For us, it starts with the music. Good music deserves to be heard, no matter who it’s by, no matter the age, no matter the gender, no matter the faith, no matter the sexual orientation—no matter any of that. Good music by committed artists. That’s what our Blue Élan family is all about. Voices that deserve to be heard for the pleasure and the pure enjoyment that good music brings.
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- 07/10/2019I believe that the Strawbs is a group well deserving of more attention and recognition than they ever received in the U.S. Strawbs featured as early members Sandy Denny (Fairport Convention) and Rick Wakeman (Yes), representing an interesting convergence of folk, progressive, and rock. Strawbs opened a U.S. tour for Pablo Cruise (at its height), […]
- 03/11/2019Déjà Vu. Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young It was 49 years ago. This album instantly became one of my favorites– and it remains so today. I thought it captured the time perfectly. And it stands the test of time. So many classics. “Teach Your Children,” still on the airwaves today, and “Woodstock,” an anthem for […]
- 03/01/2019I’m not really sure how to describe this album—or this band. I loved “Stars” when I first heard it—and still do. That led me to Grace Potter & The Nocturnals and The Lion The Beast The Beat (yes, album 4; somehow I missed the first three and songs like “Paris’s (Ooh La La”)). Honestly, I could have […]