Best Songwriters

Who are the best songwriters?  There are many to choose from.  There are some great songwriting teams, but I am only going to talk about individuals who write both music and lyrics. These are in no particular order. Bob Dylan – Bob has been at it for nearly 60 years.  He is not a great … More Best Songwriters

ELO: Time (1981)

“Remember the good old 1980s.” That is the first lyric in “21st Century Man.”  Not my most favorite time, certainly not for music. Someone asked me about this album and I had to dig it out of my collection to take a listen. The 1980s sound of ELO (the Electric Light Orchestra for the purists) … More ELO: Time (1981)

Progressive Rock: Coming in for a Landing

An exciting genre of music enjoyed a tremendous popularity from the late 1960’s through the 1970’s, but even stalwarts like Genesis, Yes, King Crimson, ELP, Jethro Tull, Moody Blues and Renaissance either changed their style or broke up.  Progressive rock didn’t die, it soldiered on but with less popularity as waves of new musical style … More Progressive Rock: Coming in for a Landing