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Behind the Curtain: Interviewing Joe Cocker in 1972

Behind the Curtain: Interviewing Joe Cocker in 1972

For this month’s Behind the Curtain, witer Steve Rosen recounts a special experience involving the late & great Joe Cocker… JOE COCKER: BEHIND THE CURTAIN 1972. I was one year…

Behind the Curtain: The Stress Test of Interviewing George Harrison at Warner Bros. HQ

Behind the Curtain: The Stress Test of Interviewing George Harrison at Warner Bros. HQ

—Ed. note: Sometimes, the thrill of speaking with a hero can be enough for a story – but in this case, Steve Rosen had quite an adventure even GETTING the…

Behind the Curtain: On Tour with Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers

Behind the Curtain: On Tour with Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers

“We’ve gotta thank our audience,” Tom Petty told the crowd in Boise, Idaho on August 5, 2014. “We’ve had quite a long career as far as rock’n’roll bands go. Throughout…

Kruisin’ on the High Seas with KISS

Kruisin’ on the High Seas with KISS

Over the past 10 years, music-themed cruises have become big business raking in millions of dollars each year, beckoning a whole generation to come sail away. All genres of music…

Ian McLagan: 1945-2014 – In Remembrance

Ian McLagan: 1945-2014 – In Remembrance

I first saw Ian McLagan, fittingly seated behind a keyboard, with the Rolling Stones in 1981. There was obviously a lot going on around him – Mick preening, Keith chopping…

Behind the Curtain: Michael Jackson

Behind the Curtain: Michael Jackson

In this latest installment of our Behind the Curtain category, writer Steve Rosen recounts a particularly…memorable experience interviewing Michael Jackson back in 1981. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ There is a new reality television…

Behind the Curtain: Interviewing Pete Townshend in Manhattan

Behind the Curtain: Interviewing Pete Townshend in Manhattan

I first saw the Who when I was 14 years old. Thinking back on it, that may have been the first concert I’d ever been to. Actually, it was probably…

Behind the Curtain: Interviewing Jeff Beck at the Riot House

Behind the Curtain: Interviewing Jeff Beck at the Riot House

The latest installment in our Behind the Curtain category, journalist Steve Rosen recounts his fateful encounter with legendary guitarist Jeff Beck. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The drive from my guesthouse/cottage in the hills of…

Behind the Curtain: Taking a Trip with Humble Pie

Behind the Curtain: Taking a Trip with Humble Pie

—–The latest entry in our Behind the Curtain category involves journalist/writer Steve Rosen’s trip to Japan with Humble Pie – enjoy below! It was the summer of 1972 and just…

Behind the Curtain: Jamming with Eddie Van Halen

Behind the Curtain: Jamming with Eddie Van Halen

When Edward Van Halen unleashed his devastatingly beautiful tonal fury on the first Van Halen album, guitar players around the globe realized they’d just heard the death knell for everything…

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