Albums from the Lost and Found: Wasp

We continue our look at musical families with this Lost and Found column on the 1980 album Wasp, the last of five studio albums ever released by Shaun Cassidy, the half-brother of David Cassidy and son of David’s The Partridge Family co-star Shirley Jones. This is no ordinary teen-idol record: it’s a radical musical makeover produced - and featuring several new originals penned - by the great Todd Rundgren!

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Common Thread: Albums from Musical Offspring (Part 1)

It’s theme-month time again here on the blog, and this time, the theme is “All in the Family,” so throughout September, our regularly-featured columns will be dedicated to musical families! We begin our theme month with this Common Thread feature on albums by the hit-making offspring of other famous musicians. This first installment features such artists as Rocky Burnette, Gary Lewis, Brenda K. Starr, and more!

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Albums from the Lost and Found: Sedaka's Back / The Hungry Years

Our “Lost & Found” column returns with a look at this pair of mid-’70s comeback albums by the legendary Neil Sedaka that spawned a total of five U.S. hits (and another three songs that became hits for other artists), including the fabulous #1 hits “Bad Blood” (a duet with an uncredited Elton John) and “Laughter in the Rain,” yet strangely remained unavailable on CD in the U.S. until the end of the ‘90s!

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Albums from the Lost and Found: Airplay

Our Lost and Found column returns with this look at this self-titled affair and the first and only album ever released by the early ‘80s duo Airplay. You may not recognize the men on the front cover at first glance (two-time Grammy winners for Best R&B Song, believe it or not!), but you’ve certainly heard several of the many pop and R&B hits these two have written and produced for other artists.

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