Joe McDonald’s affair with Janis Joplin was brief but his contributions to pop have lasted a long time because of tunes such as “Thursday,” “Death Sound Blues,” and “Rock and Soul Music.”
Pete Townshend, David Bowie, and even Edith Piaf have inspired Ron and Russell Mael. If you haven’t sampled their brand of quirky pop yet, here are seven tracks to get you hooked.
David Byrne’s curated some interesting reasons to stay positive and hopeful during these depressing times… Plus he’s got a new album (“American Utopia”) to go along with it.
Rocker Patrick Wilson and July Talk’s Peter Dreimanis and Leah Fay are making the North Country proud. If you love Joni Mitchell and Neil Young, then you should listen to their fellow Canadians.
George Harrison, U2, Madonna, Bowie, Queen… just a handful of the rock stars who’ve stepped up to help out in times of need.