REVIEWS:

What’s the read on the latest reissue releases and live performances by classic rock artists? What biopics, movies or documentaries are worth seeing in theaters and at home? What books about rock music and the people who make and work with it are worth reading. Our team also takes a fresh look at notable works in our Album Rewind series

Joey Molland’s Badfinger: 2017 Concert Review

Joey Molland, the lone surviving member of the band’s defining era, spun through their hits and more at a Connecticut gig. We were there!

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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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Harry Nilsson’s Ambitious ‘Schmilsson’ LP Revisited

Noteworthy for its scope and ambition, the album was justifiably rewarded with worldwide success that took Nilsson to the next level of stardom.

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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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Tom Jones: Sex Bomb on the Road

At 76, the Welsh vocalist extraordinaire has his summer planned out. European dates and one one in Chicago here, with more in the US hopefully to follow.

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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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Neil Young & Crazy Horse’s Debut @50

The 1969 album’s streamlined band sound offered a direct connection to Young’s emerging power as a live musician, and launched a career-long partnership.

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Elton John ‘Rocketman’ Biopic: Review

Amidst an explosion of biopics and documentaries exploring facets of the music business, ‘Rocketman’ will give the others a run for the money.

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The Band’s 2nd Album: A Rustic Masterpiece

Following up their debut Music From Big Pink, Dylan’s former backup band made a transcendent, self-titled masterpiece in 1969. Here’s the story.

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