Bruce Springsteen’s acclaimed Broadway show remains compelling on CD. Plus, noteworthy reissues from Tom Petty, Big Star, and the Animals.
Previously unheard Del Shannon tracks and another notable Big Star reissue, plus new albums from John Gorka and the Railsplitters.
This fine solo album offers more evidence that Chris Bell, who started the influential Big Star with the better-known Alex Chilton, played at least as large a role in its early music.
Pop Art Live makes the strongest case yet for the Raspberries’ importance.
Wondering whether we’ll ever see another Fleetwood Mac album? Actually, one just came out—sort of.
This album—the first by Dion to be conceived and sequenced for LP release—would have been one of the best folk/rock entries of the mid 1960s, thanks to strong, highly accessible material, ear-candy backup harmonies, and Dion’s peerless vocals. But it stayed in the can for half a century.