What Have You Done For Us Lately

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What Have You Done For Us Lately, Celine Dion?

A recent lack of album releases is partially to blame; after keeping an admirable pace through about 2003, her output slowed considerably, especially in terms of English-language records.

11/07/2013

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What Have You Done For Us Lately, Paul McCartney?

In with the ‘New’ (as in, his new album out today) is Macca’s philosophy right now, but we’re taking a look backwards to the not-so-distant past.

10/15/2013

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What Have You Done For Us Lately, Elton John?

There’s a certain breed of artists who came to prominence in the ’60s, ’70s and ’80s, who enjoyed a great amount of success with trailblazing pop records. At a certain point, they began to coast, their new albums feeling more like calling cards to let you know they’re still there.

09/26/2013

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What Have You Done For Us Lately, Elvis Costello?

A part of his charm is that Costello follows his wandering interests, generating unexpected works. You never know what will come next: a rocker, a charmer, an evolution or a retrospective.

09/17/2013

Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails at Made in America 2013

What Have You Done For Us Lately, Trent Reznor?

Here’s a primer on Trent Reznor’s many, many projects after Nine Inch Nails waved goodbye in 2009.

09/04/2013

Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi and Geezer Butler of Black Sabbath

What Have You Done For Us Lately, Black Sabbath?

Upon the release of Sabbath’s first album with Ozzy in three decades, “13,” let’s have a look at how the members’ recent outputs have held up to the group’s considerable legacy.

06/12/2013

Willie Nelson

What Have You Done For Us Lately, Willie Nelson?

In What Have You Done For Us Lately? we examine the recent output by legendary artists. The latest target: Willie Nelson, who just turned 80 and released yet another new album.

06/07/2013

John Fogerty

What Have You Done For Us Lately, John Fogerty?

In honor of John Fogerty’s new album, “Wrote A Song For Everyone,” let’s have a look at his recorded output since 1997, when a new album seemed to rejuvenate and reinvigorate the CCR frontman.

05/29/2013

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What Have You Done For Us Lately, Eric Clapton?

Eric Clapton is the only musician to be inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame three times. But how does his work since 2000 hold up to his ’60s, ’70s, ’80s and ’90s material?

03/18/2013

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What Have You Done For Us Lately, David Bowie?

In which we gauge David Bowie’s five albums, take a hard look and see how they have held up… and maybe help you to find a few gems that you overlooked, just as Bowie releases his new album “The Next Day.”

03/15/2013