Record Rack: The Rolling Stones and the Animals (Reissues)

Not Fade Away After Half a Century  By Brian Arsenault Vinylphiles rejoice.  If you still have a vinyl player that turns at 45 revolutions per minute, ABKCO has a very special treat indeed for you in honor of Record Store Day this Saturday (April 20).  Remarkably, there are 700 independent record stores still around in… Read More Record Rack: The Rolling Stones and the Animals (Reissues)

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DVD Review: The Rolling Stones “Charlie is my Darling – Ireland 1965”

By Mike Finkelstein As the Rolling Stones cruise into their 50th Anniversary annum, one can’t help but marvel at their longevity.   Rock ‘n roll has always been a business that chewed its members up just to spit them out.  From the very beginning, people have routinely died young in this line of work.   The Rolling… Read More DVD Review: The Rolling Stones “Charlie is my Darling – Ireland 1965”

Short Takes: LP Reissues from the Rolling Stones and Muddy Waters

Two Marvelous Double LPs in Vinyl from Eagle Rock Entertainment (With CDs tucked in each three-panel sleeve for the disadvantaged) By Brian Arsenault Last check, the Rolling Stones are still a very fine rock ‘n’ roll band but they aren’t what they were in 1978. Who is? And they can’t play any more with Muddy.… Read More Short Takes: LP Reissues from the Rolling Stones and Muddy Waters