Bryan Ferry’s smooth vocals for Roxy Music were a powerful counterweight to the era’s screechier hard-rock sound.
Debby Boone had a huge number one hit with “You Light Up My Life” whereas artists like Led Zeppelin and Bruce Springsteen have beloved songs that never charted. What gives?
An excerpt from Bill Flanigin’s book, “Geometry, Weeds, Flowers and 8-Tracks” is a poignant look at how certain Tom Petty’s songs eased the pains of growing up.
In 2019, Loverboy turns 40 years old yet while many classic rock bands have changed their lineups over time, Loverboy has changed very little.
On his ninth album, “Sings His Sad Heart,” Matt Nathanson channels the passion of John Mayer, lyrics that cut like Glenn Frey’s and an emotional cleverness reminiscent of Elvis Costello.