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

John Fogerty’s ‘Blue Ridge Rangers’: One-Man Band

With CCR having called it a day, Fogerty entered the studio alone and put together an album’s worth of tributes to his country, gospel and bluegrass heroes.

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‘Electric Mud’: When Muddy Waters Went Psychedelic

While the album would find itself the object of critical scorn, it served its purpose: introducing a new generation to blues.

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McCartney Opens 2022 ‘Got Back’ Tour With Lennon ‘Duet’

Sir Paul began his first tour in nearly three years with a 36-song set, that included a special “duet” with John Lennon

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An Anthology from the Byrds’ Gene Clark: Review

Original compositions dominate the career-spanning set, which includes contributions from Roger McGuinn and Gram Parsons.

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‘The Band’s With Me’: A Former Groupie Lays It All Down

The memoir is a vivid, raucous, hilarious snapshot of a side of the rock world once ubiquitous. Sally Mann Romano makes no excuses for any of it, nor should she

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New Album Captures the Doors Live in Sweden: Review

The 1968 program draws material from their first four studio albums.

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A New Riders of the Purple Sage Concert Set from 1976: Review

The one-time Grateful Dead country-rock spinoff dipped into their earliest material and choice covers for this live show.

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J. Geils Band’s ‘Live—Blow Your Face Out’ Revisited

It wasn’t their first live album, but ‘Blow Your Face Out’ took the band’s manic rock ‘n’ soul energy to another level entirely.

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Bill Withers, ‘Live at Carnegie Hall’: Soul Preachin’

He’d never even planned for a career in music. Before long, he found himself on stage at one of the most prestigious performance venues in the world.

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Roger Daltrey and His 1973 Solo Debut: Doing A Favor

He wasn’t even planning on recording a solo album. But one thing led to another and soon The Who’s lead singer found himself with 10 songs of his own.

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