Category Archives: CD Reviews

Mr. Big ~ Defying Gravity

  Mr. Big is another band that I never really listened to, but, after listening to “Defying Gravity”, I may need to reconsider this. I really enjoyed this album full of hard rock & pop, with swirling guitars, good vocals … Continue reading

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NEAL MORSE ~ The Similitude Of A Dream

  The new album from Neal Morse brings you some of the finest musicianship in prog along with christian lyrics. The good thing about Neal Morse, is even if you’re not a christian music lover, you’ll love this anyway. The … Continue reading

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Gary Wilson ~ Let’s Go To Outer Space

  This eclectic album reminded me of Frank Zappa within the first few words. It’s kind of quirky, just like Zappa’s work. This is a Space Rock Opera of sorts. It tells a story of Space, romance, monsters, mannequins, & … Continue reading

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Various Artists ~ Backroom Blues Volume Five

  Another great volume of music from Bongo Boy Records. This time we have the blues. There are 18 great songs on this compilation. Starting off with one of my favorite songs on the album, “Fantasy” from Mike Gallemore, a … Continue reading

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The Winery Dogs ~ Dog Years 2013-2016

  What can I say about this band that I haven’t already said. They’re one of the great new bands of this decade. With the talents of MIKE PORTNOY , one of the best newer drummers out there, BILLY SHEEHAN, … Continue reading

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Michael Monroe ~ The Best

  This album features the once lead singer of Hanoi Rocks, the glam rock band who could’ve been one of the big time arena acts, but for some reason, never quite got their due. Now, Michael Monroe with his own … Continue reading

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Various Artists ~ Homestead Volume One

This one is a little harder to describe than any other Bongo Boy release. This release seems to favor a country flair with mostly acoustic guitars along with some other instruments involved. Some tracks are good. Some not so much. … Continue reading

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