Billy Preston: The “Other” Fifth Beatle
The debate over “who was the 5th Beatle?” is always lively. Here’s a case for Billy Preston earning that distinction.
The Concept Album: Mike Nesmith’s “The Prison”
As with many things, Mike Nesmith was ahead of the curve in his underrated 1974 concept album, “The Prison.”
The Concept Album: “The Magic Garden”
Between The Fifth Dimension and songwriter Jimmy Webb, “The Magic Garden” should’ve been a hit. It wasn’t. But it’s still worth a listen.
Singing With The Beatles: An Interview with Lizzie Bravo
Lizzie Bravo was a teenaged Beatle fan when she had the chance of a lifetime: singing on one of their hits. In this interview, she shares the story.
The Concept Album: Bobbie Gentry’s “The Delta Sweete”
Hot off “Ode to Billie Joe,” Bobbie Gentry took her Southern roots to the next level with her concept album, “The Delta Sweete.”