If you like your classic rock raw, you'll dig this pub-dirty recording by one of the great supergroups of the '60s. Ravers like "A Certain Girl" and "I Wish You Would" get nasty workups in an atmosphere that can only be described as boozy. Moments like the ones captured here remind us that, long before he became England's Official Spokesperson for the Blues, Eric Clapton was a punk.
By Amelia Raitt on 04.22.11 in Reviews
This thrilling early set from the Yardbirds boasts spectacular guitar playing by two guitar legends (Clapton and Page). Whether tearing up the center of the rollicking "Choker" or stumbling across the terrifica...
By Neal Pollack on 04.22.11 in Reviews
I honestly don't know how Domingo stacks up in the history of operatic tenors, but it's so rare that actual music comes down the pike in Soundtracks/Other that this album sounds like the voice of heaven itself....
By Kevin Whitehead on 04.22.11 in Reviews
The great alto saxophonist, bass clarinetist and flutist on one of his best-ever outings, from 1963, with, among others, bassist Richard Davis, vibist Bobby Hutcherson and Clifford Jordan and Sonny Simmons on saxes.
By Isaac Hayes on 04.22.11 in Reviews
James always took advantage of what was going on at the time, like the hotpants fad. On tunes like "Cold Sweat" and "I Got the Feelin'," those rhythms and the way they combined with the horns, he...