This week Christopher Long grabs a bag of bargain vinyl from a flea market in Mount Dora, Florida — including You’re Never Alone with a Schizophrenic, the classic 1979 LP from Ian Hunter.
Burn the Rails (Pravda Records). Review by Bob Pomeroy.
Paul Rodgers, Jeff Beck and Ann Wilson unleashed a potent triple bill for the last night of their Stars Align Tour in Tampa. Michelle Wilson was there to rock out with the 70s superstars.
Steve Jones tells of the Sex Pistols and more in Lonely Boy.
A fascinating look at the melding of three seemingly disparate artists during a brief period of time that resulted in some of the most influential music to come out of the Seventies.
The Boxmasters (Sawmill Records/ Vanguard Records). Review by Tim Wardyn.
Capture / Release (V2 Records). Review by Carl F Gauze.
Shrunken Heads (Yep Roc). Review by Matt Parish.
Born to Rock (Self-Released). Review by Kyrby Raine.
The Pleasures of Schizophrenia (Rock Garden). Review by Carl F Gauze.
“Melodic with a touch of groove and an anemic, very white approach to the vocals, but still soulful.” Gail Worley talks to Johnny Marr, currently of The Healers and formerly of the Smiths, and manages to keep it together. Mostly.
Tattooed Millionaire (Columbia). Review by Joe Frietze.
From “Cleveland Rocks” to “All the Young Dudes” to “Once Bitten Twice Shy,” Ian Hunter has been involved in some of the most classic songs in rock history. Gail Worley jumped at a rare chance to talk to this rock n’ roll legend.
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