Today on Blogcritics
Home » Author Archives: David Bowling (page 2)

Author Archives: David Bowling

Little Stevie Wonder Was Number One 50 Years Ago This Week


“Fingertips (Pt. 2)” may seem raw and a bit antiquated today but in 1963, it was Wonder's very first big hit. Read More »

Music Review: George Thorogood and the Destroyers – ‘George Thorogood and The Destroyers’ [2013 Reissue]


Thorogood's debut didn't revolutionize American blues or rock and roll but it's enjoyable for the beer hall or smoky night club. Read More »

Music Review: Thelonious Monk and Gerry Mulligan – ‘Mulligan Meets Monk’ – [Remastered]

Mulligan Meets Monk (500x500)

This team-up may not be the best album of their careers but it was one of the most interesting. Read More »

“So Much in Love” by The Tymes Was Number One 50 Years Ago This Week


During their long year career, this R&B vocal group only spent a single week at number one in a career that has spanned half a century. Read More »

Music Review: Elvis Presley – ‘Elvis at Stax’ [Deluxe Edition/3-CD Box Set]


This Elvis reissue is not the place to introduce yourself to his music. It's for the collector who wants to dig a little deeper into his legacy. Read More »

Music Review: Tom Rush – ‘Celebrates 50 Years of Music’ (CD+DVD)


The folk singer-songwriter's 50th anniversary concert, an appropriate way for him to honor his life’s journey in music. Read More »

Music Review: Wes Montgomery – ‘So Much Guitar!’ (Remastered)


One of the legendary guitarist's underrated albums has been reissued as part of Concord Music Group's Original Jazz Classics Remasters series. Read More »

Music Review: Blackmore’s Night – ‘Dancer and the Moon’


Blackmore's Night may not have re-invented themselves, but their latest album of familiar music should please their fans. Read More »

Jan & Dean Were Number One 50 Years Ago This Week


Brian Wilson co-wrote the first number one surf song of the rock and roll era. Unfortunately for him, it was not The Beach Boys who recorded the song. Read More »

Music Review: The Greencards – ‘Sweetheart of the Sun’


The Greencards add some sophistication to their brand of newgrass that takes the band in some new directions. Read More »