Starbuck “Moonlight Feels Right” (1976)

The making of a good song requires all kinds of choices, with lyrics, with instrumentation, with production, and more. The solo break generally presents fewer options, guitar, of course, filling the vast majority, with piano or saxophone likely being next in line. Some notable exceptions, though, do exist. Midway through ‘Pictures Of Lily’, one of … More Starbuck “Moonlight Feels Right” (1976)

Creedence Clearwater Revival “Tombstone Shadow” (1969)

There are so many incredible things about Creedence Clearwater Revival. Let’s just start with this: Despite all the swampy iconography of the deep South portrayed in so many of their songs, the band was actually from northern California, near the San Francisco Bay area. Very few green rivers and riverboat queens up there, and they … More Creedence Clearwater Revival “Tombstone Shadow” (1969)