Judy Henske & Jerry Jester Celebrating Farewell Aldebaran
Farewell Aldebaran was brought to life by Judy Henske (dubbed “Queen of the Beatniks” by producer Jack Nitzsche) and Jerry Yester (The Association, Tim Buckley, Tom Waits), and co-produced with Lovin’ Spoonful alum, Zal Yanovsky (who also contributed guitar, bass and vocals). Among the many notable contributors are David
Photo by Greg Allen
Emitt Rhodes Returns After Four Decades With ‘Dog on a Chain’ (Exclusive Song).”
It’s not that Emitt Rhodes was ever fully forgotten, but nearly 43 years between albums is a long time to remember. The Los Angeles singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist returns after an absence of more than four decades with “Dog on a
Early Drifters (left–right): Gary Eaton, Danny McGough, Mark Walton, Ray Ganucheau, Carlo Nuccio (photo by Greg Allen).
Later Drifters (left–right): Robert Maché, Vicki Peterson, Russ Broussard, Mark Walton, Peter Holsapple, Susan Cowsill (photo by Rick Olivier).
In an eventful lifespan that lasted just over a decade, the Continental Drifters created a relatively small but consistently magnificent recorded legacy,
Premiere: The Continental Drifters revisit ‘The Mississippi’ on new retrospective
Continental Drifters, Hollywood, Calif., in 1992. Back row (l-r): Carlo Nuccio, Susan Cowsill, Vicki Peterson, Gary Eaton. Seated (l-r): Ray Ganucheau, Peter Holsapple, Mark Walton. The L.A.-cum-New Orleans band of the 1990s will be revisited in a new two-CD career retrospective set “Drifted: In the Beginning &
Dave DiMartino’s review of our new Dion release for Rolling Stone!
You can order the CD of Recorded Live At The Bitter End, August 1971 from our shop now.
Dion: Recorded Live At The Bitter End, August 1971 (Omnivore) Speaking of Mott The Hoople, I find it interesting that 1) One of my very favorite Mott songs ever
We ain’t lyin’, March has come in and we’ve got lots to tell you. While this month brings Art Pepper’s Neon Art: Volume Two on CD and Digital, Game Theory’s Real Nighttime expanded on CD, Digital and LP (hurry if you want that unissued flexi with your LP, there aren’t many left!), Roger Taylor’s Fun In
[Judy Henske & Jerry Yester] Taking in styles from baroque pop to rock and psychedelia, Farewell Aldebaran is in a class of its own.
—Joe Marchese, The Second Disc
It's a drag to think that more of these recordings won't get released—and that The Bangles didn't continue in this vein for their entire career—because Ladies and Gentlemen... The Bangles! is outrageously fab and over too quickly.
[The Heaters'] American Dream: The Portastudio Recordings is a nice glimpse into the past with a band that traveled in an unusual direction as they paved a way for women to explore the rock 'n' roll idiom.
—David Bowling, Cashbox
[The Muffs, Blonder And Blonder] is just as badass as it was 20-plus years ago, but also includes a cornucopia of bonus material.
—Troy Michael, Innocent Words
[The Rave-Ups, Town + Country] We lost a lot when we lost them… and now we have ‘em back. Life is good.