12 items by Tony Glover

  • Bio


    At his best Chuck Berry was a hip short-story teller, with insightful, affecting and entertaining pictures to show, set to a strong jumping boogie beat. But he never had much of a way with albums, and the...

    November 23, 1977 12:00 AM ET
  • Win, Lose Or Draw

    Win, Lose Or Draw | ALBUM REVIEW

    This is the Allman Brothers' sixth album, one many people never expected to see. Their last release, Brothers and Sisters, came out two years ago, and since then band members have seemed to be spinning off in...

    November 6, 1975 12:00 AM ET
  • Takin' My Time

    Takin' My Time | ALBUM REVIEW

    Early on in her career, Bonnie Raitt decided that live shows were more important to her than records. She wanted to get out and reach people directly, without having to rely on hype, promotion and hustle. In...

    December 6, 1973 12:00 AM ET
  • New York Dolls

    New York Dolls | ALBUM REVIEW

    The album cover hits with a stark black and white photo, title scrawled in lipstick red aross the top. The boys appear on a white satin couch with a strange combination of high pop-star drag and ruthless...

    September 13, 1973 12:00 AM ET
  • War Heroes

    War Heroes | ALBUM REVIEW

    Days after Hendrix's death, Eddie Kramer, head engineer at Electric Ladyland Studios, was quoted as saying that there were two albums worth of...

    January 18, 1973 1:20 PM ET
  • Guess Who

    Guess Who | ALBUM REVIEW

    B.B. King is a deservedly well-respected man. Anybody playing blues (or rock) guitar who doesn't name him as an influence is either dumb or a liar. He's been a tireless performer, spending god-knows-how-many years doing one night...

    November 9, 1972 12:00 AM ET
  • Live At Max's Kansas City

    Live At Max's Kansas City | ALBUM REVIEW

    Though New York City eventually serves as a showcase for every big-time rock group, it spawns very few — and the Velvet Underground was about the only group that denizens of the ultimate terminal city could call...

    August 3, 1972 12:00 AM ET
  • Live (At Mr. Kelly's)

    Live (At Mr. Kelly's) | ALBUM REVIEW

    Good news — the old Muddy Waters sound is back! Muddy was one of the founders of the Chicago Blues sound, and his original line-up of guitars, piano, bass and drums is present on this album in full...

    May 11, 1972 12:00 AM ET
  • Eat A Peach

    Eat A Peach | ALBUM REVIEW

    Sometimes it all seems to come down to the question of survival — and learning to live with loss. Rock and blues have lost a lot of people in the past five years, but the death of...

    April 13, 1972 12:00 AM ET
  • Rainbow Bridge

    Rainbow Bridge | ALBUM REVIEW

    Ahh, a surprise – more Hendrix in the studio. Of late a lot of in-concert Hendrix has surfaced; the full-side each on the...

    December 9, 1971 12:35 PM ET
  • The Rolling Stones' "Prodigal Son": A Song Confusion

    The Rolling Stones' "Prodigal Son": A Song Confusion | ARTICLE

    BURKE, VIRGINIA—"Prodigal Son," one of the tracks on the Stones' Beggar's Banquet LP, is not an original by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards, although the album credits, as revised from the original banned...

    March 1, 1969 1:30 PM ET
  • Electric Ladyland

    Electric Ladyland | ALBUM REVIEW

    Being a bit fed up with music as "reactive noise" ("God man, the world's a drag, let's play loud and drown it out"), I was sort of set not to dig this LP, but I had to....

    November 9, 1968 12:00 AM ET