[PW] Friday's Forgotten Books; April''s Underappreciated Music

Todd Mason foxbrick at yahoo.com
Tue May 1 19:11:35 PDT 2018

this week's books, magazines and more reviewed, links at Patti Abbott's blog:https://pattinase.blogspot.com/2018/04/fridays-forgotten-books-april-27-2018.html
Yvette Banek, THE ISLAND OF SHEEP, John Buchan
Brian Busby, THE LANE THAT HAD NO TURNING, Gilbert Parker
Kate Jackson/Cross Examining Crime, DEATH WATCH, John Dickson Carr
Martin Edwards, DEATH IN FIVE BOXES, John Dickson Carr
Ed Gorman, THE PLASTIC NIGHTMARE, Richard Neely
Rich Horton, SIEGE OF THE UNSEEN, A. E. Van Vogt/THE WORLD SWAPPERS, John Brunner
Jerry House, FUTURES TOWARD INFINITY, edited by Sam Moskowitz 
George Kelley, COLLECTED MILLAR, Margaret Millar
Margot Kinberg, THE RULES OF BACKYARD CRICKET, Jock Serong
Rob Kitchin, DARK TOWN, Thomas Mullen
B.V. Lawson, THE ARCHER FILES, Ross Macdonald 
Evan Lewis, AT THE STROKE OF MIDNIGHT, John K, Butler 
Steve Lewis/Barry Gardner, FALSE CONCEPTION, Stephen Greenleaf
Todd Mason, SILO, Fall 1963, edited by Lynne Coleman and Stephanie Spinner
J.F. Norris, THE EVIL WISH, Jean Potts 
Steve Nester (hosted by J Kingston Pierce), HOMEBODY. Seth Morgan
Matt Paust, THE CASE OF THE POISONED ECLAIRS, E. V. Cunningham (Howard Fast)
James Reasoner, THE YELLOW SCOURGE, Curtis Steele 
Richard Robinson, "What I've Read Recently" 
Gerard Saylor, SKIN, Mo Hayder
TomCat, NOCTURNE OF REMEMBRANCE, Shichiri Nakayama 

April's Music: links at my blog:https://socialistjazz.blogspot.com/2018/04/underappreciated-music.html

The sometimes monthly assembly of undervalued and often nearly "lost" music, or simply music the blogger in question wants to remind you reader/listeners of...

In honor of my father, 81 years old this past Friday. 

Dave Brubeck/Gene Wright/Joe Morello: "Blues for Joe"
The first drum solo is good, but the second one is brilliant.
Jayme Lynn Blaschke: Friday Night Videos

Paul D. Brazill: A Song for Saturday

Jim Cameron: Rahsaan Roland Kirk: We Free Kings; Sonny Rollins and Rahsaan Roland Kirk and co.: "Work Song"; H. P. Lovecraft the band: H. P. Lovecraft; Sal Nistico et al.: Heavyweights

Sean Coleman: Bee Gees: 1st; Denny Laine Band in concert

Jeff Gemmill: Top 5s;  Neil Young and the Santa Monica Flyers: Roxy: Tonight's the Night Live; music historian John Einarson;  Neil Young, 1973: Part 1; Part 2; Juliana Hatfield Sings Olivia Newton-John; Lucy Rose in concert; Courtney Marie Andrews in concert; Courtney Marie Andrews: May Your Kindness Remain; Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band: Against the Wind; The Staves: Pine Hollow; c Jam: Snap!; Melody Gardot: Live in Europe

Lee Hartsfield: Teen-age Favorites (1963 knockoff collection LP)

Keiko Hassler: Luke Bryan: "Most People are Good"

Jerry House: Ma Rainey; Antecedents of Rock'n'Roll (1920s/30s); Clark Kessinger (and Ennio Morricone and John Barry); Hymn Time; Music from the Past

George Kelley: 10 '80's Hits; BBMak: Sooner or Later; Maureen McGovern: Baby, I'm Yours

Kate Laity: Song for a Saturday

B.V. Lawson: The Duke Ellington Orchestra; The Count Basie Orchestra: Oscar Peterson: "Take the A Train"

Steve Lewis: Music I'm Listening To

Barry Malzberg: Ulster Symphony: Symphony N. 2: "Elegiac" (Charles Villiers Stanford) and London Philharmonic Orchestra featuring Yvonne Minton: Sea Pictures (Op. 37) (Edward Elgar)

Todd Mason: new wine in new bottles; some surf music

Laura Nakatsuka: Stile Antico: "Ave Maria"; "Gaudete in Domino" and Jean Rondeau: "Vertigo" (Joseph-Nicolas-Pancrace Roye)

Becky O'Brien: Hans Zimmer: Gladiator score

Andrew Orley: There Are No Words, An A-Z of Instrumentals.
Lawrence Person: Shoegazer Sunday

Charlie Ricci: editing The Beatles(White Album); Accuradio; Gulch Radio; Andrew Sheppard: Steady Your Aim; Nicole Atkins: Goodnight Rhonda Lee; Dion: New York is My Home; Jackson Browne and Los Cezontles: "The Dreamer"; Will Hodgson: Southpaw; Stevie Wonder: Songs in the Key of Life
--Todd Masonhttp://socialistjazz.blogspot.com/2018/04/saturday-music-club-these-kids-today.html

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