Two intrepid Scots, lead singer/guitarist Justin Currie and vocalist/ accordion player Iain Harvie of the Glasgow band del Amitri, showed up one blazing hot Friday afternoon to play out on the patio during my Friday afternoon remote broadcast in suburban Dallas in May 1990. Nary a word of complaint to us Texans, even though I […]
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Summer 1978 the band Boston was a major player in a drama playing out in Memphis TN. The band’s debut two years earlier had by August sold seven million copies on its way to becoming the top selling debut ever (now over 17 million ), and the follow-up Don’t Look Back was being rush released […]
In spite of his all-American boyish good looks and refreshingly matter-of-fact charm, upon closer inspection you will find in Huey Lewis‘ life ( born Hugh Cregg III ) a series of contradictions. Born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, Huey claims in our classic rock interview to have “grown up as a lower […]
The story of Collective Soul emerged a little more than twenty years ago from the basement of Stockbridge Georgia songwriter Ed Roland‘s parent’s basement. It is not the first time that a song demo such as “Shine” was recorded at home by an aspiring songwriter, only to escape and then find itself in search of […]
Happy birthday Joe Walsh Monday (20th), How ya doin’ ?
Irrefutable proof that Cream continues to influence multiple generations of world class musicians years after Disraeli Gears, here are Back Door Slam trio from the Isle of Man, led by guitar phenom Davey Knowles, doing the vintage blues number “Outside Woman Blues” which Cream covered and popularized forty years earlier. – Redbeard
Plump pink porcine, last seen here in 1977, mysteriously reappears after almost 35 years . Animal control has been investigating .
Andy Timmons, one of America’s finest guitarists, reminded me recently of when Louisiana slide guitarist & singer Sonny Landreth brought his guitar & a little tweed amp about the size of a small suitcase into the Mexican restaurant where I was broadcasting my weekly Friday afternoon Q102 radio show back in 1995 . Sonny proceeded […]
This month’s featured classic rock interview is with Steve Miller
Steve Miller: Well, at this point, I’ve always loved to play music, and from the time I was five years old to now it’s always been exciting to me to play. And to entertain people and to have a band and I was just yesterday afternoon I was thinking about oooh, it won’t be long now just another few weeks and we’ll be back out on the road and I’ll be all excited and I’ll be walking from the bus to the stage and to play my music. And for me, it’s been the blessing of my life…(more)
I had said in the liner notes where I was talking about one of the songs and I just said ,’ it reminds me of ya know Brave New World and Sailor when I was working on my guitar parts ‘. And what I did then and what I did on this record. So, it is similar, I think and it’s been a very fun project to get excited about playing lead guitar on a record…(To read the entire 1-hour interview,click the link below)