Tuesday, October 28 2014
Jack Bruce didn’t need music videos, laser shows, dry ice, PR Kits, and crowd-pleasing pyrotechnics. He was too busy being one of the very best musicians in the business.
Thursday, June 6 2013
The greatest left-handed-upside-down guitarist of all time gets the royal treatment on the latest reissue of his masterpiece.
Thursday, September 8 2011
A consummate performer live or in the studio, these re-releases serve as a bold reminder of the weight of the Rory Gallagher legacy.
Monday, August 15 2011
Gallagher fans would do well to come for the esoterica of the unreleased studio sessions, but stay for the raging live set that brings the songs truly alive.
Monday, April 18 2011
“Spoonful” is one of the best-known and most recorded songs in the history of the blues, and there's something mysterious about it. What exactly is in that spoonful?
Tuesday, February 15 2011
Guitar Heaven: The Greatest Guitar Classics of All Time comes off as a celebrity version of American Idol.
Monday, September 17 2007
Tony Palmer's 1968 made-for-BBC "masterpiece" looks decidedly more suspect today.
Tuesday, January 9 2007
Dreary and unedifying career overview of '60s blues trio marred by its lack of live footage.
Tuesday, February 21 2006
After a long absence, God... err, Eric Clapton has returned, and along with Ginger Baker and Jack Bruce, has resurrected the deity known as Cream.
Friday, November 11 2005
I've previously written that Brian Wilson's SMiLE stop was undoubtedly the BEST concert of 2005. Oops...