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Revisiting my extensive music collection, one artist at a time

Forty Year Friday – RUSH “A FAREWELL TO KINGS”

Artist: RUSH Album: A FAREWELL TO KINGS [Welcome to Forty Year Friday, the weekly series on my favorite albums of 1977] Canadian progressive rock trio Rush were on the verge … Continue reading

March 17, 2017 · 38 Comments

YOU RIP, YOU SHRED – My Favorite Drummers Part 3

Welcome to “You Rip, You Shred,” the ongoing series on my favorite drummers. For an explanation of the phrase “you rip, you shred,” please read the introduction in Part 1. … Continue reading

March 13, 2017 · 30 Comments

Forty Year Friday – QUEEN “NEWS OF THE WORLD”

Artist: QUEEN Album: NEWS OF THE WORLD [Welcome to Forty Year Friday, the weekly series on my favorite albums of 1977] Following two albums of operatic rock & roll grandeur … Continue reading

March 10, 2017 · 42 Comments

Forty Year Friday – LYNYRD SKYNYRD “STREET SURVIVORS”

Artist: LYNYRD SKYNYRD Album: STREET SURVIVORS [Welcome to Forty Year Friday, the weekly series on my favorite albums of 1977] On the cusp of being one of the biggest rock … Continue reading

March 3, 2017 · 22 Comments

YOU RIP, YOU SHRED – My Favorite Drummers Part 2

Welcome to “You Rip, You Shred,” the ongoing series on my favorite drummers. For an explanation of the phrase “you rip, you shred,” please read the introduction in Part 1. … Continue reading

February 27, 2017 · 56 Comments

Forty Year Friday – BILLY JOEL “THE STRANGER”

Artist: BILLY JOEL Album: THE STRANGER [Welcome to Forty Year Friday, the weekly series on my favorite albums of 1977] Summer camp in 1978 was soundtracked by a number of … Continue reading

February 24, 2017 · 33 Comments

Forty Year Friday – MEAT LOAF “BAT OUT OF HELL”

Artist: MEAT LOAF Album: BAT OUT OF HELL [Welcome to Forty Year Friday, the weekly series on my favorite albums of 1977] There has never been a more unlikely hit … Continue reading

February 17, 2017 · 82 Comments

YOU RIP, YOU SHRED – My Favorite Drummers Part 1

I had my first drum lesson 42 years ago this month and drumming has been in my blood ever since. Although I’ve always been a part-time musician (preferring to have … Continue reading

February 13, 2017 · 62 Comments

Forty Year Friday – YES “GOING FOR THE ONE”

Artist: YES Album: GOING FOR THE ONE [Welcome to Forty Year Friday, the weekly series on my favorite albums of 1977] I’ve professed my love of progressive rock here many … Continue reading

February 10, 2017 · 43 Comments

Forty Year Friday – BOB MARLEY & THE WAILERS “EXODUS”

Artist: BOB MARLEY & THE WAILERS Album: EXODUS [Welcome to Forty Year Friday, the weekly series on my favorite albums of 1977] I previously discussed my introduction to the music … Continue reading

February 3, 2017 · 24 Comments

Forty Year Friday – AC/DC “LET THERE BE ROCK”

Artist: AC/DC Album: LET THERE BE ROCK [Welcome to Forty Year Friday, the weekly series on my favorite albums of 1977] For more than four decades, Australian (by way of … Continue reading

January 27, 2017 · 49 Comments

Forty Year Friday – STEELY DAN “AJA”

Artist: STEELY DAN Album: AJA [Welcome to Forty Year Friday, the weekly series on my favorite albums of 1977] By the time Steely Dan recorded their sixth album they were … Continue reading

January 20, 2017 · 64 Comments

Forty Year Friday – PINK FLOYD “ANIMALS”

Artist: PINK FLOYD Album: ANIMALS [Welcome to Forty Year Friday, the weekly series on my favorite albums of 1977] For my 11th birthday a friend gave me Kiss’ Rock And … Continue reading

January 13, 2017 · 65 Comments

Forty Year Friday – Introduction / KISS “LOVE GUN” AND “ALIVE II”

I had so much fun revisiting my favorite albums of 1986 for Thirty Year Thursday last year that I’ve decided to do something similar in 2017. This time I’m turning … Continue reading

January 6, 2017 · 125 Comments

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