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 Again. Read 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 Dreams. Read 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 Man. Read 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 Tell. Read 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 Questions. Read the review here.
UFO – The 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 Stewart – Ringo remains true-to-form! Listen for the title track Give More Love. Read 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 Diamond. Read the review here.
Choice Classic Rock – classic rock like you’ve never heard it before!