I was unmoved when the Clash broke up, believing Joe Strummer had nothing left in the tank. I was wrong. The Mescaleros showcase Strummer in top form.
Gregg Allman says that Blackberry Smoke “is gonna put Southern Rock back on the map.” With Holding All the Roses, the band may have proven him right.
This playlist is guaranteed to get you fired up for the start of school (or at least fired up). It’s filled with tracks about summer love, books, history, and teenage romance, all leading, inevitably, to songs of teenage angst.
On the way to work the other day, I experienced a powerful musical juxtaposition involving Anthony D’Amato’s “Holy War.”
Anthony D’Amato’s music is a cross between early Bob Dylan folk and Bruce Springsteen rock. His lyrics are both un-apologetically earnest and, at times, playfully droll.
A staple of my teenage radio-listening days was the “Old, New, Borrowed and Blue” sets on WNEW in New York. This iteration features all female vocalists.
In honor of Mother’s Day, I put together a rock ‘n’ roll playlist featuring all female vocalists.
Every song on Utah offers up a slightly different sound. But the parts all fit together, revealing a unique blend of rock ‘n’ roll influences.
The Fine Tuning Parlays consist of three songs that I can vouch for, but, for whatever reason, I can’t unequivocally endorse the artist or the album.
To mark my 45th birthday, I created a playlist that is nothing less than a musical journey through my entire rock ‘n’ roll listening life.