As much as we love it, nothing triggers the feeling of the endless time warp like the holiday season. Most of this has to do with family roles: No matter how much we age, when we meet our family around the dining table it’s nearly impossible to avoid slipping into old patters and behaviors. The […]
New Tracks – 9/5
You’d easily be forgiven for leaving him off your list of great rock ‘n’ roll songwriters. But you’d also be wrong. Nearly 20 years since his last solo album, Steven Van Zandt – aka “Little Steven” – greeted 2017 with a full set of originals. Soulfire marks the sixth solo release from the charter member […]
Vinally, it’s Friday!
With one exception, we’re sticking to the early 1970s this week for our Vinally Friday showcase. Last week Alanya featured Jerry Garcia’s first solo album; this week Craig will spin Grateful Dead bandmate Bob Weir’s first solo effort, Ace. Released in 1972, Ace is essentially a Dead recording in everything but name, and most of its […]