Wednesday , August 4 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: Eric Andersen’s ‘The Writer Series’ and ‘Woodstock Under the Stars,’ Plus Al Stewart and Kelly Finnigan

The veteran folksinger continues his adventurous half-century career with a pair of three-CD sets. Also, an expanded reissue of Al Stewart's '24 Carrots' and a soulful holiday CD.

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Music Reviews: 50th Anniversary Releases Celebrate Grateful Dead’s ‘American Beauty,’ Plus Duke Robillard and Jesse Colin Young

The Grateful Dead's 'American Beauty' reappears with a bonus concert and a companion release offers outtakes and demos. Plus, Jesse Colin Young and Duke Robillard.

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Music Reviews: A Deluxe Edition of the Doors’ ‘Morrison Hotel’ Plus Suzzy Roche & Lucy Wainwright Roche, Beth Lee, Sweet Lizzy Project

A 50th anniversary edition of the Doors' 'Morrison Hotel' includes a remaster of the original album and rough but interesting works in progress. Plus, releases from Suzzy Roche and Lucy Wainwright Roche, Beth Lee, and Sweet Lizzy Project.

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Music Reviews: A Deluxe Edition of U2’s ‘All That You Can’t Leave Behind’ Plus Elliott Murphy and a Ska Anthology

A deluxe edition of one of U2's best albums features an excellent concert recording. Plus, poetry from Elliott Murphy and a multi-artist ska collection.

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Music Reviews: ‘The Harry Smith B-Sides’ and a Bee Gees Live Collection, Plus Johnny Nicholas and Flamin’ Groovies

An anthology of early American folk, country, blues, and gospel answers an obvious question that no one previously asked. Plus, Bee Gees, Johnny Nicholas, and the Flamin' Groovies.

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