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New Little Steven and Foreigner

Little Steven - Soulfire
Little Steven – Soulfire

I have just added 7 new tracks into high rotation on the playlist, from the following newly released classic rock albums:

Soulfire by Little Steven Van ZandtBruce Springsteen‘s right hand man is back in business with his first solo release in nearly 2 decades. Listen for the tracks Soulfire, Blues Is My Business and Love On the Wrong Side of TownRead the review here.

40 (Hits From 40 Years) by Foreigner – a double album featuring all the hits – plus 2 newly recorded songs. Listen for the new track Give My Life For Love.  Read the review here.

TajMo by Taj Mahal and Keb’ Mo’ – a union of 2 talented blues musicians with able assists from the likes of Bonnie Raitt, Joe Walsh, Sheila E. and Lizz Wright. Listen for the tracks Don’t Leave Me Here, All Around The World and Shake Me In Your ArmsRead the review here.

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Nine New Classic Rock Tracks Added

Todd Rundgren - White Knight
Todd Rundgren – White Knight

I have just added 9 new tracks into high rotation on the playlist from newly released classic rock albums. Tune in to Choice Classic Rock to hear tracks from:

Todd Rundgren‘s new project White Knight, which features guest appearances by Joe Walsh, Daryl Hall, Joe Satriani and more! Listen for the tracks This Is Not a Drill (feat. Joe Satriani, Kasim Sulton & Prairie Prince) and Tin Foil Hat (feat. Donald Fagen). Read the review here.

Robin Trower‘s new album Time And Emotion. Listen for the track The Land of Plenty. Read the review here.

Paul Weller‘s latest release A Kind Revolution. Listen for the track Woo Se Mama. Read the review here.

Garland Jeffreys‘ new album 14 Steps To Harlem. This little-known but critically-acclaimed artist has released a fantastic new album. Listen for the tracks When You Call My Name and a re-working of the Velvet Underground‘s classic song Waiting For the Man. Read the review here.

I have also added into high rotation 3 tracks from forthcoming classic rock releases. Listen for the track Déjà Vu from Roger Water‘s forthcoming album called Is This the Life We Really Want?, the track Feel About You from the pending release from Lindsey Buckingham & Christine McVie (of Fleetwood Mac), and the track Long Time Coming from the soon-to-be-released album We’re All Alright from Cheap Trick.

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New John Mellencamp, Robert Cray and Fairport Convention

John Mellencamp - Sad Clowns & Hillbillies
John Mellencamp – Sad Clowns & Hillbillies

I have added 3 tracks from new classic rock releases – from the following:

John Mellencamp‘s new album Sad Clowns & Hillbillies. Listen for the track Grandview. Read the review here.

Robert Cray‘s new release Robert Cray & Hi Rhythm. Listen for the track You Must Believe In Yourself. Read the review here.

Fairport Convention‘s latest album 50:50@50. Listen for the track called Jesus On the Mainline, which features a guest vocal from Robert Plant (of Led Zeppelin). Read the review here.

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New Procol Harum, Davies Brothers and More!

Procol Harum - Novum
Procol Harum – Novum

I have just added a bunch of new classic rock songs into high rotation. Spring usually sees a lot of new classic rock releases and this year is no exception. Tune in now and listen for tracks from the following new albums:

Novum by Procol Harum: This is their first album of new material in 14 years! Listen for the new tracks – Can’t Say That, Image Of the Beast and Neighbour. Read the review here.

Americana by Ray Davies (of The Kinks): A look into Davies’ fascination with America. Listen for the new tracks – The Great Highway, Poetry and Wings Of Fantasy. Read the review here.

Open Road by Dave Davies (the other Davies brother from The Kinks) & Russ Davies (his son): Listen for the new track – Slow Down. Read the review here.

Golden Days by Brian May (of Queen) and Kerry Ellis: Rock meets theatre! Listen for the new track – Roll With You. Read the review here.

Be Myself by Sheryl Crow: Listen for the new tracks – Be Myself and Halfway There. Read the review here.

I have also added into high rotation newly released songs from two upcoming classic rock releases. Listen for the track In My World from the forthcoming album from Lindsey Buckingham & Christine McVie (of Fleetwood Mac) – as well as the newly released track Smell The Roses from the forthcoming concept album from Roger Waters (of Pink Floyd) which is called Is This The Life We Really Want?

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New Deep Purple, Mike + The Mechanics and Steve Hackett

Deep Purple - InFinite
Deep Purple – InFinite

Quite a few new classic rock releases came out in the past couple of weeks. I just added tracks into high rotation on the playlist from three of them. Listen for tracks from the following albums:

InFinite by Deep Purple: Listen for the new tracks – The Surprising and Birds of Prey. Read the review here.

Let Me Fly by Mike + The Mechanics: Listen for the new tracks – Are You Ready and The Best Is Yet to Come. Read the review here.

The Night Siren by Steve Hackett: Listen for the new track – Anything But Love. Read the review here.

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New Night Ranger, Greg Kihn Band and More!

Night Ranger - Don't Let Up
Night Ranger – Don’t Let Up

I have just added 7 new tracks into high rotation on the playlist. Listen for:

Night Ranger – from their brand new album Don’t Let Up – listen for the tracks Don’t Let Up, Day And Night and Truth. Read the review here.

The Greg Kihn Band – from their brand new album Rekihndled – listen for the tracks The Life I Got and Big Pink Flamingos.

Chickenfoot (super group featuring Sammy Hagar and Joe Satriani) – from their brand new album Best + Live – listen for the new track Divine Intervention.

Mike + The Mechanics – from the soon-to-be-released album Let Me Fly – listen for the first single Don’t Know What Came Over Me.

There are lots of new releases coming in the weeks ahead, including new projects from the likes of John Mellencamp, Procol Harum, Steve Hackett, Ray Davies (of The Kinks) and Deep Purple. Keep tuned to hear the latest Classic Rock releases.

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A Bunch Of Newly Released Classic Rock Tracks

John Mellencamp - Sad Clowns & Hillbillies
John Mellencamp – Sad Clowns & Hillbillies

After a bit of an after-Christmas lull in new classic rock music releases – this week has given us a bunch of newly released classic rock tracks that I have added into high rotation in the playlist.

First off – I have added the first track released from the upcoming John Mellencamp album. The track is called Easy Target and the album is called Sad Clowns and Hillbillies, which is scheduled to be released on April 28th.

Next, listen for the track Comfort Me from the impending Night Ranger album which is called Don’t Let Up. (Remember their smash hit Sister Christian from 1984?) This album drops on March 24th.

Also listen for the latest track released from the impending new album from Deep Purple. The track is called All I Got Is You which will be on their album titled InFinite, which is due for release on April 7th.

Two other tracks added into high rotation are a new single from Peter Frampton called I Saved A Bird Tonight and a new track from Colin Hay (who was the lead singer for Men At Work) called Come Tumblin’ Down. You can find this track on his recently released album called Fierce Mercy. Read a review here.

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Disconnected! Move To A New Server Just Happened

Unfortunately, my service provider had to move me to a new server – which resulted in the loss of the Choice Classic Rock stream for a bit. As you can now see – the stream is back up on the web site, but it will take a little time for the new address to propagate throughout the Internet to all the secondary sites like TuneIn radio and iTunes. It should be working everywhere within the next few days. Thanks for your patience as we make this move (which will ultimately result in a better listener experience with less stream drop outs).

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New Elvin Bishop Loaded Up

Elvin Bishop - Big Fun Trio
Elvin Bishop – Big Fun Trio

I just dropped into high rotation a new track from the new album from Elvin Bishop (remember “Fooled Around And Fell In Love”?). Bishop is now a roots and blues legend, and he joins with Willy Jordan and Bob Welsh to create a rollicking album of bluesy fun! The album is called Big Fun Trio – and it is a lot of fun! Listen for the track Keep On Rollin’. Click here to read the review.

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New Deep Purple Track

Deep Purple - Time For Bedlam (EP)
Deep Purple – Time For Bedlam (EP)

Deep Purple recently released a new EP. It contains the lead single, Time for Bedlam, from their upcoming new album InFinite. I have added the track into high rotation, along with another track from the EP called Paradise Bar – which will not be on the forthcoming new album – but is an excellent track. InFinite drops on April 7th and I will no doubt be adding more, new Deep Purple into the Choice Classic Rock stream! Click here to read the review.

I have also added a new track into high rotation from the recently released album All Because of You by Simon Kirke. Simon Kirke was the drummer for Free and Bad Company and also had a hand in some of the song writing for those bands. Although the album is a bit more of a mellow feel than Free and Bad Company – I really like the title track and have added it into high rotation. Click here to read the review.

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