Saturday , May 25 2024

Jeff Burger

Jeff Burger’s website, byjeffburger.com, contains half a century's worth of music reviews and commentary. His books include Dylan on Dylan: Interviews and Encounters, Lennon on Lennon: Conversations with John Lennon, Leonard Cohen on Leonard Cohen: Interviews and Encounters, and Springsteen on Springsteen: Interviews, Speeches, and Encounters.

Music Reviews: Chip Taylor’s ‘Behind the Sky,’ plus Jazz Giants Chet Baker, Sun Ra, and Art Tatum, and More

Chip Taylor

Reviews of the effusive latest Chip Taylor CD, plus jazz greats Chet Baker, Sun Ra, and Art Tatum, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, and Crow and Gazelle.

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Music Reviews: The Doors Live in Sweden in 1968, plus Gene Clark; Richard, Cam & Bert; and the Flying Burrito Brothers

The Doors Konserthuset Stockholm

The Doors' 'Live at the Matrix, 1967' captures the then-little-known group as it experimented with early versions of the material that would soon bring it fame.

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Music Reviews: Willie Nile, New Riders of the Purple Sage, Ann Savoy, Stephen Bluhm, the Stetson Family, and Misner & Smith

Willie Nile Live at Daryls

Reviews: Live albums from Willie Nile and New RIders of the Purple Sage, plus Ann Savoy, Stephen Bluhm, Stateon Family, and Misner & Smith.

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Music Reviews: The Wandering Hearts, plus Domenic Cicala, the HawtThorns, Dawn Landes, and the Glass Hours         

Wandering Hearts

The new album from the Wandering Hearts features upbeat, radio-friendly melodies and evokes 1960s and 1970s work by acts such as Fleetwood Mac, Simon and Garfunkel, and the Mamas and the Papas.

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Music and Book Reviews: Wonder Women of Country, plus Thee Sinseers, Matt Blake, Pete Ham, and Eddie Hinton

onder Women of Country

Texas-based trio Wonder Women of Country consists of longtime alt-country artist Kelly Willis; Melissa Carper, whose excellent 'Ramblin’ Soul' appeared in 2022; and Brennen Leigh.

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Music Reviews: ‘New Guitars in Town’ (a Power-Pop Anthology), plus Christian Parker, Ted Russell Kamp, Marcia Griffiths, Willie Lindo

New Guitars in Town

Reviews: an anthology of UK power pop, plus Christian Parker, Ted Russell Kamp, and reggae from 1974.

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Music & Film Reviews: Dion’s ‘Girl Friends’ and the Rolling Stones ‘Live at the Wiltern,’ plus John Smith and Doris Troy

Dion Girl Friends

Dion duets with female artists on a new album proving that he can still make great music well into his 80s.

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