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The Beatles' Revelatory White Album Demos: A Complete Guide

Lennon was clearly enthusiastic about "Cry Baby Cry," pushing it to the top of the pile as the first song tackled at the Esher summit. He'd been …

Guitar

10 More Years Gone: Why the 2007 Reunion Was Led Zeppelin's Last Stand

A decade later, it seems more and more clear that this was, in fact, the end of Led Zeppelin.Continue reading…

Remembering Otis Redding 50 Years After The Airplane Crash That Took His Life

Lake Monona is a wide, flat expanse of open water. Ringed by lush trees, quaint homes, and the Wisconsin state capitol building, at the moment you’re standing on its shores, listening to the gentle waves lap against rock and sod, it can feel like the most idyllic place on the planet. That ethereal …

10 Incredible Uses for Epsom Salt in the Garden

Epsom salt is comprised of hydrated magnesium sulfate, a naturally occurring mineral first found in the well waters of Epsom, England. Epsom salt has …

Jazz doc “Bill Frisell: A Portrait” Offers Nothing More or Less Than the Presence of a Master

One of the greatest living guitarists, improvisers, and bandleaders receives a fittingly humble tribute in Emma Franz’s loose and personable <i>Bill</i> …

Some great gifts for the jazz lover in your life

Seeking out holiday gifts to impress the discerning music lover in your life? Here are some suggestions, all loaded with lovely music.One of the most …

Miles Davis, John Coltrane's 'Final Tour' Focus of Bootleg Series Release

John Coltrane's "final tour" as Miles Davis' sideman will be the focus of the upcoming sixth volume in Davis' <i>Bootleg Series</i>.<p>Related<p>Miles Davis: 15 …

Bootleg

All The Greatest AC/DC Guitar Riffs Ever, Ranked

<i>Listen To This Eddie is a weekly column that examines the important people and events in the classic rock canon and how they continue to impact the world of popular music.</i><p>The rock and roll world suffered a tremendous loss late last week when it was learned that Malcolm Young, AC/DC’s brutal, steady …

Review: Neil Young & Promise Of The Real, 'The Visitor'

<i>Note: NPR's First Listen audio comes down after the album is released. However, you can still listen with the Spotify or Apple Music playlist at the bottom of the page.</i><p>Rage takes many forms in the new songs of Neil Young. If, by chance, you don't connect with the relatively even-tempered opening …

Jazz and Classical Treasures from the Digitized Catalogue of ECM Records

The ECM sound is a trademark of the times, crystalline and reverberant, conveying both the intimacy of live performance and the warmth of a concert space.<p>One of the defining sound-worlds of the past half-century of recorded music is the distinguished repertory of ECM Records, which was founded by …

Forty years photographing Bruce Springsteen – in pictures

Frank Stefanko has collaborated with Bruce Springsteen for four decades, producing the classic covers for Darkness on the Edge of Town and The River. His new limited-edition book, Bruce Springsteen: Further Up the Road, features his earliest pictures of the Boss, along with previously unseen …

Bruce Springsteen

The demons and obsessions of jazz genius Thelonious Monk

Consider this: both Dizzy Gillespie and Thelonious Monk were born in 1917. The creative DNA and brilliance of each musician were integral to the birth of modern jazz. For countless hours, weeks and months during the early 1940s they played, studied, argued and innovated together, along with Charlie …

Soul Music

Jazz pianist Sonny Clark’s 1960 Time Sessions released in new limited 2xLP version

The post Jazz pianist Sonny Clark’s 1960 <em>Time Sessions</em> released in new limited 2xLP version appeared first on The Vinyl Factory.

Review: Gord Downie, Tragically Hip Singer, Bids Tender Farewell on Final LP

To folks south of the border – Canada's – the Tragically Hip might've seemed little more than R.E.M. manqué folk-rockers with Gordon Lightfoot/Robbie …

Music

Fats Domino's Death Shines a Light on New Orleans' Old Guard and New Generation of Music Stars

Irma Thomas, Aaron Neville and Deacon John Moore are still performing, while Jon Batiste, Trombone Shorty and Tunde Adjuah are stepping up.<p>New …

David Crosby – Sky Trails

Pushing his envelope on Joni-influenced sixth solo outing<p><b>David Crosby</b> and <b>Joni Mitchell</b> go back a long way. It was Crosby, of course, who first …

David Crosby

Watch Bob Dylan Cover Tom Petty's 'Learning to Fly' at Colorado Concert

Bob Dylan paid tribute to his late friend and Traveling Wilburys bandmate Tom Petty with a cover of "Learning to Fly" during the encore of Dylan's …

Music

The Women of the Blues: Hear a Playlist of Great Blues Singers, from Bessie Smith & Etta James, to Billie Holiday & Janis Joplin

Everybody gets the blues but not everybody gets the blues the same. Women get some serious blues. Black women get some very serious blues. Bessie …

Grow Your Own: Regrow Fruits and Vegetables Again and Again

We buy lots of produce each year, but did you know that some of them can be regrown from the leftovers? Well, now you do! Learn how to regrow fruits …

Dizzy Gillespie: Serious and Showy

In 1985, as a newly arrived music curator at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, I was given virtual carte blanche to collect as I wished. What should I seek first? I decided to invite one of jazz’s foremost living innovators—Dizzy Gillespie—to donate his previous “bent” trumpet. …

Bob Seger Previews New LP With Stirring Lou Reed Cover

Bob Seger will release a new album, <i>I Knew You When</i>, on November 17th through Capitol Records. The record is dedicated to the Eagles' Glenn Frey, …

Music

Masterful Monk

Most of us think of jazz as a genre predicated on extemporization—the horn man breaking into an inspired chorus set apart from the rhythmic structure …

John Coltrane Draws a Mysterious Diagram Illustrating the Mathematical & Mystical Qualities of Music

In a post earlier this year, we wrote about a drawing John Coltrane gave his friend and mentor Yusef Lateef, who reproduced it in his book <i>Repository</i> …

Jeff Lynne's ELO Readies Concert Film 'Wembley or Bust'

Electric Light Orchestra's triumphant return to London's Wembley Stadium in June 2017 will be the focus of the upcoming concert film/live album</i> …

Music

Ry Cooder's Finest

I'm not sure if Ry Cooder, guitarist extraordinaire, ever made a bad record but I damn sure know that <i>Paradise and Lunch</i> will forever be his brightest …

Rolling Stones Collect Rare BBC Recordings for 'On Air'

The Rolling Stones will collect 18 recordings the band performed on the BBC from 1963 to 1965 for the upcoming compilation <i>On Air</i>.<p>Related<p>50th …

Soul Music

U.S. secretly tested carcinogen in Western Canada during the Cold War, researcher finds

The U.S. Army secretly dumped a carcinogen on unknowing Canadians in Winnipeg and Alberta during the Cold War in testing linked to weaponry involving …

U.S. Army

Calling All Gardeners: A Quest to Save Rare Irises

Back in the mid ’80s my husband and stepson, then a teenager, were big fans of the astringent comedy of Steven Wright. His odd, desert-dry punchlines …

Gardening

Bruce Springsteen on Broadway: The Boss on His ‘First Real Job’

“Springsteen on Broadway.” For the songwriter who rose from bar gigs on the Jersey Shore to become a symbol of empathy for working-class America, who has been playing arenas for nearly four decades, the simple juxtaposition seems like a clash of scale and style. Is this an intimate concert, or a …

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