It seems unlikely that we'll ever get new music from Talking Heads, but there are still unexplored corners of the band's legacy -- like 'Theme,' an instrumental track from their early years that's currently making the rounds online.
For every universally celebrated song, known to all and played to death by radio stations everywhere, there are countless hidden gems — album cuts that, for reasons unclear, somehow missed their predestined date with classic rock immortality. Songs like Irish guitar god Gary Moore’s timeless duet with Thin Lizzy leader Phil Lynott, ‘Parisienne Walkways,’ which made some waves upon its original release in 1978, but ultimately fell short of achieving its rightful stature as a true standard of rock balladry.
The Beatles’ decision to give up touring in August 1966 gave them unlimited and unprecedented time to spend in the studio experimenting and inventing new recording techniques. One of the first songs to come out of that period, Paul McCartney’s ‘Penny Lane,’ was first committed to tape on Dec. 29, 1966.
Eric Carmen has been silent on the recording front for some time now, but recently announced on his website a whole batch of good news for his fans including his first new recording in close to 15 years.
Modern-day soul singer Charles Bradley recently covered Black Sabbath's ballad 'Changes' as a B-side on an exclusive Record Store Black Friday seven-inch single. The song has now found its way online, and you can hear it below.
One of classic-rock’s most beloved original Christmas tunes, ‘Christmas Must Be Tonight’ by the Band, has been given a faithful new rendition by retro-pop act the Explorers Club. The track can be downloaded for free below.
For every universally celebrated song, known to all and played to death by radio stations everywhere, there are countless hidden gems -- album cuts that, for reasons unclear, somehow missed their predestined date with classic-rock immortality. But in the case of Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band, you could almost say hidden gems are all they have -- such is the nature of a musical catalog so original, so ahead of its time, and therefore so challenging to the average listener, that their albums literally soared well over the heads of all but a few.
Our Top 10 songs of 2013 countdown may not feature quite as many of the superstars who dominate traditional classic-rock radio as last year's list. But the past 12 months have seen a couple of very welcome comebacks
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