Posts From Jeff Burger

Procol Harum’s ‘Broken Barricades’ Reissue: Review

The new three-CD edition adds extensive liner notes and 36 bonus tracks (most of them previously unreleased) to a remastered version of the 1971 album.

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Rolling Stones ‘Bridges to Bremen’ Review

In this 1998 show, Mick Jagger is at the top of his stage-prancing form throughout, and the rest of the band delivers the goods as well.

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Grateful Dead’s ‘Aoxomoxoa’ @50: Review

Like its predecessors, the 1969 psychedelic classic didn’t sell all that well—it took nearly two decades to go gold—but it has aged nicely.

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Glen Campbell ‘The Legacy’ Box Set Review

He scored no fewer than 20 pop hits in a 10-year period that began in 1967, and, in 1969, he actually outsold the Beatles.

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Bruce Springsteen’s ‘Western Stars’: Review

Every number on this disc is ear candy, thanks partly to indelible melodies and to the moody, perfectly attuned instrumentation.

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Dylan’s ‘Rolling Thunder Revue’ Box Set: Review

Evidence of Bob Dylan’s genius is all over the place on these 14 discs. If his music means a lot to you, so will this box.

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Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus Deluxe: Review

Rock may today seem less likely to take over and remake the world, but most of this music still sounds just as good as it did in 1968.

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Ritchie Valens: More Than Just ‘La Bamba’

It’s not hyperbole to say that “there can be few artists in the history of popular music who died so young but left such a significant legacy and legend.”

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The Rolling Stones’ ‘Honk’ Collection: Review

If you have to whittle the hundreds of songs in the post-ABKCO catalog down to three dozen, you could do worse than to wind up with the track list here.

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Van Morrison ‘The Healing Game’ Deluxe: Review

This deluxe edition of ‘The Healing Game’ may lead fans to re-examine what Morrison was up to in the late ’90s. They’re bound to like what they hear.

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