Plane Sailing? The Unfortunate Five
Croce self produced his first album ‘Facets’ in 1966 with $500 that was a wedding gift from his parents. The Louisiana native came into his own in the early seventies. ‘Time in a Bottle’ topped the Billboard charts, a feat he equalled with the Worldwide smash ‘Bad Bad Leroy Brown’. It automatically thrust Croce into the limelight, something the singer was ill-prepared for. However his blend of Folk Rock was perfect tonic for the excess swinging sixties and Croce found himself a champion of the folk scene.Read
“Dear God Just Release The Box Already”
The above quote is from one of the forums on Backstreets.com, the premier Bruce Springsteen fan site and it very well sums up the plight of us die-hard Bruce devotees, which is that once you’re in you’d better be ready to endure exasperation the like of which you previously couldn’t have imagined. You don’t like The Boss? I understand, but bear with me, there’s a point to all of this.
Here’s the deal – two years or so ago rumours began to circulate of a box set containing multiple CDs and DVDs specifically dealing with “The River” album. Now everybody knows the song of course but might not be aware that the album itself is superlative, one of his best.
Famous & Faceless
How do you sell 110 million records yet remain anonymous. How do you have a career spanning album 50 years, multiple chart toppers and a Grammy, yet still walk about in your home town with the mass public oblivious to you.
Well if you’re Robert Lamm, Lee Loughnane, Walt Parazaider, Jason Scheff, James Pankow, Trish Imboden & Keith Howland, collectively know as CHICAGO, you probably can.Read
Learning your instrument…
Hey there, and welcome to TCRfm’s new website and to this, the first of my monthly blogs. I suspect these will be more often than not music related and that being the case where better to start than with the basics – learning your instrument.Read