Posts From Jeff Burger

Rolling Stones’ ‘Goats Head Soup’ Deluxe Edition: Review

Rock critics slammed it and even Mick Jagger later said it wasn’t a great one, but fans made the ‘Exile’ followup a huge seller. We take a fresh listen.

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A New Set Offers a Magical Mystery Tour of Trippy Beatles Covers: Review

The program begins with a big built-in advantage: because these are Beatles covers, it delivers one great number after another.

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‘Workingman’s Dead’ @50: A 3-CD Celebration of the Grateful Dead’s Commercial Breakthrough

The Grateful Dead’s stripped-down, roots- and country-based music gave the San Francisco band their biggest commercial success to date.

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Little Richard’s ’70s Comeback Albums: Review

Though not on a par with his best work, these records leave no doubt that Richard’s flamboyant personality and high energy level remained intact.

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Both Sides of Joni Mitchell at the Isle of Wight 1970

At first she appears shaken and angry. She asks for some respect. She gets it. The audience begins listening attentively and calls her back for an encore.

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The Explorers Club Channels the ’60s/’70s on 2 New Albums

One disc is so reminiscent of classic rock that you might feel as if you’ve heard the tunes somewhere before. The other pays a more direct tribute.

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‘Rough and Rowdy Ways’ Delivers Classic Dylan: Review

It seemed reasonable to suspect that we’d seen the last of his greatest albums. Well, here comes a superb new collection to prove you wrong.

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Iggy Pop’s ‘The Bowie Years’ Box Set: Review

There’s probably enough on ‘The Bowie Years’ to justify its purchase by any Iggy Pop fan—or any Stooges lover, for that matter.

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Dion Sings ‘Blues with Friends’: Review

Dion has periodically dipped into a blues bag. On his new set he teams up with Paul Simon, Bruce Springsteen, Van Morrison & more for a full album of blues.

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Gordon Lightfoot Goes ‘Solo’ on 1st New Studio Set Since ’04: Review

The new release, the legendary Canadian singer-songwriter’s first since 2004, occasionally sounds like a collection of demos.

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