Tag: The Moody Blues

Dizzy Heights, Music

Dizzy Heights #41: When You Think It’s All Over, It’s Not Over — Questions, Vol. I

In which I execute a pivot so sharp that only John Cleese can effectively prepare the audience for what's about to happen. And so he does....

Music

Folk Duo Oakes and Smith’s Legendary Roots in 5 Songs

I love folk music. New folk, old folk, it doesn’t matter. But I will admit that there is good folk and great folk, the kind that...

Lost Together with Matt Wardlaw, Podcast

Lost Together with Matt Wardlaw, Episode 5: Tony Visconti

Legendary producer Tony Visconti talks about his upcoming The Man Who Sold The World tour with Holy Holy and his work with David Bowie,...

CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Justin Hayward, “Spirits Of The Western Sky”

Moody Blues frontman is back with a solo effort....

AM Gold: 1972

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 44

The final installment of AM Gold: 1972 floats in on a summer breeze and gets really weird at the end....

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Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “The Moody Blues + 2”

Come my little children, and let's hear a tale of...um, The Moody Blues on this week's Mix Six!...

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50Prog50, Music

50Prog50: The Best Prog Albums, Part Five

There’s been a lot of comments about this series and I want to thank everyone, even the folks who are incensed that I didn’t...

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50Prog50, Music

50Prog50: The Best Prog Albums, Part One

We love to mock prog rock, but Dw. Dunphy has made a list of 50 prog albums that deserve to be in your collection. Here's the first...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Bettye LaVette, “Interpretations: The British Rock Songbook”

I had never heard of Bettye LaVette until about four years ago. A friend had made me a mix CD to listen to on a road trip and on it he had...

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Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Friday Mixtape: 6/26/09

Don’t just do something — stand there! Ben Folds Five – Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head from Burt Bacharach: One...

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Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Friday Mixtape: 6/19/09

You guys give up, or you thirsty for more? Bobby Jimmy & the Critters – Roaches from Look at All These Roaches 12″ (1986)...

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Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “Melodic Prog”

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE Okay, I fully admit that as a guy who loves progressive rock, I’m setting myself up for ridicule and...

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Basement Songs, Music

Basement Songs: The Moody Blues, “Nights in White Satin”

Have a seat. Sit back. Press play and let the music slip through your skin and into your mind. That yearning you feel from the melody, that...

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Chartburn, Music

Chartburn: 5/25/07

As those of you who regularly visit Kurt’s place are already aware, he decided to hang up his cleats this week. Aside from being an...