July 30, 2012

Two From The Eagles’ Glenn Frey…Including The Gem “Part of Me, Part of You”

Posted in Tunes tagged , at 3:07 pm by The Snob

Click here to go to Popdose to check two from The Eagles’ Glenn Frey…including the gem “Part of Me, Part of You”, and “I’ve Got Mine”

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June 5, 2012

Joe Walsh’s New Album “Analog Man” Out Today! Listen to Full Album Stream

Posted in Notable News, Record Review tagged , , at 9:09 pm by The Snob

Rock God Cred Report:

Click here to check a full stream of the new Joe Walsh release “Analog Man” (Hot Cuts: Lucky That Way, Spanish Dancer, Wrecking Ball, Funk 50)

Two big thumbs up for the first new solo release by Mr. Walsh in 20 years.  Analog Man has been spinning in the vehicle for two weeks now…it gets more contagious with each listen.  Fave tune of the cd is “Lucky That Way”!  Good stuff that  f’n classic radio should be playing daily.  Take a listen to the stream above, and you will agree with The Snob.  Ya gotta love this guy.  Here’s some more info…

Grammy Award winning rock and roll legend Joe Walsh returns with Analog Man, his first solo album in two decades to be released on June 5th, 2012 from Fantasy Records/Concord.  Analog Man is both modern and timelessly soulful, packed with Walsh’s beloved wit, charm and chops; it delivers an incredibly raw and intimate sound.

“It’s been 20 years and I have a lot to say,” said Walsh.  “These songs come from the heart.”  Walsh, best known for his powerful guitar licks, joined the Eagles in 1976 and is credited for bringing a harder rock sound to the band with the acclaimed Hotel California, The Long Run and Eagles Live.  A singer-songwriter and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Walsh has entertained for more than four decades, not only as a solo artist, but as part of admired bands like The James Gang and Barnstorm.

 As a self-proclaimed Analog Man, also the album name and title track, Walsh refers playfully to the new digital age; one in which he has adapted to, but notes in the song, “I am what I am – I’m an Analog Man.” Walsh developed the album over the last 10 years, drawing on personal experiences to breathe life into each track.  “I just really feel like it’s all come together and finally I feel like a complete person and a complete musician,” said Walsh.  “I think there is some confidence in there that I never had. That’s what I was hiding.”  Walsh credits his wife of four years, Marjorie, for encouraging him to be the man and artist he is today and fondly dedicates this album to her.  

 The 10-track album was produced by Jeff Lynne and Joe Walsh with Tommy Lee James co-writing some of the tracks.  “Lucky That Way,” one of Walsh’s favorites off the album, speaks to the extraordinary life he’s lived, even through the hurdles, and features Ringo Starr, his real life brother-in-law, on drums.  The song ironically serves as a mature sequel to Walsh’s famed “Life’s Been Good” and for Walsh, life is just that.

Buy Analog Man: Amazon: http://amzn.to/JOEWam

Joe Walsh on the Web:

Website: http://joewalsh.com/

Twitter: @JoeWalsh

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JoeWalshOfficial

June 2, 2012

The Eagles “In The City”…Plus Some Elton John, The Beatles, New Order, Mudhoney, and Pavement

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Indie Rock Cafe Report:

Click here to go to Indie Rock Cafe to check The Eagles “In The City”, Elton John “Rocket Man”, The Beatles “While My Guitar Gently Weeps”, New Order “Bizarre Love Triangle”, Mudhoney “In n Out of Grace”, and Pavement “Carrot Rope”.

February 20, 2010

Paul McCartney “My Love”…Plus Some Steely Dan, Fleetwood Mac, Eagles, Elton John, 10cc, and More

Posted in Tunes tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , at 11:32 am by The Snob

The Vinyl District Report:

Click here to go to TVD to check Paul McCartney & Wings “My Love”, Steely Dan “Rikki Don’t Lose That Number”, Elton John “Daniel”, The Eagles “Best of My Love”, Fleetwood Mac “Dreams”, 10cc “I’m Not In Love”, Seals & Crofts “Diamond Girl”…plus more

October 9, 2009

ZZ Top “Tush”…Plus Some Joe Walsh, Lindsey Buckingham, Uriah Heap, Megadeth

Posted in Tunes tagged , , , , , , at 11:28 pm by The Snob

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Click here to go to Popdose to check ZZ Top “Tush”, Joe Walsh “Look At Us Know”, Lindsey Buckingham “Did You Miss Me”, Uriah Heep “Sweet Lorraine”, Megadeth “A Secret Place”…plus more

October 1, 2009

The Carpenters Cover The Eagles “Desperado”…Plus Don Henley 2009 Tour Dates

Posted in Notable News, Tour Dates and Info, Tunes tagged , at 11:33 pm by The Snob

eagles desperadoRock God Cred Report:

Click here to check The Carpenters covering the Eagles’ 70’s classic “Desperado”

Buy “Desperado”…get the original by the lads…plus some underrated gems.

Don Henley 2009 Tour Dates:
11/4 – Mashantucket, CT – Foxwoods Casino
11/6 – Windsor, Ontario – The Colosseum at Caesars Windsor
11/9 – Chicago, IL – Rosemont Theatre
11/11 – Boston, MA – Wang Theatre
11/14 – Atlantic City, NJ – Caesars Atlantic City
11/17 – Hamilton, Ontario – Copps Coliseum
11/18 – London, Ontario – John Labatt Centre
11/20 – Norfolk, VA – Constant Convocation Center

September 25, 2009

Dave Mason Covers The Eagles “Take It To The Limit”

Posted in Covers, Tour Dates and Info, Tunes tagged , , at 11:02 am by The Snob

dave mason certified liveRock God Cred Report:

Click here to check Dave Mason’s cover of The Eagles “Take It To The Limit”

Buy “Certified Live”…one of those great live albums that has been forgotten these days.

September 11, 2009

Joe Walsh “Turn To Stone”

Posted in Tunes tagged , at 2:10 am by The Snob

joe walsh turn to stoneRock God Cred Report:

Click here to check Joe Walsh “Turn to Stone”…foreshadowing on how The Eagles would soon sound.

Buy “So What”

September 2, 2009

70’s Gem From Joe Walsh “Meadows”

Posted in Tunes tagged , , at 11:58 pm by The Snob

joe walsh the smoker you drinkRock God Cred Report:

Click here to check a 70’s classic from Joe Walsh “Meadows”…now this is vintage Joe.

Buy “The Smoker You Drink, The Player You Get”

August 21, 2009

A Big Batch of “Vocal Only” Tracks From…The Eagles, The Who, Wings, The Beatles, Pat Benatar, The Killers, The Clash, & More

Posted in Tunes tagged , , , , , , , , , , at 11:40 am by The Snob

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Ilicitronix Report:

Click here to go to Ilicitronix to check a big batch of “vocal only” tracks from some classic tunes.  The only problem is if the songs have long musical breaks between vocals it comes off as extended silence.  Always fascinating to hear what the vocal tracks sound like when you mix the instruments down completely.  Nice post!

The tunes…The Eagles “Hotel California”, Pat Benatar “Hit Me With Your Best Shot”, Paul McCartney & Wings “Band on The Run”, The Who “Won’t Get Fooled Again”, The Killers “Human”, Michael Jackson “Beat it”, Ozzy Osbourne “Mr. Crowley”, REM “The One I Love”, Coldplay “Shiver”, Blondie “One Way or Another”, The Clash “Should I Stay or Should I Go”, Tears For Fears “Shout”, The Beatles “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band”, and A-Ha “Take On Me”

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