The Jeff Healey Band: Get Me Some

Jeff Healey (1966-2008) was a Canadian singer/songwriter whose phenomenal instrumental mastery of all things string catapulted his band into immediate rock semi-stardom in the late ‘80s. Sightless since age...

The Strokes: Angles

The continuing rock ’n’ roll soap opera of this New York City band has added a curious twist to an already schizophrenic album: Angles—with all its arguments, re-evaluation, producer changes, delays and po...

Paul Revere & The Raiders: Essential

At 14, I’d literally run home from school to watch a rock ’n’ roll TV show called Where The Action Is that was on every weekday in 1965 at 4:30 p.m. Its house band was a crazy combo dressed in Revolutionary...

Corinne Bailey Rae: The Love EP

A fascinating five-song respite after two brilliant albums—the 2006 self-titled debut and 2010’s The Sea—from this very special British female singer-songwriter, The Love EP is quirky enough to finish with ...
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The Fab Faux @ The State Theatre

EASTON, PA—Had The Beatles not quit touring in 1966, they might have eventually sounded as good as The Fab Faux, who are able to perform such complex and challenging material on stage as “I Am The Walrus” and “...

Gregg Allman: Low Country Blues

The blues are forever. Either you feel ‘em or you don’t. A raging river with so many tributaries, the blues creeps into other musics like a crawlin’ king snake. At this point in his long and celebrated rock...

Jonny Burke: Distance And Fortune

Austin singer/songwriter Jonny Burke’s debut is an impressive affair as he goes from Stones-like rock ’n’ roll in the first two tracks to surefire country twang (accent on believability and tradition, with ...