Thursday, December 31, 2020

Elvis Costello

Flight of the Conchords

In Continuum

One of my favorite songs from this past year. Definitely reminds me of Pink Floyd.

Wednesday, December 30, 2020

Deer Tick

A nice cover version of a classic Warren Zevon tune.

Rest in Peace, Alto Reed

Bob Seger's saxophonist friend has died at the age of 72.

Zebra

A band I always wished had received more recognition.

Tuesday, December 29, 2020

Chicago

Lighthouse

An oldie and definitely a goodie.

Wednesday, December 23, 2020

Tuesday, December 22, 2020

The Motors

An amazingly BIG sounding song from 1980.

SNL: The History of Punk

Sparks

A band that has been around since the early Seventies and probably should have received more attention.

Talking Heads

A performance from the Stop Making Sense film.

Sunday, December 20, 2020

Alan Parsons and David Pack

Alan Parsons and David Pack (formerly of Ambrosia) do an old favorite.

Grandaddy

Porcupine Tree

Friday, December 18, 2020

The Bird and The Bee ft. Dave Grohl

A Christmas cover with a bit more oomph.

Thurston Moore

A cut off "By the Fire."

Norma Tanega

Theme song from What We Do In The Shadows (a very funny t.v. show).

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Guided By Voices

Off their new album that came out December 11th.

Todd Rundgren Twofer

Todd playing a song off his 2004 album Liars and a Red Rider tune I would say is very timely.

Volbeat

Just ran across this song on YouTube today. Not bad.

Sunday, December 13, 2020

Saturday, December 12, 2020

Rest in Peace, Charley Pride

Tom Petty

A cut off the the deluxe version of "Wildflowers". I think it's a really sweet video.

Friday, December 11, 2020

Neal Schon

A cut off his new brand new album "Universe."

Sammy Hagar and the Circle

This must be Cover Friday.

Greg Kurstin and Dave Grohl

My favorite Beastie Boys tune.

Chris Cornell

The late Soundgarden singer covering an ELO classic.

Thursday, December 10, 2020

Uriah Heep

I've always loved the keyboards on this one.

Tuesday, December 8, 2020

John Lennon

We lost him forty years ago today.

Sunday, December 6, 2020

Thursday, December 3, 2020

Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Starcrawler featuring Mike Campbell

Doing a cover of a Heartbreakers classic.

Monday, November 30, 2020

Film School

"Sick Hipster Nursed by Suicide Girl". One of my favorite song titles.

Sunday, November 29, 2020

Saturday, November 28, 2020

Sheryl Crow Does Petty

Hall & Oates

Daryl should have been doing shampoo commercials on the side.

Thursday, November 26, 2020

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Beck

I'm not a huge fan but really liked his most recent album.

AC/DC

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Monday, November 23, 2020

Sunday, November 22, 2020

Saturday, November 21, 2020

(Some of) The Best of John Mulaney

EELS

The Cars

A little musical energy to help us make it through until that next cup of coffee.

Thursday, November 19, 2020

Eddie Vedder

Baroness von Sketch Show

I remember how at the phone company they would try to "soft sell" horrible policies to us.

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

The Dirty Knobs

Nice to see Mike Campbell from the Heartbreakers!

Neil Young

I always felt like this was what it would have sounded like if musicians in the 19th century had electric guitars.

Puscifer

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Genndy Tartakovsky's Primal

A show on the Cartoon Network I'm enjoying a lot right now.

Steven Wilson

Monday, November 16, 2020

Pink Floyd

My favorite cut from The Division Bell album. I've always assumed it was what David Gilmour wanted to say to Roger Waters.

Sunday, November 15, 2020

Procol Harum

Pretty quality video for 1973.

Saturday, November 14, 2020

Friday, November 13, 2020

Sturgill Simpson

A cut off his recent bluegrass oriented album.

Thursday, November 12, 2020

Happy Birthday, Neil Young

He just turned 75 and keeps on rocking!

Davey Lane

New album due out Friday.

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Happy Birthday, Andy Partridge

Cheap Trick

This wonderful mid eighties CT tune definitely has some Beatle influences.

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Pymlico

A punchy horn driven tune I happened to find on a free prog rock CD sampler, of all places.

James Dean Bradfield

A tune that reminds me a lot of Rush. And that's always a good thing!

Monday, November 9, 2020

R.E.M.

I'm in the mood for some REM today. Recently watched Michael Stipe and Mike Mills on that AXS Dan Rather interview show.

Sunday, November 8, 2020

Foo Fighters

New album due out in Februrary.

Friday, November 6, 2020

Who will win the presidential cup?

Thanks to my good friend Gen Sanford for sending me this.

Thursday, November 5, 2020

Wednesday, November 4, 2020

Todd Rundgren

We did it. The orange would-be dictator will be leaving the White House!

Patti Smith

Another great anthem from Patti. Keep the faith, folks!

Tuesday, November 3, 2020

EELS

John Lennon

Boy, we really need some truth these days.

Patti Smith

One of my favorite anthems. Seems appropriate for today!

Sunday, November 1, 2020

Friday, October 30, 2020

Steven Wilson

A cut off his forthcoming album.

Thursday, October 29, 2020

Elvis Costello

New album due out tomorrow.

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

The Doobie Brothers with Peter Frampton

Great musicians covering a song originally done by Eric Clapton.

Monday, October 26, 2020

Smashing Pumpkins

A cut off their new album due out on November 27th.

Sunday, October 25, 2020

Adele on SNL

I'm not a big pop music fan anymore. But I have to say, Adele's voice is really amazing.

Saturday, October 24, 2020

Rob Delaney

The guy from the show "Catastrophe".

Rest in Peace, Jerry Jeff Walker

This song was a big favorite of mine back in the day.

The War on Drugs

This band put on one of the best live shows I've ever experienced.

Friday, October 23, 2020

Bruce Springsteen

Another cut off Bruce's new album, just out today.

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Ann Wilson

Ann Wilson (of Heart) doing a cover of one of my favorite Steve Earle tunes.

Monday, October 19, 2020

Foghat

I'm in the mood for some good old Seventies blues rock today.

Sunday, October 18, 2020

Larkin Poe

A great cover of the classic Rod Stewart tune. Thanks to my cousin Larry Kiser for originally sharing it.

Thursday, October 15, 2020

Todd Rundgren & Rivers Cuomo

A tune off Todd's next album (due out in 2021).

Blue Öyster Cult

Another cut off the new album.

Bruce Springsteen

Another cut off the forthcoming album due 10/23/20.

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Donovan

I've really been getting into him lately. Probably because they're using his music on the show Britannia.

Sunday, October 11, 2020

THE TANGENT

Pretty funky for prog rock.

Saturday, October 10, 2020

Thursday, October 8, 2020

The Budos Band

New album due out tomorrow. Great funky, horn powered rock.

Wednesday, October 7, 2020

John Mulaney

AC/DC

A cut off the new album due out in November.

Tuesday, October 6, 2020

Rest in Peace, Eddie Van Halen

Hard to say goodbye to such a creative musical force. Hope he enjoys rock god Valhalla.

Death Valley Girls

Just discovered this band yesterday.

Monday, October 5, 2020

Sulis Rise

A tune Kate Bush fans might like.

The Rockyts

Some enjoyable Beatles type music.

Sunday, October 4, 2020

John Petrucci

Here's a musical cup of espresso to help you get your day started.

Thursday, October 1, 2020

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Saturday, September 26, 2020

Friday, September 25, 2020

The Lemon Twigs

Boy, these guys are working hard to bring back glam rock!

Guided By Voices

Thursday, September 24, 2020

Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Blue Öyster Cult

New album due out in October.

Friday, August 28, 2020

Monday, August 24, 2020

Thursday, August 20, 2020

Chuck Prophet

New album out tomorrow.

Billie Eilish

I have to admit, I really like this song!

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Todd Rundgren

Wow, can't believe this album came out 45 years ago.

Monday, August 17, 2020

Secret Machines

Well, this is a great surprise. The band has a new album due out Friday.

Sunday, August 9, 2020

Elliott Murphy

I've been a fan of EM since the mid Seventies. This is kind of an ironic video...Elliott and Bruce Springsteen were once both considered potential next versions of Bob Dylan. They became friends and here he is performing one of the Boss's best (I think) tunes from the Nineties.

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Cheap Trick

I'm in the mood for some Rockford rock and roll today.

Tuesday, July 21, 2020

The Psychedelic Furs

New album (first since 1991) due out July 31st.

The Grays

Ran across this video today. Had forgotten how much I liked this tune.

Friday, July 17, 2020

Sunday, July 12, 2020

Joe Walsh

Just discovered there was a video that went with this song.

Saturday, July 11, 2020

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Pretenders

New album due out July 17th.

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Daryl Hall and Aloe Blacc

I like this version of Maneater much more than the original. A lot more soul.

Friday, June 19, 2020

Ann Wilson

Wishing this amazing singer a happy 70th birthday.

Friday, June 12, 2020

Fishbone

I heard this amazing cover version on the radio this morning. I loved Curtis Mayfield's original version when I was in high school.

Thursday, June 11, 2020

Joe Satriani

A cut off his most recent album "Shapeshifting".

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Cyndi Lauper

Heard this 80's gem on an episode of "Dirty John" tonight.

Tuesday, June 9, 2020

Dylan LeBlanc

I love it when I hear a song for the first time and it knocks me off my feet.

Monday, June 8, 2020

Daryl Hall and Darius Rucker

I really like this version. A bit more guitar this time out.

Friday, June 5, 2020

Kansas

This is on the band's new album, due out on the 26th. Also, if you're a Kansas fan I recommend you check out the interview three of the guys did on the Dan Rather show on AXS.

Elvis Costello

This tune reminds me a lot of some his early tougher sounding stuff.

Thursday, May 28, 2020

Sunday, May 24, 2020

Thursday, May 21, 2020

P.J. Harvey

Wow, hard to believe this song is almost twenty years old.

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Pete Townshend

Happy 75th birthday to a true Rock god.

Saturday, May 16, 2020

Sparks

A happy summer song.

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit

New album due out Friday, May 15th.

Sunday, May 10, 2020

Pretenders

My favorite tune about the fierce love of mothers. Thanks for reminding me, Jim Fusilli.

Thursday, May 7, 2020

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

I'm currently reading a really good biography of TP that was written by the musician Warren Zanes. Put me in the mood to hear some of the band's awesome music.

Friday, April 24, 2020

Lucinda Williams

New album out today!

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Jackson Browne

A cut off his forthcoming album.

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Iggy Pop

This was always one of my favorite Sly and the Family Stone cuts.

Monday, April 20, 2020

Ladies and Gentlemen, The Mayfair House Band!

John Oliver

This is an excellent piece about who's putting virus misinformation out there.

Saturday, April 18, 2020

Guided By Voices

Stumbled upon this today. Fun music and images.

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Saturday, April 4, 2020

Rodney Atkins

A song my friend Robin Partington sent me. Good sentiments for the times we're living in now.e

Thursday, April 2, 2020

Dawes Doing Warren Zevon

One of my favorite songs from his 1976 album.

Monday, March 30, 2020

Fountains of Wayne

Sorry to hear Adam Schlesinger (one of the band's founding members) is suffering from the virus and is currently in a medically induced coma.

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Pretenders

New album due out in May.

Saturday, March 14, 2020

Pearl Jam

New album "Gigaton" due out March 27.

Thursday, January 30, 2020

Drive-By Truckers

New album due out tomorrow.

Friday, January 17, 2020

Field Music

Just discovered these guys have released a new album. Anybody who likes XTC should check them out.

Saturday, January 11, 2020

RUSH

I've always felt like this song really showed what an amazing drummer Neil Peart was.

Friday, January 3, 2020

Linda Ronstadt

My wife and I watched the CNN documentary about her last night. What an amazingly talented singer.