Woodstock Festivalwas unequaled in sheer scale, still heard in the voices of Carlos Santana, Pete Townshend, the late Paul Kantner of the Jefferson Airplane, Graham Nash of Crosby, Stills, and Nash, and the late Alvin Lee of Ten Years After, all in part one.
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In this classic rock interview with Doors co-founder/ keyboardist Ray Manzarek, we find that the dream of the 1967 Summer of Love, embodied by The Doors’ “Light My Fire“, had by 1971 run headlong into the reality of Richard Nixon’s America. Lead singer Jim Morrison had been arrested and eventually charged with lewdness at a […]
“The lovefest ended when we hit the stage,” Kiss lead singer/ guitarist/ songwriter Paul Stanley told me about the band fraternity of support groups opening for them some forty-plus years ago,”because we were there to destroy them.” Gene Simmons agrees. “Putting on the make up was like putting on warpaint.” Few things from the period […]
Although Chris Whitley‘s birth certificate listed Houston Texas as his birthplace, by the time the eclectic modern bluesman’s untimely death in 2005 at age 45, Chris had lived all over the world. Sensing a rare authenticity and smoldering passion upon the release of his major label debut Living With the Law in Summer 1991, we […]
The year 1974 must have seemed quite a whirlwind for Brit blues-rockers Bad Company. As former members of Free, singer/ songwriter Paul Rodgers and drummer Simon Kirke, along with guitarist/ songwriter Mick Ralphs ex-Mott the Hoople, and bass player Boz Burrell who had a stint with King Crimson, had all tasted success in the UK […]
One thing that has never been questioned about Southern Rock legends Lynyrd Skynyrd is their unassailable authenticity to this day. My guests guitarists Gary Rossington and Ed King, the late guitarist Allen Collins, keyboard player Billy Powell, bass player Leon Wilkeson, original drummer Bob Burns, and singer/ lyricist Ronnie Van Zant were the real deal. […]
Jim Kerr,March 1991- My Dallas/Ft.Worth radio station Q-102 promoted and hosted countless popular film premieres in the ’80s and ’90s which gave thousands of listeners the opportunity to see major motion pictures first and for free. I remember 25 years ago attending the one for the Brat Pack movie The Breakfast Club by the late John Hughes , which I so thoroughly enjoyed that I remained in the darkened theater at the film’s conclusion in order to read the closing credits . I distinctly remember a great song playing as the credits rolled , and I remained to the very end to see the title “Don’t You Forget About Me” by Simple Minds listed .
It was just after sunrise on a chilly late winter Saturday morning in Memphis in 1980, and about a thousand people had camped out overnight at the city’s main ticket outlet to be among the first to buy Bob Seger concert tickets for his upcoming stop on the Silver Bullet Band’s Against the Wind tour. […]
“They were pretty normal, actually, for a rock’n’roll band,” says Mick Taylor laconically In the Studio, who at the age of 21 replaced Rolling Stones founding guitarist Brian Jones in July 1969 in front an estimated quarter million fans in London’s Hyde Park. “Even though they were incredibly popular and had lots of hit records, […]
Austin Texas-based phenomenal guitarist/ composer/ singer Eric Johnson released Europe Live fourteen track collection June 2014. Though well known as a studio perfectionist, nevertheless it was on stage in the late 1970s to mid 1980s where Eric Johnson first made his reputation as a supremely gifted guitarist well before his debut album Tones was released […]