Out Now: ‘Summer of Sorcery,’ the New Album from Little Steven and the Disciples of Soul

For the first time in two decades, the man known around the music business as Little Steven has released a new album of original material with Summer of Sorcery, which is available now at this link. Steven Van Zandt, known for (among many other roles) his iconic work with Bruce Springsteen and the E Street… Continue reading Out Now: ‘Summer of Sorcery,’ the New Album from Little Steven and the Disciples of Soul

Watch Bruce Springsteen’s New Lyric Video for His New Song, ‘Hello Sunshine’

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On Thursday, Bruce Springsteen detailed a ‘jewel box’ of a new record titled Western Stars, which will be released on June 14. Hours later, the album’s official lead single, an elegant track called “Hello Sunshine,” premiered. Watch its lyric video below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=icJjlg5e6l8 Pre-order Western Stars at this link. Via the Boss‘ official news release: This… Continue reading Watch Bruce Springsteen’s New Lyric Video for His New Song, ‘Hello Sunshine’

Bruce Springsteen’s ‘Western Stars,’ a ‘Jewel Box’ of a New Record, Will Be Released in June

The Boss is back — officially, as on Thursday Bruce Springsteen announced a forthcoming new studio album titled Western Stars. It’ll be released on June 14 via Columbia Records, and will be his first studio album of new material since 2014’s High Hopes, though he’s kept busy in recent years with his one-man Broadway show… Continue reading Bruce Springsteen’s ‘Western Stars,’ a ‘Jewel Box’ of a New Record, Will Be Released in June

Musicians Recall ‘The First Time I Heard Bob Dylan’

When he was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2012, President Obama said of Bob Dylan, “There is not a bigger giant in the history of American music.” Hailed as the voice of his generation, Dylan won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2016, but his greatest achievement may be his influence on musicians… Continue reading Musicians Recall ‘The First Time I Heard Bob Dylan’

Top 11 Songs About Rock N' Roll

Rock and Roll: Music for the neck downwards. – Keith Richards Below,  enjoy Frank Mastropolo’s new Top 11 Rock N’ Roll Songs, but note: The absence of Bob Seger’s “Old Time Rock and Roll” is not an egregious omission, but a conscious choice. You see, that song appeared on our Top 11 Geezer Songs list… Continue reading Top 11 Songs About Rock N' Roll

Best New Music: Stream Butch Walker's Earnest, Versatile New Album 'Stay Gold'

Singer/songwriter/producer Butch Walker has had a very successful career, and it continued on Friday with his new solo album, Stay Gold. An engaging, heart-on-sleeve collection of songs bursting with catchy lyrics, hooks and with Walker’s knack for solid songwriting on full display, it’s a great follow-up to 2015’s Afraid of Ghosts. https://twitter.com/butchwalker/status/769022695325523968 Walker worked with… Continue reading Best New Music: Stream Butch Walker's Earnest, Versatile New Album 'Stay Gold'

Pre-Orders Up for Bruce Springsteen's Autobiography, 'Born to Run', Slated for Release 9/27

For decades, Bruce Springsteen has entertained fans around the world with his authentic, heart-on-sleeve music, and on September 27 he’ll tell his story in his own words. That’s the day Simon & Schuster will release Born to Run, the Boss’ official autobiography that he’s apparently been working on ‘in private’ since 2009, after he and the… Continue reading Pre-Orders Up for Bruce Springsteen's Autobiography, 'Born to Run', Slated for Release 9/27

Top 11 Geezer Songs

    “Sex at age 90 is like trying to shoot pool with a rope.” – George Burns Let’s get right to our list of Top 11 Geezer Songs. There’s no telling how much time you’ve got left. Old Time Rock and Roll by Bob Seger The lyric “I reminisce about the days of old… Continue reading Top 11 Geezer Songs

Jackson Browne, ‘Standing in the Breach’ – The Interview

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Standing in the Breach, the new Jackson Browne album out October 7th on Inside Recordings, is full of the sort of ruminations on love and loss and the state of the world that fans of his remarkable early 70s work will find familiar, with songs of longing about the space between us ultimately giving way… Continue reading Jackson Browne, ‘Standing in the Breach’ – The Interview

Top 11 Musicians Influenced By the Beatles

February marks the 50th anniversary of the arrival in America of the Beatles, the group that changed the landscape of the music industry. The Beatles produced the first music video (Paperback Writer/Rain), invented the concept album (Sgt. Pepper) and created Apple, their own record label. But the Beatles’ most important contribution may be the inspiration… Continue reading Top 11 Musicians Influenced By the Beatles