Paul McCartney was slow to embrace touring after leaving the Beatles. His first venture of performances with his new band Wings, was a hastily devised group of shows in the U.K. His next effort was what became known as Wings Over America, a better planned and promoted concert tour in 1976. Below is a list … More Paul McCartney Live Albums: Which is Best?
This album was quite a change from the very accessible and commercial Something/Anything? Todd Rundgren was a garage band wizard at home alone in a studio, it was his creative cocoon. A Wizard A True Star is a wild and disjointed kaleidoscope of song ideas and fragments swirling around in Rundgren’s never-resting mind. In 56 … More Todd Rundgren: A Wizard A True Star (1973)
Homecoming was America’s second album, a sizable step forward in several ways from their debut. I loved the layered acoustic guitars and harmony vocals of their first album. If you’re a guitar freak, that’s a dense album of guitar rhythms. Homecoming displays their tightened songwriting, full band musicianship and more commercial production, but keeps some of … More America: Homecoming (1972)