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Rod Stewart: Blood Red Roses

Rod Stewart Blood Red Roses (Republic Records) Rod Stewart is certainly stepping up his AOR game with the jaunty, horn-laden Blood Red Roses, his 30th studio album. My complaint often of more ‘mature’ rockers still making albums, is that they often try too hard to interest younger listeners with attempts at modern sounds or tackling subject matter More...

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By Ralph Greco On Friday, November 23rd, 2018
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Laura Paragano: Strange Curses

Laura Paragano Strange Curses (Laura Paragano) Jerry Miller’s bass and some slide from Linden Evans gets us into the swaying easy tempo of “Out for a Surf,” Laura Paragano’s warble-of-a-first-tune from More...

By Ralph Greco On Tuesday, November 20th, 2018
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Mah-Ze-Tar: Liquid Lotus

Mah-Ze-Tar Liquid Lotus (Mazyar Karandish) We glisten right into the mystical jangle of a single-string instrumental in “Maand,” the first track of Mah-Ze-Tar’s Liquid Lotus. On these 9 tracks, all based More...

By Ralph Greco On Monday, November 19th, 2018
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Nocturnal Animals: Writing On The Walls

Nocturnal Animals Writing on the Walls (Nocturnal Animals) A loud distorted guitar opens the first rockin’ tune, “Fake Love.” With Mason Jones’ vocals and the rest of the boys — Dawson Tucker playing More...

By Ralph Greco On Friday, November 16th, 2018
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Highbeams: Keep Meaning It

Highbeams Keep Meaning It (Blanket Fort) An acoustic guitar sweeping jingle jangle begins “You Can Leave Me,” the opener on the Highbeams’ Keep Meaning It. I like how this one quickly gets going into a smart More...

By Ralph Greco On Thursday, November 15th, 2018
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A Star Is Born Soundtrack

A Star is Born: Soundtrack Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper (Interscope Records) The wailing stomper “Black Eyes” opens the soundtrack and movie of the newest version of the A Star Is Born soundtrack. Sung and played More...

By Ralph Greco On Monday, November 12th, 2018
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Steve Perry: Traces

Steve Perry Traces (Fantasy Records) Undeniably Steve Perry has one of most recognizable voices in popular music within the last five decades. The ex-Journey frontman returns to making music with his first album More...

By Ralph Greco On Monday, November 12th, 2018
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Steve Perry: Traces

Steve Perry Traces (Fantasy Records) Undeniably Steve Perry has one of most recognizable voices in popular music within the last five decades. The ex-Journey frontman returns to making music with his first album More...

By Ralph Greco On Friday, November 9th, 2018
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Cher: Dancing Queen

Cher Dancing Queen (Warner Bros) Hot on the heels of her appearance in the summer hit movie “Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again,” Cher is covering ABBA on her 26th studio release, Dancing Queen. Nine songs other than More...

By Ralph Greco On Thursday, November 8th, 2018
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Lenny Kravitz: Raise Vibration

Lenny Kravitz Raise Vibration (BMG) On his 11th studio album, Raise Vibration we once again Lenny Kravitz smashing through with positive messages and a defiant stance in heavy rock and roll funk tunes. Opening More...