Hey, Look Me Over! Lucille Ball, Anthony Perkins, Aretha Franklin, Bobby Darin Featured on “Lost Broadway 1960”

By Joe Marchese | April 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

Stage Door Records is turning back the clock – 60 years, to be precise – with the latest volume in its Lost Broadway series. Lost Broadway 1960, out now in the U.K. and this Friday, April 3, in the U.S., once again spotlights the lesser-known shows that played the Great White Way that year (in […]

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Review: Joni Mitchell’s “Shine” Arrives on Vinyl

By Sam Stone | March 31, 2020 | 1 Comment

This Friday, Craft Recordings will release the vinyl debut of Joni Mitchell’s most recent studio album, Shine.  With excellent music that carries even more weight in 2020, RTI-pressed 180-gram vinyl, and beautiful packaging, this LP is one for Joni’s many fans to treasure. Mitchell’s artistry proved prescient on Shine, originally released in 2007 on the […]

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She’s Got Rhythm: Linda Lavin Returns with New Studio Album

By Joe Marchese | March 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

Every week between August 31, 1976 and March 19, 1985, Linda Lavin could be seen on CBS in the title role of the sitcom Alice. Lavin also sang the show’s memorable theme song, composed by David Shire with lyrics by Alan and Marilyn Bergman, and occasionally performed in character as Alice Hyatt. But Lavin’s inherent […]

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Colour My World: Petula Clark’s Complete 1974 Royal Albert Hall Concert Comes to CD

By Joe Marchese | March 30, 2020 | 4 Comments

BUY NOW FROM UNITED MUSIC FOUNDATION When you’re alone and life is making you lonely, you can always go downtown… When Petula Clark first sang those words by Tony Hatch back in 1964, it’s highly doubtful that she – or anybody else – could have predicted the COVID-19 crisis which we’re all currently experiencing. But […]

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Bob Dylan Releases New Song, “Murder Most Foul”

By The Second Disc | March 27, 2020 | 5 Comments

Bob Dylan surprised fans early this morning with a never-before-heard song.  “Murder Most Foul” is a dense, epic examination of America as only Dylan could craft, loaded with unforgettable imagery and unexpected pop culture imagery.  “Greetings to my fans and followers with gratitude for all your support and loyalty across the years,” the songwriter offered.  […]

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