Friday , July 23 2021

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: ‘Peter Stampfel’s 20th Century in 100 Songs,’ Plus Steve Goodman and Buddy Holly’s Crickets

Longtime folk-music eccentric Peter Stampfel delivers a song for every year from 1901 to 2000. Plus, previously unreleased Steve Goodman demos and star-studded readings of Buddy Holly classics.

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Music Reviews: An ‘Ultimate’ Edition of John Lennon’s First Major Solo Album, Plus Al Stewart’s ‘Year of the Cat’

A new box set expands the ex-Beatle's first solo album to include six CDs, two Blu-rays, and a book. Also: a British folk/rock gem is remastered.

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Music Reviews: The Beat Farmers, James Holvay, Will Porter, and Mary Karlzen

The Beat Farmers' 1985 debut resurfaces in a deluxe edition and Will Porter's overlooked 2015 gem is reissued. Plus, fine new music from James Holvay and Mary Karlzen, two artists who haven't been heard from in ages.

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Music Reviews & More: Hope Dunbar, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Wild & Blue, the Dinallos, and Allen Ginsberg

New music from three artists, plus a 1976 Lynyrd Skynyrd concert and Allen Ginsberg's first recorded reading of "Howl."

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