2 items by Mark Vining

  • Up For The Down Stroke

    Up For The Down Stroke | ALBUM REVIEW

    Parliament affects a studiedly bizarre persona. Graham Central Station on downs, if you will, or the Temptations with a token affection for S&M. "Testify," a remake of the mid-Sixties minor classic the group cut in safer days,...

    October 10, 1974 12:00 AM ET
  • Skywriter

    Skywriter | ALBUM REVIEW

    Beck's reunion here with his late-Sixties bandmate Rod Stewart, on Curtis Mayfield's inspirational ballad "People Get Ready," is also a welcome return to classic form, a replay of their soulful covers of "Ol' Man River" and "Morning...

    June 7, 1973 12:00 AM ET