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)

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”

Live Rock: Sheryl Crow and Colbie Caillat at the Greek Theatre

By Mike Finkelstein On a surprisingly cold night for early September, Sheryl Crow and her band rolled through the Greek Theater last weekend and gave the capacity crowd a classic demonstration of the old adage, “The show must go on.”   As the program began, Crow — wearing sparkling shorts that showcased her very toned… Read More Live Rock: Sheryl Crow and Colbie Caillat at the Greek Theatre