Traffic’s “The Low Spark Of High-Heeled Boys” Turns 50
Traffic’s “Low Spark of High Heeled Boys” has an interesting backstory that combines music and a movie never made.
The Crooked Path to Badfinger’s “Straight Up”
Geoff Emerick, George Harrison, and Todd Rundgren all had a hand in the extended production of this 1971 album.
Harry Chapin: Five of His Best Songs
Harry Chapin was especially gifted in creating rich stories through his songs. Sadly lost too soon, his unique tales still hold up.
Elton John’s “Madman Across The Water” At 50
“Elton felt a bit conflicted about the record…relating in interviews at the time that he felt he’d been pressured to rush it out.”
“Carly Simon”: 50 Years Later, Her Debut Still Haunts
When Carly Simon released her first album, she added something rich and uniquely different to the canon of female singer/songwriters.