Ira Kantor’s Vinyl Confessions: 10cc Attains High Art (For Art’s Sake)

Photos courtesy of Glass Onion PR Reflect back on the great 1970s British bands and you’ll see 10cc more than measures up to their competition. Equal parts irreverent and intellectual, the...

Ira Kantor’s Vinyl Confessions: Get Out What’s Inside Of You! (“Can You Tell Me...

Photo above courtesy of [email protected] One word I’ve found to be synonymous with the COVID-19 pandemic is “routine.” Even as lockdowns begin to ease, there’s still not much I can find myself...

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: Magic Is Afoot; Magic Never Died

Photos courtesy of Eric Alper “Illuminations by Buffy Sainte-Marie is one of my favorite albums. When she sings at her best, it’s the soul laid bare.” – Steve Hackett (2020) “I...

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: Oh Doctors!

Photos courtesy of Jeff Severson For a brief shining moment within the new wave era, one group hailing out of Washington, D.C. came, saw, conquered, and went completely overlooked. Yet a listen...

Ira Kantor’s Vinyl Confessions: America’s Second Coming (“Yes, I’m Back To Stay”)

America photo courtesy of MSO PR Gerry Beckley photo courtesy of Joe Beckley Ten years after taking home the Grammy for Best New Artist, perennial folk-rock group America found itself at a...

Ira Kantor’s Vinyl Confessions: Mr. Bacharach Goes To Houston

At one time or another in your life you’ve sung some element of a Burt Bacharach song out loud. With a virtual warehouse chock full of hit singles, the now...

Ira Kantor’s Vinyl Confessions: Think Of Laura (“G-L-O-R-I-A!”)

Photos Courtesy of Other Half Entertainment Archive One thing our society will never tire of — be it via sports, arts, or other mediums – is Cinderella stories. One of the...