Rob Sheffield seemed to have promised a whale of an original tale but delivered only a few goldfish.
Jesse Colin Young’s best material is worthy of favorable comparisons to Tom Rush, Gordon Lightfoot, and the unrelated Neil Young.
Sloan is a brand that stands for high-quality, retro-flavored pop that is rarely hackneyed or derivative.
Dedham native and Boston University graduate Ryan H. Walsh wanted to learn more about the local connections to what he calls his “favorite album of all time.”
“There’s not too many people wanting their money back, thinking that they’re at a Pig Destroyer show or Destroyer 666.”
“I see him as the greatest artist of the English language, it happens to be in song, of the second half of the 20th century.
“Playing with John Lennon was a big deal. He was very cool and very nice. Very much like the John Lennon that you imagine, you know.”
“As morality shifts,” NPR’s Ann Powers writes, “music does, too, helping people navigate those boundaries.”
“To me, ’67 was a year that was different from what came after it.”
Matthew Sweet and Tommy Keene return to town to brighten the Music Hall in Allston.