The Two Faces Of Utopia! Fans of Todd Rundgren and Utopia know there are two albums titled “Utopia”: one is the band’s debut, and the other almost a decade later…both are terrific for different reasons… This first Utopia album was… Read More ›
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Todd Rundgren Stays “Faithful!” A Shocking Record Label Betrayal! Beatles Covers! Brilliant New Songs!
“Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something…Faithful!” It was one of Todd Rundgren’s sterling achievements – a single side of music as good as anything he has ever released… “Rundgren’s ‘clearest and most interesting set of songs since Something/Anything?’” The… Read More ›
Warren Zevon! “Ray Donovan” Loves It! Linda Ronstadt’s Smash Hits! Eagles All Over It! Jackson Browne Produced It!
A Pair Of “Desperados” Indeed! Tonight, the ending of “Ray Donovan” included “Desperadoes Under The Eaves”, a brilliant Warren Zevon Song from this Brilliant self-titled Warren Zevon album! Let’s look at one of Zevon’s greatest artistic achievements, which was used… Read More ›
“There’s something at the heart of it that’s simply awful A man who makes a living off a plastic waffle!” Time to celebrate an album from an Artist whose “plastic waffles” make millions of fans rejoice! Time for four more… Read More ›
“Hello It’s Todd!” “Something/Anything?” Rundgren’s Four-Sided Masterpiece! Guns ‘n Roses Loved It Too!
The review at the time of this album’s release said it all: “demonstrates his command of the studio, unfurling his falsetto over a kaleidoscope of rock genres” Time to dig into one of the greatest albums ever released, the epic… Read More ›
“I Saw A Werewolf Drinking A Pina Colada At Trader Vics…His Hair Was Perfect” Thanks to Chet Phillips for this terrific image! Time to celebrate the Author of one of music’s most iconic lines – let’s hear it for Warren… Read More ›
The Musical Path Of Todd Rundgren! OK, you all know that I am a fan of Todd Rundgren – and you should be too! Here is Todd circa 1974, from the cover of his brilliant double album “Todd”, which included… Read More ›
Todd Rundgren’s Power Pop Classics! Some of my favorite Todd songs were classic examples of “power pop”, a genre of music that has lasted throughout the rock era…here is a great example from his most recent tour: Thanks to “rogsteel”… Read More ›
“AWATS” Is 39! Todd’s masterpiece “A Wizard A True Star” was released 39 years ago, but still feels as fresh today – and continues to have an incredible influence on other Artists… MOJO is a very respected British music magazine,… Read More ›
Todd’s On A Roll! This portrait of Todd Rundgren is in the June 2015 issue of MOJO magazine, which includes a terrific profile of Todd! Todd Gets HIs MOJO! Todd’s latest album “Global” is getting him his best reviews in… Read More ›