Break My Stride | Matthew Wilder

Wilder was one-half of the Greenwich Villagefolk rock group Matthew & Peter in the 1970s. In 1978, he moved to Los Angeles, and sang for television commercials and as a backing vocalist for Rickie Lee Jones and Bette Midler. Wilder’s debut album, I Don’t Speak the Language (1983), reached No. 49 on the Billboard 200, […]

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Elise LeGrow “Who Do You Love”?

As concepts for debut albums go, LeGrow’s is certainly intriguing. Rather than creating an album of original work, she has instead taken on one of the most formidable back catalogues in music history – Chicago’s Chess Records – re-imagining songs by some of the greatest blues, soul and R&B singers in history. “Etta James was one […]

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