If I am being honest, I am just as guilty as anyone—maybe more so. I see “legacy” acts touring and think, “Why bother? They can’t be as good as in their prime.” Sometimes I’ve been proven right when a band that hasn’t spoken in 20 years gets together for a tour only to realize they … Continue reading Live: Graham Nash in Portland
Ever listen to a song a thousand times without ever hearing the lyrics?
MP3: Stephen Stills – “Suite: Judy Blue Eyes” (demo) from Just Roll Tape: April 26th, 1968. Stream several more songs at Stills’ site. We mentioned this as soon as we heard about it, and what we’ve heard sounds as good as we hoped it would. Just Stills and an acoustic guitar, as great and soulful … Continue reading Stephen Stills – Suite Judy Blue Eyes (demo)
Long-Lost Stills Sessions Hitting Stores In July: The results of that impromptu session will be heard on Just Roll Tape: April 26th, 1968, due July 10 via Eyewall/Rhino. The 13-song collection features early demos of Stills favorites such as “Suite: Judy Blue Eyes,” “Helplessly Hoping,” “Wooden Ships” and “Change Partners,” along with a bonus rendition … Continue reading Stephen Stills 1968 Demos
Stephen Stills’ “Illegal Stills” and “An Evening with Teegarden and VanWinkle” I am unemployed. That means I have a lot of time on my hands and aside from sending out resumes and cover letters and searching through the countless crap jobs our floundering economy offers, I also shop for records. I have two quaint and … Continue reading Record Shopping with Phil: Rummaging through Rock’s Lost and Found