6 items by David McGee

  • Platinum: A Life In Music

    Platinum: A Life In Music | ALBUM REVIEW

    The Elvis juggernaut rolls on, gaining a posthumous momentum that threatens to make his life irrelevant save as fodder for the enrichment of various commercial entities. On its surface, the handsome new four-CD box Platinum: A Life...

    August 21, 1997 12:00 AM ET
  • Bruce Springsteen Reclaims The Future

    Bruce Springsteen Reclaims The Future | ARTICLE

    At 3 a.m. on May 28th, after ten months of legal battles and nearly two years after Born to Run had catapulted him...

    August 11, 1977 3:15 PM ET
  • I Remember Patsy

    I Remember Patsy | ALBUM REVIEW

    If Dolly Parton is the ideal contemporary female country singer — one who exudes traditional values while at the same time asserting herself in a manner unlike the Total Woman — then Patsy Cline (who died in...

    June 30, 1977 12:00 AM ET
  • Hasten Down The Wind

    Hasten Down The Wind | ALBUM REVIEW

    When I say welcome back, don't think of John Sebastian's awful song, or the equally awful television show it introduces. Think instead of a gifted singer — perhaps our most gifted — who has given us (arguably,...

    September 23, 1976 12:00 AM ET
  • Too Old To Rock 'N' Roll: Too Young To Die!

    Too Old To Rock 'N' Roll: Too Young To Die! | ALBUM REVIEW

    Ian Anderson should stick to music, because he most definitely is not a storyteller. This is the muddled story of one Ray Lomas, "the last of the old rockers," whose long hair and tight jeans mark him...

    August 26, 1976 12:00 AM ET
  • Gimme Back My Bullets

    Gimme Back My Bullets | ALBUM REVIEW

    There was a time when Lynyrd Skynyrd's music was tough. It had drive and force; it was impossible to ignore. But last year's Al Kooper-produced Nuthin' Fancy revealed the band's soft underbelly and Gimme Back My Bullets,...

    March 25, 1976 12:00 AM ET