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The Beatles, the Stones, Rock and Roll as Art, Defining the Musical ‘Genius’ and More: Q&A with Steve Earle

The Beatles, the Stones, Rock and Roll as Art, Defining the Musical ‘Genius’ and More: Q&A with Steve Earle

You might not guess it, but Steve Earle, the modern epitome of Outlaw Country, started out life inspired by English punk rock. “That scene was huge to me,” he says,…

Watch Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers’ ‘Caroline’ Video, Featuring SNL’s Cecily Strong and Bill Hader

Watch Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers’ ‘Caroline’ Video, Featuring SNL’s Cecily Strong and Bill Hader

In addition to being a world class banjo player, Steve Martin is also a comedian — and a legendary one, of course. For years, he was a mainstay on Saturday…

The ‘Power of Peace’ with Carlos Santana, Cindy Blackman Santana and the Isley Brothers: The Interview

The ‘Power of Peace’ with Carlos Santana, Cindy Blackman Santana and the Isley Brothers: The Interview

Given the tumult churning around in our nation, Power Of Peace, the new collaborative project between Carlos Santana and The Isley Brothers (Ronald and Ernie) offers the perfect musical salvo in…

Sneak Peek: Musicians Recall ‘The First Time I Heard Jerry Garcia’

Sneak Peek: Musicians Recall ‘The First Time I Heard Jerry Garcia’

Half a century ago, San Francisco musicians provided the soundtrack to 1967’s Summer of Love. Bands like Jefferson Airplane, Big Brother and the Holding Company (with Janis Joplin), Quicksilver Messenger…

Every Day’s a Field Day: Marshall Crenshaw on New Vinyl Reissues, Songwriting (Q&A)

Every Day’s a Field Day: Marshall Crenshaw on New Vinyl Reissues, Songwriting (Q&A)

In 1982, the music world was introduced to Marshall Crenshaw, a singer/songwriter who crazy-glued the best of Buddy Holly, The Beatles, rockabilly, girl groups, Brill Building songwriting, Motown and R&B…

From Letters to Cleo, American Hi-Fi and Matchbox Twenty to Miley Cyrus and the Chainsmokers – Stacy Jones is the Ultimate Music Utility Man (Q&A)

From Letters to Cleo, American Hi-Fi and Matchbox Twenty to Miley Cyrus and the Chainsmokers – Stacy Jones is the Ultimate Music Utility Man (Q&A)

There’s a pretty good chance you’ve seen Stacy Jones make music, whether you know it or not. Over the years, he’s been a drummer, lead singer, guitarist, producer and Music…

Michael Nesmith on New Book ‘Infinite Tuesday,’ the Monkees and Being John Lennon’s Friend (The Interview)

Michael Nesmith on New Book ‘Infinite Tuesday,’ the Monkees and Being John Lennon’s Friend (The Interview)

Core member of the Monkees. Country-rock maverick. Music Video pioneer. Entrepreneur. Texas-born singer/songwriter/guitarist Michael Nesmith has worn many hats throughout his career, wool or otherwise. Infinite Tuesday, Nesmith’s new autobiography, unravels in…

From the Black Crowes to the Magpie Salute: Rich Robinson Q&A

From the Black Crowes to the Magpie Salute: Rich Robinson Q&A

According to Merriam-Webster, one of the definitions of a “magpie” refers to one who collects indiscriminately. In the case of The Magpie Salute, a new 10-piece outfit drawing together three key…

Musicians Reveal Their Favorite Beatles Songs — And Why

Musicians Reveal Their Favorite Beatles Songs — And Why

In less than a decade, the Beatles recorded more than 200 songs. More than 50 years after their first single “Love Me Do” was released in the U.S. in 1962,…

Bobby Whitlock on Eric Clapton and Derek and the Dominos … and Why He Hates the Piano Coda of ‘Layla’ (Q&A)

Bobby Whitlock on Eric Clapton and Derek and the Dominos … and Why He Hates the Piano Coda of ‘Layla’ (Q&A)

Keyboardist, guitarist and singer Bobby Whitlock has performed on some of rock’s best-loved albums since his early days with Delaney & Bonnie & Friends. The Memphis native, mentored at Stax…

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