Arguably, Jeff Lynne’s greatest attribute is his incredibly distinct sound. It transcends his work with ELO and comes to define his second solo album, Long Wave, out today. And make no mistake, that is no easy feat, as Long Wave is a covers album.
“It was a treat in itself just to be able to do that. It’s not that easy – it just means you have too practice and practice on all these instruments, which to me, is the best fun you can have!”
Forty years ago this month, a new band from Britain released its first album. The album’s release in the States led to one of the most hilarious misunderstandings in rock history.
Back in November of 1971, [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Led Zeppelin[/lastfm]‘s record label, Atlantic, released a promotional single of “Stairway to Heaven” to radio stations. At 8 minutes long, it found occasional late-night play on AM radio. But, […]