Power pop fans will want to check out Thomas Walsh and his latest, “The Rest Is History.” You might be surprised at who pops in as guests.
Over a short period, Jeff Lynne, Bev Bevans, and Roy Wood helped forge what would eventually become Electric Light Orchestra. Revisit their roots via the trippy ’60s band, The Move.
The instruments you’d more likely find in an orchestra pit don’t seem to fit in the world of rock. But they’ve added twists to huge hits.
From Springsteen to The Cars, there were some hits we take for granted now — that weren’t such a big deal this week in 1978.