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The ‘Delta Lady’ Speaks: Q&A with Rita Coolidge

The ‘Delta Lady’ Speaks: Q&A with Rita Coolidge

Delta Lady: A Memoir is the apt title of Lafayette, Tennessee-born singer Rita Coolidge‘s new autobiography. That classic Leon Russell-penned track and his signature A Song For You were inspired by Coolidge…

Leo Sayer on His ‘Restless Years’ With Hendrix, McCartney and Daltrey (Q&A)

Leo Sayer on His ‘Restless Years’ With Hendrix, McCartney and Daltrey (Q&A)

There is no easy characterization of the Leo Sayer sound. The singer-songwriter broke out in the U.S. with 1974’s Long Tall Glasses (I Can Dance), a quirky story-song that made the…

Behind the Curtain: Billy Gibbons and ZZ Top

Behind the Curtain: Billy Gibbons and ZZ Top

Every day now for two weeks, I heard the song rise from what must have been a pair of seriously-powered speakers the size of refrigerators. Floating out over the hills…

Q&A: Jim McCarty Discusses the Yardbirds’ Legacy

Q&A: Jim McCarty Discusses the Yardbirds’ Legacy

Via such epic singles as Shapes Of Things, Heart Full of Soul, For Your Love, Over Under Sideways Down, Happenings Ten Years Time Ago and others, The Yardbirds made their…

Review: Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band Rock the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles

Review: Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band Rock the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles

Below, enjoy a review and selection of photos from Ringo Starr and his All-Starr Band’s recent gig at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles – review by Peter Palmiere, and all…

Photos: Rock Cellar Magazine’s ‘California Saga’ Tribute Shows @ El Rey Theatre, Los Angeles

Photos: Rock Cellar Magazine’s ‘California Saga’ Tribute Shows @ El Rey Theatre, Los Angeles

Last weekend, Rock Cellar Magazine and the Get Together Foundation teamed up for a pair of all-star tribute gigs at the El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles. With proceeds benefiting…

Hear Heart and Metallica’s James Hetfield Team Up on Hard-Charging ‘Beautiful Broken’

Hear Heart and Metallica’s James Hetfield Team Up on Hard-Charging ‘Beautiful Broken’

Last week, Heart announced a new album, Beautiful Broken – and previewed its title track, a collaboration with James Hetfield of Metallica. The band has since premiered the full song,…

Top 11 Songs About Teenagers

Top 11 Songs About Teenagers

“When buying a used car, punch the buttons on the radio. If all the stations are rock and roll, there’s a good chance the transmission is shot.” – Larry Lujack…

Good Times Coming: An Interview with The Monkees’ Peter Tork

Good Times Coming: An Interview with The Monkees’ Peter Tork

In commemoration of their 50th anniversary, The Monkees have pulled off the impossible with Good Times, the group’s first new studio album in 20 years. The LP is truly a timeless…

Time for A ‘Reunion’: Q&A with Whitford/St. Holmes

Time for A ‘Reunion’: Q&A with Whitford/St. Holmes

By the early ’80s, guitarist Brad Whitford and lead singer/guitarist Derek St. Holmes, members of Aerosmith and Ted Nugent respectively, had departed from their classic bands and were forging out…

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