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Wednesday, February 11 2009

Laughing Through the Tears: The Enduring Journey of Etta James

As much as Etta James used her songwriting and vocal skills as primary sources for empowerment and critique, her performances and image were equally significant in reflecting a public persona bursting with wit, wildness, and sassy radicalism.


Sunday, November 16 2008

Bo Diddley: Gold

Bo Diddley may be gone, but he is not forgotten, as this two-disc compilation of his prime Checker years easily proves.


Monday, November 6 2006

Tears for Fears: Gold

Just about worth the purchase price for its single new track, Gold is the best summary thus far of Tears for Fears' 25 years.


Friday, October 13 2006

Lynyrd Skynyrd: Gold

I personally would've sewn a Confederate flag to the back of something or other, if not for the sneaking suspicion that I would've looked like a complete twat.


Wednesday, September 20 2006

Smokey Robinson and the Miracles: Gold

You can count the number of songwriters who have matched Robinson's achievements on the fingers of one stump.


Tuesday, December 6 2005

Pete Townshend: Gold

Another package for Who fans? Sure, why not.


Tuesday, November 29 2005

Cat Stevens: Gold

Stevens was once of the biggest, most beloved musical stars in the world. Gold, a new two-disc compilation of his work is a useful reminder of why that was.


Thursday, November 10 2005

Buddy Holly: Gold

It's probably impossible to overstate Buddy Holly's importance.


Monday, October 3 2005

The Velvet Underground: Gold

Every track is going to absolutely slay you, but there's so much more to be had. You can buy this album if you want, but you have to promise me you'll buy their other ones too.


Sunday, April 17 2005

The Jackson 5: Gold

Years before he became the iconic King of Pop, Michael Jackson was in a quaint little group known as the Jackson 5. And yes, he and his brothers were amazing.


Ryan Adams: Gold (Reviews) [11.Sep.01]
Alice Texas: Gold (Reviews) [31.Dec.94]
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