Category: Once more with feeling

Kris Kristofferson: The Cedar Creek Sessions (KK)

Kris Kristofferson The Cedar Creek Sessions (KK) Seriously, what can you say about Kris Kristofferson that hasn’t been said a thousand times already? The guy is a living legend and rightfully so. In June of 2014, the then 78-year-old Kristofferson…

The Move: Move/’Shazem’ [Reissues] (Esoteric/Cherry Red)

The Move Move/’Shazem’ [Reissues] (Esoteric/Cherry Red) Good Lord, I love the folks at and associated with Cherry Red Records. Their imprint Esoteric Records has reissued remastered versions of The Move’s first two albums … AND … expanded each. The basic…

Rolling Stones: Totally Stripped [CD/DVD] (Eagle Rock)

Rolling Stones Totally Stripped [CD/DVD] (Eagle Rock) In 1994 the legendary Rolling Stones were on a massive tour in support of their 22nd studio album, ‘Voodoo Lounge.’ While on tour, which saw them playing 129 shows in six different continents,…

Various Artists: To Emmylou (Fleeting Ghost)

Various Artists To Emmylou (Fleeting Ghost) Tribute albums or cover albums are a tricky endeavor simply based on the artist you are covering. You can either do right by the artists and cover their songs down to the last note,…

The Muffs: Blonder and Blonder (Omnivore)

The Muffs Blonder and Blonder (Omnivore) After their self-titled debut album was released in 1993, the wheels nearly feel off for The Muffs. The band went from a foursome to a threesome when rhythm guitarist, Melanie Vammen, and drummer, Criss…

Professor Longhair: Live in Chicago (Orleans)

Professor Longhair Live in Chicago (Orleans) New Orleans legend Professor Longhair (Henry Roeland Byrd) may have died close to 40 years ago, but labels are still uncovering and releasing flawless live sessions the piano great recorded over the years and…

Rich Robinson: Through a Crooked Sun (Eagle Rock)

Rich Robinson Through a Crooked Sun (Eagle Rock) Originally released in 2011 on Thirty Tigers Records, Rich Robinson’s second solo album ‘Through a Crooked Sun’ is somewhat of a departure from Robinson’s classic blues rock sound he earned while playing…

Rich Robinson: Woodstock Sessions Vol. 3 (Eagle Rock)

Rich Robinson Woodstock Sessions Vol. 3 (Eagle Rock) Woodstock, NY has been synonymous with music since the legendary 1969 festival. Lately, however, the sleepy New York town is known for its Applehead Studios, where they have live performances and recording…

Pete Seeger: Pete Pak [CD/DVD] Reissue (Living Music)

Pete Seeger Pete Pak [CD/DVD] Reissue (Living Music) “To everyone in all the world, I reach my hand I shake their hand.” ~Pete Seeger Each Sunday at the Unitarian Universalist Church to which I belong, these opening words are offered:…

Jeff Buckley: You and I (Columbia/Legacy)

Jeff Buckley You and I (Columbia/Legacy) Like other wildly talented young musicians who died tragically young, there is always a move to release all unheard recordings made during their lifetime. The result is not always ideal. In the case of…

Jeff Healey: Heal My Soul (Provogue)

Jeff Healey Heal My Soul (Provogue) Released on March 25, the date which would have been his 50th birthday, Toronto-born guitarist Jeff Healey’s lost album ‘Heal My Soul’ is comprised of twelve unheard tracks, all rescued from the vaults, restored…