Barclay James Harvest-Once Again

Music Reviews: Barclay James Harvest, Willie Nelson, Kendra Morris, Frank Zappa, and Jourdan Thibodeaux

Barclay James Harvest, the British progressive rock outfit, delivered some of its most innovative and accessible work on Once Again. An FM radio and dorm-room favorite when it first appeared in 1971, it has just been reissued as a deluxe box set. Like the group’s other early albums, this sophomore release incorporates a full orchestra […]

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Frank Sinatra - Watertown

Music Reviews: Frank Sinatra’s ‘Watertown,’ plus Frank Zappa, Peter Rowan, James Holvay, and Cowboy Junkies

Frank Sinatra’s Forgotten Gem For Watertown, his 1970 concept album on the Reprise label, Frank Sinatra took a gamble. While his earlier solo LPs all found him working with mainstream pop songwriters, he filled Watertown with numbers produced and co-written by Bob Gaudio of the rock group the Four Seasons. Gaudio—whose composing credits include such […]

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