Posts From Sam Stone

Jethro Tull—’Aqualung’: The Ultimate Concept Album

‘Aqualung’ proved successful, with the rock press heralding the album for its variety, seriousness and the unmatched musicianship.

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The Who’s ‘Face Dances’: After Tragedy, Transition

Somehow, after Keith Moon’s death, they were able to direct their energy into a fine studio effort that explored new and varied styles

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Steely Dan Delivers Bite-Sized Gems on ‘Pretzel Logic’

On their 1974 LP, Fagen and Becker honed their humorous lyrics and perfected their luscious arrangements that straddled multiple genres.

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