Choice Classic Rock

October2016

New Stones, Pretenders, Crosby and More!

The Rolling Stones - Blue & Lonesome
The Rolling Stones – Blue & Lonesome

I have just added a schwack (is that a word?) of new tracks into high rotation – all from newly released CDs from Classic Rock Artists.

First, listen for the track Just Your Fool, which is the first single from the forthcoming new release from The Rolling Stones called Blue & Lonesome. The album is due for release on December 2 – and is an entire project of reworked blues standards.

Next, I have added 2 new tracks from the latest album from The Pretenders, which is called Alone. Chrissie Hynde is in fine form, and the album is produced by Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys.

I have also added a new track from David Crosby‘s just-released solo offering which is called Lighthouse. It is beautifully rendered album of acoustic material. Listen for the track Things We Do For Love.

If you are a fan of the Grateful Dead, two new releases may catch your eye. The first is called Dear Jerry: Celebrating the Music Of Jerry Garcia – which is a live recording from May of 2015 featuring numerous artists (including the remaining members of the Grateful Dead) celebrating the life and music of Jerry Garcia in song. Listen for Peter Frampton doing a scorching cover of the song (I’m A) Roadrunner.  Dead fans will also enjoy the track I just added into high rotation called Lay My Lily Down – from Bob Weir‘s latest solo outing which is called Blue Mountain.

Lastly, I have added a track from the original soundtrack of the Lazurus musical, which is based on the works of David Bowie. The soundtrack features 3 never-before-released songs recorded by Bowie before his death. Listen for the track No Plan, which features a beautiful sax solo near the end.

Choice Classic Rock – classic rock like you’ve never heard it before!

 

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New Clapton, Morrison and Schmit

Eric Clapton - Live In San Diego
Eric Clapton – Live In San Diego

I have added 5 tracks into high rotation from 3 brand new classic rock releases – from Eric Clapton, Van Morrison and Timothy B. Schmit (of The Eagles).

First off, from Eric Clapton‘s new album called Live In San Diego, I have added the songs Crossroads and Got To Get Better In A Little While. Crossroads features Robert Cray guesting on guitar and vocals. Got To Get Better In A Little While is an extended version of the track that originally appeared on Derek & The Dominos album Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs. The track features Derek Trucks on slide guitar. The album itself was recorded in 1997. I highly recommend it!

Next, I have added into high rotation the songs Every Time I See A River and Going Down To Bangor from Van Morrison‘s latest album which is called Keep Me Singing. This is his 37th album – and his professionalism and soul shine throughout the 13 tracks!

Last – we have added a track called Red Dirt Road by Timothy B. Schmit (of The Eagles) from his latest album which is called Leap Of Faith.

Choice Classic Rock – classic rock like you’ve never heard it before!

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