Jimi Hendrix and his British trio the Experience created a landmark double album in 1968 called Electric Ladyland, and fifty years after its release it may be difficult for many to fully understand the context in which it was made and the world into which it was subsequently released. When Hendrix had been “discovered” […]
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By Spring 1968 Jimi Hendrix had returned triumphantly to the US from London after fifteen months, having electrified the rock world with two smash albums, the revolutionary debut Are You Experienced? and Axis: Bold as Love. It was all being organized by veteran English musician Chas Chandler of The Animals who had given up pop […]
Jimi Hendrix mutated rock’s DNA, we have been trying to decode the Hendrix genome for half a century.
Interviews with Woodstock Festival performers David Crosby, Graham Nash, dearly departed Joe Cocker, Marty Balin of the Jefferson Airplane, and Robbie Robertson of The Band. Part 2.
Woodstock Festival was unequaled in sheer scale, still heard fifty years later 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,
In July 1969 Americans blasted off and landed on the Moon, and about three weeks later they colonized Max Yasgur‘s hog farm outside Bethel NY. Over half a million attended both events. They were both were very loud and lasted several days, but one had a lot of mud. Only one involved sex and drugs […]
AC/DC original lead singer Bon Scott’s generous body art and ear studs, plus his affable demeanor, made Scott appear less like a rock singer and more like a character out of Herman Melville’s “Moby Dick”…
In the Studio thirty years ago: Grand Funk “Closer to Home” 3-13-89 with Mark Farner and Don Brewer.
For American Black History Month…Living Colour live”Cult of Personality” Electric Lady Studio NYC 1990
Ask any of Robert Cray‘s biggest fans ( who include Eric Clapton, Bonnie Raitt, Buddy Guy, and Jimmie Vaughan ) and they all agree that Cray is the total package: movie star handsome, soulful voice, reserved demeanor, with a stinging guitar style that is much more “Steve Cropper” than “Stevie Ray“. But it is Robert […]