Recorded in 2018, but not released until until December 2022, a little more than a month before he died at age 81. David Crosby was quite busy in his last years, touring and releasing several studio albums. It was a creative period, partially driven by financial reasons. As a legacy artist, he had to generate … More David Crosby: Live at the Capitol Theatre (review)
I had great anticipation for these films and books. I often read books by authors I follow or people in the news that have some interesting revelations. I’m very selected about films too, my attention span is pretty short for poorly made or mindlessness. Music is an entirely different matter. I have my preferences, but … More Recent Film, Book and Music Disappointments
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)
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