Ira Kantor’s Vinyl Confessions: Belew’s Bear Necessities

Photo above courtesy of Rob Fetters  Take a second and think about some of the music legends you admire. Chances are, you could easily play a game called “Six Degrees...

Ira Kantor’s Vinyl Confessions: Singer Of Songs, Teller Of Tales ~ Paul Davis Remembered

Photos Courtesy of Ed Seay His name is somehow synonymous with yacht rock but don’t let this misnomer fool you. The late, great Paul Davis should really be considered a...

Ira Kantor’s Vinyl Confessions: Exposure (“We Are Maggie and Terre and Suzzy”)

Photos courtesy of Terre and Suzzy Roche Forty years ago, guitar legend Robert Fripp unveiled two of his most unique album efforts — neither of which bared the King Crimson label. First,...

Ira Kantor’s Vinyl Confessions: Follow Me ~ The Musical Majesty Of Demis Roussos

Photos courtesy of Rosmarie Kaiser One of the greatest singers to ever grace the planet never had a Top 40 hit in America. While you’re likely to be more familiar with his...

Ira Kantor’s Vinyl Confessions: How Do I Survive ~ Amy Holland at 40

Photos courtesy of Amy Holland February 25, 1981, marked one of the most important dates in singer Amy Holland’s life and career. Bolstered by the success of a Number 22 Billboard...

Ira Kantor’s Vinyl Confessions: Snake Eyes, Seventh Heaven ~ The Alan Parsons Project ‘The...

Photo Courtesy of Lenny Zakatek The Alan Parsons Project The Turn Of A Friendly Card In 1980, the Alan Parsons Project opted to make gambling the core concept of its fifth album....

Ira Kantor’s Vinyl Confessions: Sad-Eyed Sinatra ~ Rickie Lee Jones’ ‘Pirates’ Looks At 40

Select photos courtesy of Michael Halsband When Rickie Lee Jones set about making the follow-up to her smashing success of a debut album, she could have easily coasted with an...

Ira Kantor’s Vinyl Confessions: The Lovable Sweetness of Lime

Photo Courtesy of Denyse Le Page Disco supposedly bit the dust on July 12, 1979. The venue was Comiskey Park in Chicago where, during a White Sox-Tigers battle royale, a dumpster full...

Ira Kantor’s Vinyl Confessions: “Come On, You Little Fighter” — Supertramp’s ‘Famous’ Followup

Band Photos Courtesy of John Helliwell Regardless of its commercial stature, Supertramp is one those unique rock bands that never seemed to get a break – enduring its fair share of...

Ira Kantor’s Vinyl Confessions: The Voice (‘Ooh Johnny Johnny Johnny’)

Black & white photos by Richard Avedon   Johnny Mathis didn’t need to come from a rock and R&B background to become one of the coolest entertainers ever. Give a think as...