This week, Christopher Long reflects fondly on his misfit tweenage daze, as he discovers a reasonably healthy used vinyl copy of City Nights, the 1978 sophomore set from Canadian pop-rock kingpin, Nick Gilder — for just six bucks!
Rock and roll may never die, but it is old enough to collect social security and occasionally struggles with overdoses. Carl F. Gauze sets up at the quiet bar, where he can still hear his wife, for Rock of Ages at Garden Theatre, Orlando.
No Good Deed (Pretty Good For A Girl Records). Review by Michelle Wilson.
Unwilling Participant. Review by Bob Pomeroy.
Brighton (Exotic Fever). Review by Bob Pomeroy.
Something to Die for (SideOneDummy Records). Review by Jen Cray.
Cosmetic Liquor Love Songs EP. Review by Al Pergande.
Turning Point. Review by Robert Sutton.
This Crazy Life (Geffen). Review by Aaron Shaul.
More Than Motion (Tooth & Nail). Review by Daniel Mitchell.
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