Choice Classic Rock

October2017

More Brand New Classic Rock Albums!

Robert Plant - Carry Fire
Robert Plant – Carry Fire

The new classic rock releases just keep on coming! I have just added 17 newly-released classic rock tracks into high rotation on the playlist from brand new classic rock albums. Listen for songs from the following newly released projects:

Gregg Allman – Southern Blood … This album was finished just prior to his tragic passing. Listen for the track Song For Adam – which was written by, and features Jackson Browne on vocals. Read the review here.

Jeff Beck – Live At the Hollywood Bowl … This album was recorded live as a celebration of Jeff Beck‘s 50 years of recorded guitar brilliance. Listen for the tracks Beck’s Bolero, Heart Full Of Soul (which was originally recorded with The Yardbirds) and Let Me Love You (which features Buddy Guy on guitar and vocals). Read the review here.

David Gilmour – Live in Pompeii … During his Rattle That Lock tour – Gilmour returned to the legendary site of Pink Floyd’s Live At Pompeii film. The result was captured on this DVD and CD compilation. Listen for the track Comfortably NumbRead the review here.

Robert Plant – Carry Fire … The Led Zeppelin front man’s latest project continues to push forward and not just rest on his laurels as the greatest rock singer of all time. Listen for the song Bluebirds Over the Mountain which features Chrissie Hynde of The Pretenders assisting on vocals. Read the review here.

Chris Rea – Road Songs For Lovers … Listen for the track The Road AheadRead the review here.

Leon Russell – On A Distant Shore … This album was recorded prior to his passing away in 2016. Although some of the tracks are hit and miss – it still serves as a fitting legacy for this musician who was so influential in the 1970’s. Listen for the tracks Black And Blue and Love This WayRead the review here.

Rusty Young – Waitin’ For the Sun … This is the first-ever solo album from the mainstay and leader of the country-rock band Poco. Listen for the track Hey ThereRead the review here.

The Who – Tommy: Live At the Royal Albert Hall … This double CD set features the entirety of the rock opera Tommy on the first CD. The second CD captures live versions of some of The Who‘s best known songs. Listen for the tracks I Can See For Miles and Who Are YouRead the review here.

Brian Wilson – Playback: The Brian Wilson Anthology … This album captures highlights of the his solo work outside of The Beach Boys as well as two previously unreleased tracks. Listen for the song Run James RunRead the review here.

Also listen for the following newly released tracks:

Pat Benatar – Dancing Through the Wreckage … This track is taken from the soundtrack of the movie Served Like A Girl.

Joe Satriani – Energy … This instrumental track is an early release from the guitar virtuoso’s impending album called What Happens Next.

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Lots Of Brand New Classic Rock!

Ronnie Montrose - 10x10
Ronnie Montrose – 10×10

I have just added 18 newly released classic rock tracks into high rotation on the playlist. Tune in now to hear tracks from the following new albums:

Ronnie Montrose, Ricky Phillips & Eric Singer 10×10 … Before his untimely death in 2012, Ronnie Montrose started on a project of 10 songs with 10 different singers. After his passing, Ricky Phillips completed the project. The album features a host of classic rock luminaries – including Eric Martin (of Mr. Big), Edgar Winter, Rick Derringer, Sammy Hagar, Tommy Shaw (of Styx) – and many more! Listen for the tracks Heavy Traffic, Love Is An Art and Strong Enough. Read the review here.

Chris Hillman Bidin’ My Time Chris Hillman was a member of The Byrds, The Flying Burrito Brothers and the Stephen Stills led band Manassas. On this project – he is joined by David Crosby and Roger McGuinn (of The Byrds), Mike Campbell and Benmont Tench of Tom Petty’s Heartbreakers, as well as the late departed Tom Petty who produced the album. Listen for the tracks She Don’t Care About Time and Here She Comes AgainRead the review here.

Roadcase Royale First Things First … with Heart taking an extended hiatus, Nancy Wilson has teamed up with Liv Warfield and other members of Prince’s New Power Generation for this interesting project. Listen for a cover the Heart classic These DreamsRead the review here.

Bruce Cockburn Bone On Bone … this Canadian folk singer has recently released his 33rd album. Listen for the track Stab At Matter. Read the review here.

Michael McDonald Wide Open … this new album from the ex-Doobie Brothers frontman features a great supporting cast, including Toto’s Steve Porcaro and jazz legend Branford Marsalis. Listen for the tracks Blessing In Disguise and Free A ManRead the review here.

Van Morrison Roll With the Punches … on this new album Morrison delves deep into the electric blues and R&B – like only he can! Listen for the tracks Ride On Josephine and I Can TellRead the review here.

Stephen Stills & Judy Collins Everybody Knows … This couple, who dated for 2 years way back in the 1960’s, join forces for an album of duets. Listen for their cover of the classic track Reason To Believe, as well as a cover of the Stills’ penned Buffalo Springfield track QuestionsRead the review here.

UFOThe Salentino Cuts … this is UFO‘s first album of covers. I have to admit – they do a great job on all the songs they cover, giving them their own UFO styled twist. Listen for the tracks Mississippi Queen (Mountain), Too Rolling Stoned (Robin Trower) and Heartful Of Soul (The Yardbirds). Read the review here.

Ringo Starr Give More Love … this is the Beatle drummer’s 19th solo album and with assists from the likes of Paul McCartney, Joe Walsh, Peter Frampton and Dave StewartRingo remains true-to-form! Listen for the title track Give More LoveRead the review here.

David Crosby Sky Trails Crosby has been very active lately – this is his second album in less than a year. Listen for the track Sell Me A DiamondRead the review here.

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