Tag: Herb Alpert

Johnny 'Guitar' Watson

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Johnny “Guitar” Watson, “Superman Lover”

Johnny 'Guitar' Watson's influence extended well beyond his hit records...

Music, Reissue Reviews

Reissue Review: Herb Alpert, “Fandango”

Was "Fandango" Herb Alpert's last great album?...

Music, Popdose, The #1 Albums

The #1 Albums: “The Beat of the Brass” by Herb Alpert and the TJB

You don’t hear the phrase “mood music” much anymore. It was often used to refer to the instrumental pop music that rose...

Music, The #1 Albums

The #1 Albums: Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass, Times Three

While the kids were buying Beatles records, their parents were buying Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass....

Grand Hotel - Explorers Club

Music, News

New Music: The Explorers Club, “Grand Hotel”

I love new music. And I love old music. Therefore, by extension, there are very few things I love more than when new bands make old music....

AM Gold: 1969

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 31

The third installment of our look at "AM Gold: 1969" is a grim one indeed. We can only imagine what it was like to hear these songs all the...


Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “Brass Kiss”

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE Since musical styles come around again and again, I’m sure it’s only a matter of time before horn...


Mellow Gold, Music

Adventures Through the Mines of Mellow Gold 51

Who the hell is Greg Guidry? Why is he goin' down, and apart from the usual, what does Michael McDonald have to do with all of this? Find...


Television, TV Reviews

TV Review: “Sam Cooke: Crossing Over” American Masters (PBS)

Maybe it’s because I’ve read Peter Guralnick’s comprehensive 2005 Sam Cooke biography Dream Boogie: The Triumph of Sam...


Chartburn, Music

Chartburn: 3/28/08

kml_flashembed movie="http://www.youtube.com/v/eLhpHjmxNw8" width="425" height="350" wmode="transparent" / Mainstream Rock: Lenny Kravitz,...