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

The Rascals’ ‘Time Peace’: A Greatest Hits LP That Foretold the Future

While the collection could be considered a document detailing the end of an era, it also marked a makeover: Time was marching on for the band.

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‘Slowhand’ Revisited: Eric Clapton’s 1977 Platinum Balancing Act

‘Slowhand’ offers a lucid balance of technical mastery and artistic modesty. It became his best-selling studio album to date upon its release.

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Arlo Guthrie, Friends & Family at Carnegie Hall: 2018

He first played his annual Thanksgiving concert in 1967, a month after his father, one of America’s most important singer/songwriters, died

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Dire Straits’ ‘Making Movies’: Mark Knopfler’s Widescreen Ambitions

The album restored the band’s platinum stature with a more expansive style verging on prog rock while retaining retro accents

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The Beatles’ White Album: Facts and Trivia

At the same time they were maturing, they were leaving behind the Beatles. Here are some fascinating details on all 30 tracks on their ’68 masterpiece.

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Dr. John’s ‘Gumbo’: A New Orleans Master’s Thesis

For the sessions, instead of his own new material, he breathed authentic life into lively new versions of hometown classics.

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The Allman Brothers Band’s ‘Eat a Peach’: Farewell to a Brother

Started before the death of Duane Allman, and completed after he was gone, the album served as a poignant, multifaceted farewell to the guitar great.

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Jeff Lynne’s ELO Lights Up NYC Stage: 2015 Review

It was a triumphant night for the Maestro as he played to an enthusiastic sold-out crowd at NYC’s Irving Plaza for his first U.S. comeback show

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Genesis’ ‘The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway’: Peter Gabriel’s Theatrical Exit

For their 1974 prog opus, Gabriel and the band came up with a complicated and somewhat opaque ‘urban odyssey’ tale set in New York City.

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‘Buffalo Springfield Again’: An Embattled Creation

A volatile mix of talent and dysfunction percolates beneath the surface of the California band’s second and best album, cobbled together amidst rivalries

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