Reflecting on a strain of bias against the young and against mainstream hits.
The “Now That’s What I Call Music!” series has released its first modern rock album, a counterintuitive choice that may nonetheless mesh with the audience for the series.
Despite being a rock legend, the musician was an apparition in Manhattan, able to walk the city streets unrecognized.
Mr. Gomelsky, who was born on a ship going from Ukraine to Italy, also worked with the Yardbirds early in their career.
David Bowie, whose music has been as changeable as his image, enlisted the Donny McCaslin Quartet, a rugged jazz-rock combo, for his new album.