If you’re a longtime Elton John fan, you certainly have a favorite album or two, or three. During the 1970s, Elton had an incredible run of amazing records. Standouts include Tumbleweed Connection, Captain Fantastic & The Brown Dirt Cowboy, and Madman Across The Water. I’ve
As long as there have been records, there have been concept albums. As early as Frank Sinatra’s In the Wee Small Hours, with its songs about lost love, Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass’ themed albums (Going Places, Whipped Cream and Other Delights), and Ella
Steve Miller Band has been winding its way across the U.S. and Canada on another of their sprawling tours, this one the aptly titled “Underway.” Along that trek, they’ve been entertaining fans with a show that has remained mostly unchanged for more than two decades. We’ll
In 1999, Tower Records had over $1 billion in sales. In 2006, it declared bankruptcy. How did the little Sacramento record shop get so many things so right? And, then, what went so terribly wrong? That’s the arc of Colin Hanks’ evocative documentary, All Things
A friend recently had a chance to see Billy Joel in concert at Madison Square Garden, and after talking about the experience, it got me itching to go see The Piano Man perform live once again. Billy Joel holds a special place in my heart.