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Lee Allen, If You Don’t, I Know Your Sister Will (NOLA Records)

Go tell your Aunt Mary and Uncle John the ultimate party album has come along. Lee Allen, the wailing sax man, is back with a brand new live LP. I […]

Public Enemy, Apocalypse 91…The Enemy Strikes Black (Def Jam Records)

Conventional wisdom has it that in the ’70s rock and roll about died until punk came along and saved it—a debatable theory at best, given punk’s subsequent sellout. A stronger […]

Spin Doctors, Pocket Full of Kryptonite (EMI Records)

These two albums by two young New York City bands share a lot: both bands credit one another, swap lead singers on a few cuts, make allusions to Peter Pan […]

Blues Traveler, Travelers and Thieves (A&M Records)

These two albums by two young New York City bands share a lot: both bands credit one another, swap lead singers on a few cuts, make allusions to Peter Pan […]

Augie Junior and the Big Mess Blues Band, Drinker’s Choice (Barrelhouse Records)

If nothing else, this is a clear testament to why street musicianship in New Orleans should be encouraged, not banned. This debut album is a fine collection of originals by […]

Rush, Roll the Bones (Atlantic Records)

Ten years ago, the members of Rush declared their collective minds were not for rent to any god or government with the release of the landmark Moving Pictures, the most […]

The Smithereens, Blow Up (Capitol Records)

The Smithereens know how to get your attention from the first note of a song. On their latest studio album, they retain their combination of pop vocal melodies over big […]

John Campbell, One Believer (Elektra Records)

John Campbell smokes the blues! His debut release is as sultry as a Louisiana summer night, with a gutsy vocal matched by suave guitar leads that tell stories of love, […]

Hammer, Too Legit to Quit (Capitol Records)

The title says it all. In an outlaw medium (i.e. rap), Hammer is way too legit. According to the press release accompanying this record, he’s sold “13.5 million units.” He’s […]

Little Feat, Shake Me Up (Morgan Creek Records)

The latest from Little Feat combines the old with the new as the Feat continues to develop a sound sleeker than that of the Lowell George-led version. The new sound […]