After the massive success of “Silk Degrees,” Boz Scaggs took an unexpected path to follow another musical passion and his latest album, “Out of the Blues,” finds him in fine form.
Their debut album “Lungs” shot them onto the scene in a big way. Then “Ceremonials” and “How Big How Blue How Beautiful” established them as one of the most innovative groups on the scene. Now with “High as Hope,” Florence Welch can be heralded as among the best singers out there.
It’s tough to follow a legendary album (“A New World Record”). But Jeff Lynne and ELO managed to create a second masterpiece, right on its heels. Here’s the backstory.
Phil Collins, Willie Nelson, Glenn Frey and Little Richard were among the musicians who made memorable guest-star appearances. Oh yes, this hit ’80s TV show made waves as much for its sound as for its “look.”
His musical contributions are undeniable but even with Elton and Bowie touting his work, Rufus never quite broke through.