The fourth album by the folk-rock group, America. Holiday followed the uninspiring and commercially weak, Hat Trick. The album featured the songs “Tin Man” and “Lonely People”, both top five hits, and the album rose to number three on the Billboard chart. Holiday was the first of the group’s albums to be produced by George … More America: Holiday (1974)
George Martin will forever be linked with the Beatles, and deservedly so. Besides the eight years with the Beatles, and his other Beatles projects, he produced many artists before and after the Beatles. Here are a dozen favorite projects, some of my favorites, out of the many he did. “Don’t Let the Sun Catch You … More George Martin: Other Works
Jeff Beck was in constant motion, the 1970s was a period of evolution and experimentation, and great musical output. Frankly, it is hard for me to pick a favorite album, I have several during the decade. He made two albums in the middle of the decade, referred to as jazz-fusion, which was an exciting style … More Jeff Beck: Blow By Blow or Wired?
Cheap Trick is an enduring band. Decades after radio stopped playing their new songs, they are going strong, touring and releasing new music. In 2016, they were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Nice honor, but the RRHOF is a joke. It’s hard to pick a favorite Cheap Trick album, so I … More Cheap Trick: 13 songs
“A Horse With No Name,” “I Need You,” “Sister Golden Hair,” “Ventura Highway” and others. Big hits of the early 1970s. Two years ago, I saw them in concert and marveled at how good they sounded. Dewey Bunnell and Gerry Beckley are celebrating 50 years together this year. America hit the big time right out … More America (the band)