reviews
- February 21, 2018
Hot Tears (EP) (Innovative Leisure). Review by Phil Bailey.
Legendary southern songwriter Joe South died Wednesday of heart failure. James Mann asks Dan Baird to recall “Hush.”
Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers sell out Orlando’s Amway Arena with the grace and ease of a well-seasoned band with nothing to prove. Jen Cray joins in with the masses on some memorable sing-alongs.
Chimes of Freedom: The Songs of Bob Dylan (Amnesty International). Review by James Mann.
Carl Gauze reviews 19 important people who died this year and just didn’t get the Ink they deserved. Spoiler alert: it was a bad year for Jacks.
Want More (Bloodshot). Review by Scott Adams.
See a Little Light: The Trail of Rage and Melody tells Bob Mould’s entire story — from his abusive childhood to his coming out as a gay man, filled with details and anecdotes from his 50-plus years.
Greatest Hits: Songs from the South Volumes 1 & 2 (Gawd Aggie Recordings/ Universal). Review by Tim Wardyn.
An array of classic rock all-stars came together for one of the most anticipated concert events of the summer, Hippiefest. Chris Long braved hurricane conditions to attend the ’60s throwback spectacular.
Let Alone Sea (pOprOck Records). Review by Al Pergande.
An unauthorized documentary on Neil Young’s career as it spans the history of rock ‘n’ roll.
Live: The Storyteller (Aimless Records). Review by Joe Frietze.
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.
Bob Dylan is revealed to be… Joel Gilbert. At least that’s the impression this amateurish, tabloid style “documentary” leaves you with.
Archive (Box of Vision). Review by Tim Wardyn.
Keys to the Kingdom (Songs of the South). Review by James Mann.
Mojo (Reprise / Wea). Review by Rose Petralia.
Rock & Roll EP (Epitaph). Review by Jen Cray.
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.
Elianne Halbersberg has a good ol’ talk with with Charlie Daniels, professional musician and genuine nice person.