Posts From Rob Patterson

11 ‘Weird’ Songs Heard on the Dark Side of the Moon

The Apollo 10 astronauts say they heard strange music on their mission. Our likely candidates include cuts from The Beatles, The Stones and of course Floyd

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Rod Stewart’s Unequaled Masterpiece

Gasoline Alley, his second solo album, showcased an artist who excelled at both rollicking rock ‘n’ roll and tender, emotive ballads

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The Beatles at Budokan in 1966: Look Back

The Fab Four catalog could add another great concert album to convey their live energy and brilliance: a show from their stand in Tokyo

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13 Best Rock Organists (& Their Most Killer Tracks)

Every one of the players here is an acknowledged master that helped etch the instrument into the rock music legacy. See who made our list and where they rank

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12 Finest Male Blue-Eyed Soul Singers

Our writer loves few things more than a great blue-eyed soul singer. Here he offers up what he believes are the dozen finest.

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10 Very Cool Covers of Prince Songs

He was a prolific songwriter and often gifted songs to artists he admired. He once said that covering your music means that your version doesn’t exist anymore. We beg to differ.

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10 Seminal Hard Rock Albums

Albums from Deep Purple, Steppenwolf, Led Zep, Black Sabbath and The Who are all significant benchmarks in the birth of hard rock. Check out the complete list and see who’s #1

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10 Great Road Trip Rock Albums

Every road trip needs a good soundtrack. Here are 10 albums that have been road tested to help the miles fly by and enhance your journey

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Bob Dylan: Still the Colossus

Is there any contemporary popular music singer, songwriter and musician as significant as Bob Dylan? The answer is no.

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Foghat’s ‘Slow Ride’ of a Career Continues

The British-born blues’n’boogie band that rocked the ’70s with fervor carry on with a fine new album titled ‘Under The Influence’

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