Top 11 Rock Songs That Started as Blues and R&B

Top 11 Rock Songs That Started as Blues and R&B

   “White folks hear the blues come out, but they don’t know how it got there.” – Ma Rainey “Time Is on My Side” by Irma Thomas and the Rolling Stones “Time Is on My Side” was written by Jerry Ragovoy for jazz trombonist Kai Winding in 1963. Winding’s version, essentially an instrumental, only included […]

Important Concert Sites

Important Concert Sites

There are concerts and then there are concerts. Sometimes, a rock ‘n roll event brushes up against a small theater or big racetrack and things are never quite the same. Here are 10 sites scattered across United States that hosted some of the most memorable moments in music history. Watkins Glen Racetrack Route 16 and […]

The Wild Feathers: Set to Take Flight (Q&A with the Band at Outside Lands)

The Wild Feathers: Set to Take Flight (Q&A with the Band at Outside Lands)

The Wild Feathers released their self-titled debut album this week. An engaging collection of rootsy Americana-tinged rock n’ roll that pays tribute to iconic acts such as the Band, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, the Allman Brothers and other greats of that era, The Wild Feathers are poised to make some serious noise in the […]

Allman Brothers Band’s ‘Brothers and Sisters’ to Get 40th Anniversary Reissue

Allman Brothers Band’s ‘Brothers and Sisters’ to Get 40th Anniversary Reissue

The Allman Brothers Band’s seminal 1973 album Brothers and Sisters, recorded and released after the deaths of both bandleader Duane Allman and bassist Berry Oakley, was one of their most successful. On June 25th, the album will be reissued to celebrate its 40th anniversary. It’s expected that the album’s various versions will include a 4-disc […]