“Pump It Up” and “Lipstick Vogue” reveal Elvis Costello’s songwriting skills had reached a higher level. His then-new band, The Attractions, also helped kick it up a few notches.
Traffic’s “Low Spark of High Heeled Boys” has an interesting backstory that combines music and a movie never made.
Geoff Emerick, George Harrison, and Todd Rundgren all had a hand in the extended production of this 1971 album.
Kris Kristofferson recently announced his retirement. Seemed like a good time to look back on some of the (many) great songs he’s created.