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 […]

Top 11 Insanity Songs

Top 11 Insanity Songs

Some of the biggest names in rock, including Brian Wilson and Ray Davies, have battled mental illness but it’s not a topic that easily lends itself to song. Some rockers have produced brutally honest songs about their own demons; others made a statement with satire. So, stretch out on the psychiatrist’s couch and enjoy 11 […]

Top 11 Songs About Stardom

Top 11 Songs About Stardom

To be a star is to own the world and all the people in it. After a taste of stardom, everything else is poverty. – Hedy Lamarr Many of our favorite rockers would disagree; stardom, they say, is more of a burden than a blessing. Listen to our Top 11 Songs About Stardom and let […]

George Thorogood is Still ‘Bad to the Bone’ (Interview)

George Thorogood is Still ‘Bad to the Bone’ (Interview)

Channeling the spirit of Bo Diddley, Chuck Berry and Howlin’ Wolf, Delaware’s George Thorogood & The Destroyers emerged on the music scene in the ‘70s, wowing audiences with their gritty, American roots rock and Thorogood’s fiery blues guitar playing. Decades on, Thorogood is still “Bad to the Bone”, enjoying consistent success as a hitmaker and […]