Behind the YouTube Success of ‘Ten Second Songs’ with the Man Himself, Anthony Vincent (Interview at NAMM 2018)

Behind the YouTube Success of ‘Ten Second Songs’ with the Man Himself, Anthony Vincent (Interview at NAMM 2018)

Over the past few years, it’s been nearly impossible to peruse social media without coming across one of Anthony Vincent’s YouTube videos — you probably know him by the name of his video series, Ten Second Songs. In each clip, Vincent delights the viewer with a variety of different musical styles, all singing parts of […]

Randy Bachman’s George Harrison Tribute LP ‘By George – By Bachman’ Out 3/2; Stream ‘While My Guitar Gently Weeps’

Randy Bachman’s George Harrison Tribute LP ‘By George – By Bachman’ Out 3/2; Stream ‘While My Guitar Gently Weeps’

Among those who inspired young Randy Bachman to take up music, George Harrison ranks pretty high. Bachman, who of course starred in the Guess Who and Bachman Turner Overdrive en route to his spot in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, spoke with Rock Cellar in 2015 about the Beatles and how much their […]

The ‘Concert for George’ Returning to Theaters to Commemorate George Harrison’s 75th Birthday on 2/25

The ‘Concert for George’ Returning to Theaters to Commemorate George Harrison’s 75th Birthday on 2/25

The late George Harrison would be turning 75 years old on February 25, so what better way to honor his legacy than by revisiting the legendary 2002 Concert for George? The tribute event, which featured faithful homages from Harrison’s friends and colleagues including Eric Clapton, remaining Beatles Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr, Tom Petty, Joe […]

The Making of Gregg Allman’s Final Album ‘Southern Blood’ with Don Was, Scott Sharrard and Michael Lehman

The Making of Gregg Allman’s Final Album ‘Southern Blood’ with Don Was, Scott Sharrard and Michael Lehman

“I knew going in that he wasn’t going to make it,” Don Was, the producer of Gregg Allman’s final, twice Grammy-nominated album Southern Blood, says of the project. “It was definitely an emotional roller coaster, but the things I thought were going to be almost crippling emotionally turned out to actually be kind of comforting. […]

Top 11 Hit Songs That Were Recorded Live

Top 11 Hit Songs That Were Recorded Live

“Mony Mony” by Billy Idol “Mony Mony” was a 1968 hit for Tommy James and received renewed attention when Billy Idol recorded a version that reached No. 7 on the Billboard dance chart in 1981. In his autobiography Dancing With Myself, Idol explains the song’s attraction. “That song has always had special significance to me. I […]

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 […]

The Beatles’ ‘Christmas Records’ Vinyl Singles Box Set to Be Released Dec. 15

The Beatles’ ‘Christmas Records’ Vinyl Singles Box Set to Be Released Dec. 15

The Beatles vault will be opened once more for a special holiday-themed Christmas Records box set, due out Dec. 15. Featuring seven 7″ colored vinyl singles, the Christmas Records set is tailor-made for Fab Four collectors, and includes the following: 1963: “The Beatles’ Christmas Record” (one-sided, 5:00 TRT) Recorded: 17 October 1963 – Studio Two, […]

1 2 3 24