Friday , April 12 2024

Album Reviews

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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Music Reviews: The Who’s ‘Live at Shea Stadium,’ plus Rockabilly Anthologies and Albums from Johnny Adams and Tyrone Cotton

The Who Shea Stadium

Music Reviews: a 1982 Who concert plus two rockabilly anthologies, R&B singer Johnny Adams, and Tyrone Cotton's debut.

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Music Reviews: ‘The JFK Inauguration: US Top 100 20th January 1961,’ plus Mike Zito, Vanessa Peters, and Lance Cowan

JFK Inauguration

A fascinating new anthology collects music from the week when President John F. Kennedy took office, featuring most of the songs that made Billboard’s chart that week.

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Music Reviews: ‘You Can Walk Across It on the Grass: The Boutique Sounds of Swinging London,’ plus Paul Collins and Gordon Grdina

You Can Walk Across It

A review of an anthology of the sounds of late 1960a swinging London. Plus, new albums from Paul Collins and Gordon Grdina.

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