Ranking the best of what went around and came around again.
It's time to rank the best of what went around and came around again. BILLY JOEL The Stranger (Columbia/Legacy) As punk and disco exploded, the Piano Man's deeply unhip 1978 breakthrough proved that top-shelf Broadway/Brill Building songwriting could still sell - and, occasionally, rock. "Scenes ... More >>
The Journey of Chris Strachwitz, Arhoolie Records 40th Anniversary Collection: 1960-2000 (Arhoolie Records)
She Ain't None of Your'n (Fat Possum)/What's Wrong with You(Fat Possum)
Les Blank doesn't want his MTV
Oktoberfun: Polka, blues, and drag
Bluesman Phillip Walker's musical sojourn comes full circle
The rich brown joe flow has been the grounds for plenty of perky pop
Life is just a ramble for bluesman John Hammond
Superstars fly personal jets from concert to concert. Real rock bands rent a van and go. Natural Causes is a real band. They're renting a van. And we're going with them.
From the Third Ward to the Third World, Johnny Clyde Copeland lives a continuing blues adventure
From Ottawa to Austin, guitarslinger Sue Foley follows her blues muse
Short on the sides and leave a little on top today, please, Professor. And give me a little of that Sicilian Defense while you're at it.