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Sweet – “Fox on The Run”

Picture this: You’re a successful chart-topping band, but your managers are writing all your hits and ignoring the songs you’re writing. You wrote a track on your latest album that has potential, but the record... Read More

Boston – “Hitch A Ride”

It Came From Boston (Vol. 3): MIT graduate/Polaroid employee Tom Scholz recorded an album’s worth of songs in his basement in Watertown, MA after work, and somehow the record eventually sold 25 million copies worldwide.... Read More

Pink Floyd – “Us And Them”

Pink Floyd released “Us & Them” in 1973, but it feels like it could’ve been written yesterday. Can we ever get past our compulsion to separate “us” from “them”? This is a song for the... Read More

57 on ’57

This being Episode # 57, I thought it would be fun to revisit ’57 — as in the year 1957. With the loss of Little Richard recently, virtually all of the early pioneers of Rock... Read More

Todd Rundgren – “Parallel Lines”

A Todd Rundgren album can vary between pure pop to bossa nova, guitar rock to wild experimentation; like the proverbial box of chocolates, you never know what you’re gonna get with the next Rundgren album.... Read More

Small Faces – “Tin Soldier”

The best British band from the ’60’s that never hit the bigtime in America– Small Faces. Steve Marriott, Ronnie Lane, Kenny Jones and Ian McLagan would become rock legends due to their future projects (Humble... Read More

Buzzcocks – “What Do I Get?”

Back in ’77, one thing UK punk bands didn’t have much use for was love songs. But Pete Shelley of the Buzzcocks wrote what could be called “modern love songs”; honest songs about longing, romance,... Read More

Edwin Starr – “War”

“War” was originally written for The Temptations, but when Motown was too squeamish to have one of their top acts release an overtly anti-Vietnam song, Edwin Starr stepped up and secured his place in history.... Read More
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