Category Ranking Records

Ranking Records: Poco

For this sixth installment of Ranking Records, we turn to the Country Rock genre and visit the catalog of the band Poco when Richie Furay was a member. One of my all-time favorite bands both live and on record, it was tough to rank these six LPs, but I gave it a shot anyway. Hope […]

Ranking Records—The Replacements

Welcome to the fifth installment of this series. Today, I look at the seven studio albums by Minneapolis band, The Replacements. Nicknamed “The Mats” and known for some notorious live shows early in their career, I will also go through the other recordings by the band that need to be in your collection as well. […]

Ranking Records: Rockpile

With only four records to rank, our fourth installment also spends some time looking at the history of this great band which featured Dave Edmund, Nick Lowe, Billy Bremner and Terry Williams. One of the best live bands ever to hit the stage, you will also hear about some famous live shows and some other […]

Ranking Records: Squeeze

In this third installment of this series, I take a walk through the catalog of studio albums by the British band Squeeze. The band of course is led by the prolific work of the talented songwriting duo of Chris Difford and Glenn Tilbrook. Long one of my favorite all time bands, you can search this […]

Ranking Records—Bruce Springsteen

Last week, I made my first attempt at this video exercise with the music of Elvis Costello. From what I’ve heard, most of you liked it. I personally loved the feedback that rearranged rankings and disagreed with some of the records I put near the bottom. All in all, it was too much fun for […]

Ranking Records: Elvis Costello

Having seen this type of video surface across YouTube, I thought I would have some fun myself. I know that there will be a lot of disagreement with my choices, but that’s the fun of it, isn’t it? Please keep in mind that this is quick and off the cuff. And like I say in […]