From “Popsicle Toes” on, this smooth singer-songwriter has created 50 years worth of clever, jazz-infused songs. We take a look at nine of Michael Franks’ best.
She was the Queen of Disco and The First Lady of Love. Now Donna Summer is also the subject of a flashy Broadway music requiring three talented women to play her.
Eric Morse’s picture book history of punk — “What Is Punk?” — isn’t just for kids, although Anny Yi’s Play-Doh reproductions of The Stooges and The Sex Pistols alike will appeal to children of all ages.
After the Smiths, he worked with a number of artists – Bernard Sumner, Modest Mouse, to name two but now one of Britain’s seminal guitarists finally makes a name for himself as a singer-songwriter.
Peter Jesperson, who signed Soul Asylum to Twin/Tone Records, is helming some amazing reissues. Here he gives a preview of what to expect: great music, incredible liner notes, and archival info.