One of those odd quirks of rock trivia concerns the fact that the original Bad Company, a band synonymous with Seventies arena rock, never released a live album. The reformed band of Paul Rodgers, Mick Ralphs, and Simon Kirke who toured in 2008 and a fortieth anniversary tour in 2013, though, have no such allergy […]
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Rock recluse and Boston mastermind Tom Scholz may keep an ultra-low profile, but his story casts an enormous shadow across all of the music industry, particularly as it pertains to the rights of musicians to have some control over their careers. As we tee up the songs “Don’t Look Back”, “A Man I’ll Never […]
In the Studio #2 was broadcast the week of July 4, 1988 and featured my interview with Ian Anderson about the 1971 album “Aqualung”.
The late legendary ZZ Top manager and producer Bill Ham was an old-school former independent record promoter from Houston that could smell a hit from a thousand miles away – but he didn’t hear the band’s first and certainly most important hit back in 1973, and almost missed the breakthrough of what has become America’s […]
One of the priceless pieces of twenty-five years of rock history, almost criminally tossed in a dumpster by the new owners of Q102 Dallas/Ft Worth in August 1998, was a tape cartridge that I had dubbed from a cassette containing a live medley of ZZ Top‘s encore of “Lagrange/ Tush” which had closed their headlining […]
“When we’re on stage is the only time when it’s not serious,” muses Kinks kingpin Ray Davies, the seminal band’s lead singer and masterful songwriter. “There’s so much recording nowadays that’s got to be so high tech and so intense. (Recording live ) took some of the pressure off of it, because the guys in […]
After several alarming live tv meltdowns exposed widespread lip-synching to recorded tracks, there was a debate raging among rock cognoscenti twenty years ago about whether the majority of Nineties acts who were selling on the charts could actually PLAY or not. So it was a real pleasure to witness Soul Asylum tee one up live […]
Fathers Day is a big one for Rod Stewart.
the Joe Bonamassa US tour commences July 26 in San Diego and heads east eventually to a three-night stand at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium August 9- 11. Then Joe B lands in Europe beginning September 22, only to return to North America at the end of October to play through the end of November.
I have long suffered from chronic foot in mouth disease. You know, that person with unbridled enthusiasm in social situations who just does not know quite what to say, so invariably says the wrong thing. Case in point: the first time that I met legendary songwriter/ guitarist the late Teenie Hodges was at a Talking […]