Tag Archive: The Byrds

DON’T LOOK BACK WITH CANDOUR – Noel and Liam tell how Oasis conquered the world in ‘Supersonic’ documentary.

While the technique of having the opening scene of a film return at the end (with the story told in between) is hardly new, it does work perfectly for the compelling Oasis documentary ‘Supersonic.’ Beginning with the group boarding a helicopter…
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STOP HEY – WHAT’S THIS CALLED? Twenty Songs Where The Title Is Not In The Lyric

THESE SONGS HAVE A TITLE – IT’S JUST NOT CONTAINED IN THE LYRICS.  BABA O’RILEY – The Who; FUNK 49 – The James Gang; JUST LIKE TOM THUMB’S BLUES – Bob Dylan; TRUE BLUE – Rod Stewart; KING OF HOLLYWOOD…
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HELLO 1967 – GOODBYE 2017: Twenty Great Albums from a monumental year for rock.

TWENTY GREAT ALBUMS from 1967: By now the album had superseded the single as the vehicle through which an artist would most express their visions and true ambition. Few would have predicted the long-player to have travelled so far in such a…
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DON’T KNOCK THE ROCK – Twenty Songs Where Rock and Roll Celebrates Itself

WE KNOW WHAT IT IS – AND WE LIKE IT, LIKE IT, YES WE DO……………… LONG LIVE ROCK – The Who; IT’S ONLY ROCK ‘N ROLL – The Rolling Stones; ROCK ‘N ROLL NEVER FORGETS – Bob Seger & The…
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STORE WARS – Twenty Tracks for Cyber Monday and beyond………………

Twenty Songs about the oddities of Outer Space. SPACE ODDITY – David Bowie; MR SPACEMAN – The Byrds; ROCKET MAN – Elton John; MAN on the MOON – REM; SUPERSONIC ROCKET SHIP – The Kinks; ECLIPSE – Pink Floyd; THEY…
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SHOW TIME !! Twenty Great Songs About Touring

  BEEN DOWN THIS ROAD IN SUNSHINE AND IN SNOW…………………….. THE LOAD-OUT – Jackson Browne; HOLIDAY INN – Elton John; TRAVELLIN’ BAND – Creedence Clearwater Revival; TIME OUT – Joe Walsh; IF MY FRIENDS COULD SEE ME KNOW – The…
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THE WAY BY NUMBERS – 0-20 In Twenty Songs

FROM NOTHING TO TWENTY – HERE’S PLENTY……………………   0. LOVE MINUS ZERO/NO LIMIT – Bob Dylan ONE OF THESE NIGHTS – Eagles; TWO OF ME, TWO OF YOU – Jackson Browne; THREE TIME LOSER – Rod Stewart; 4+20 – Crosby,…
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GOOD REASON TO GET EXCITED – Ten outstanding cover versions of Bob Dylan songs

  THE MAN HIMSELF MIGHT THINK ‘You’ve Got A Lot of Nerve’ BUT THERE IS NO CRUD ON THESE TRACKS……………. MY BACK PAGES – The Byrds: Lasting testament to Roger McGuinn’s extraordinary ability as an arranger this chiming wonder from…
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THE BEGINNING AT THE END – Ten Songs Where The Last Line Is The Title

      Pretty Maids All In A Row – EAGLES: Joe Walsh makes his major contribution to ‘Hotel California’ with a wistful piano ballad that is more Randy Newman than ‘Rocky Mountain Way.’ Late For The Sky – JACKSON BROWNE:…
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TEN GREAT ARTISTS – Ten Terrible Albums

FOR THOSE NOT WANTING TO KNOW THE RESULT OF WHEN GENIUS GOES MISSING  – LOOK AWAY NOW.   THE WHO – It’s Hard (1982): The Worlds Greatest Rock Band become the over the hill gang. BOB SEGER & THE SILVER BULLET…
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