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25 Great Moments in Rock Drumming – Day 12: John Densmore, “Touch Me,” from Soft Parade by The Doors “Touch Me” was one of The Doors’ greatest arrangements and experiments with orchestration. The result was something akin to rock filtered through a jazz and mariachi prism. The song begins with John Densmore pounding out an […]

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Chicago – Chicago II

by TW on March 30, 2009

I can’t think of another rock band whose first two releases were double albums. Talk about ambitious! Chicago were that band, and their sophomore effort, Chicago II, is my favorite from the Windy City outfit. The opening “Movin’ In” features a fantastic horn arrangement and is one of many Chicago tunes that should have been […]