Posts filed under: Classic Rock

Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band “Old Time Rock and Roll” (1981)

Alto Reed, a man with a giant horn and the best understated name in rock and roll, was the last sorrowful entry on a brutal list of 2020 music world losses.... Read More

The Band “I Shall Be Released” (1976)

Just my vibe on an historic day..... Read More

AC/DC “Hells Bells” (1980)

**Our 200th Post** Do they simply put out the same album over and over? Angus Young had an unexpected answer to the appalling accusation. AC/DC is back. Again.... Read More

Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band “Like A Rock” (1986)

So much of life is about perspective, and so much of one’s perspective changes as they go through life. Um, I think Bob Seger did a better job of explaining.... Read More

Lynyrd Skynyrd “That Smell” (1977)

A senseless analysis on the relative merits of the senses, but still the good sense to listen to this smell.... Read More

Thin Lizzy “Jailbreak” (1976)

Thin Lizzy's statuesque leader Phil Lynott, a beloved son of Dublin, and how he unexpectedly helped guide a long-awaited first local pint of Guinness. ... Read More

Van Morrison “I’ve Been Working” (1970)

Labor Day wishes care of the ever hard-working, Van Morrison.... Read More

Cream “SWLABR” (1967)

The first rock supergroup with one of the great guitar intros in history, and a song title explained, if not pronounced.... Read More

The Doors “L’America” (1971)

The Doors burst into my world like a supernova for but a few magical years, much like the incredibly brief lifespan of the band itself, which disintegrated with the exceedingly predictable death of iconic frontman Jim Morrison of, well, that depends on who or what you believe... Read More

ZZ Top “Blue Jean Blues” (1975)

..This is Billy Gibbons putting on a blues guitar clinic, of restraint and intensity. He’s not exactly holding back but he’s not showing off either. It’s all tone and feel, with attention to every note and lick, and the perfect intention..... Read More
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