31 items by Steve Pond

  • And A Time To Dance

    And A Time To Dance | ALBUM REVIEW

    Part traditional Mexican music, part American rock & roll, part country and R&B and everything in between, Los Lobos' seven-song minialbum is the kind of hybrid that has steadfastly managed to stay outside of the rock mainstream...

    December 8, 1983 12:00 AM ET
  • Murmur

    Murmur | ALBUM REVIEW

    R.E.M.'s Chronic Town EP was one of last year's more invigorating, tuneful surprises: a record from an Athens, Georgia, band that cared not a whit for the fashionable quirks of that town's dance-rock outfits like the B-52's...

    May 26, 1983 12:00 AM ET
  • Gone Troppo

    Gone Troppo | ALBUM REVIEW

    They say I'm not what I used to be/All the same/I'm happier than a willow tree," sings George Harrison in "Mystical One," a song from his new album, Gone Troppo. Well, it's great that George is happy,...

    February 17, 1983 12:00 AM ET
  • Fleetwood Mac: Happy at the Top

    Fleetwood Mac: Happy at the Top | ARTICLE

    Mick Fleetwood was amused. He'd just heard a radio report that Fleetwood Mac – the group in which he's played drums for fifteen...

    October 28, 1982 12:00 PM ET
  • Nebraska

    Nebraska | ALBUM REVIEW

    After ten years of forging his own brand of fiery, expansive rock & roll, Bruce Springsteen has decided that some stories are best told by one man, one guitar. Flying in the face of a sagging record...

    October 28, 1982 12:00 AM ET
  • Some Guys: Report From the Coast

    Some Guys: Report From the Coast | ARTICLE

    'I get to the top/I'm too tired to rock," sang Mick Jagger in front of seven sold-out houses — half a million fans...

    November 26, 1981 11:30 AM ET
  • Springsteen & Others Rally To Help Vets

    Springsteen & Others Rally To Help Vets | ARTICLE

    Big bussinessmen and political leaders failed to rally behind us," said Vietnam veteran Bobby Muller, speaking to about 15,000 remarkably attentive rock fans on...

    October 1, 1981 11:15 AM ET
  • John Entwistle: The 'Quiet One' Speaks Out

    John Entwistle: The 'Quiet One' Speaks Out | ARTICLE

    John Entwistle's got a problem when it comes to interviews, which, naturally, are granted to promote albums. "When you get to the stage where...

    September 3, 1981 12:00 PM ET
  • Face Value

    Face Value | ALBUM REVIEW

    With the notable exception of the three Peter Gabriels, every solo album from a Genesis member or ex-member has proudly displayed the lessons learned in that band — and been the worse for it. But Phil Collins'...

    August 20, 1981 12:00 AM ET
  • Fleetwood Mac's Last Stand – For Now

    Fleetwood Mac's Last Stand – For Now | ARTICLE

    Fleetwood MacThe Hollywood BowlHollywood, CaliforniaSeptember 1st, 1980 This is our Last show." Pause. "For a long time." With that line – uttered several...

    October 30, 1980 1:25 PM ET
  • The Game

    The Game | ALBUM REVIEW

    With the usual fanfare — in this case, a "breakthrough" single released several months prior to the LP — Queen have shifted their sights from heavy-metal flash to stripped-down rock & roll. Maybe they realized that they'd...

    September 18, 1980 12:00 AM ET