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 […]

An Archival Conversation with the Late Glen Campbell

An Archival Conversation with the Late Glen Campbell

The passing of country legend Glen Campbell earlier this year elicited warm tributes and outpourings of love and memories from those he impacted. Below, enjoy an archival interview with him, as conducted by Rock Cellar’s Ken Sharp a few years back, as our own tribute to the iconic Campbell. ——————————- Music fans first met Glen Campbell […]

Frank Sinatra ‘Ultimate Christmas’ 20-Song Collection Coming 10/6 — Just in Time for the Holidays

Frank Sinatra ‘Ultimate Christmas’ 20-Song Collection Coming 10/6 — Just in Time for the Holidays

As the seasons change and summer turns into fall, that means one thing: Holiday albums are coming. That’s definitely the case now that Capitol/UMe and Frank Sinatra Enterprises have put together a new release showcasing 20 holiday recordings from the legendary singer. Ultimate Christmas will be released on October 6. For three selections, Frank is […]

Top 11 New York City Songs

Top 11 New York City Songs

“New York now leads the world’s great cities in the number of people around whom you shouldn’t make a sudden move.” – David Letterman (Editor’s Note: As this list curates songs from the folk/classic rock realm, it does not feature Frank Sinatra’s classic “Theme From ‘New York New York,” though that has been added here […]

New from Bob Dylan: Stream His Cover of ‘My One and Only Love,’ Made Famous by Frank Sinatra and Nelson Riddle in 1953

New from Bob Dylan: Stream His Cover of ‘My One and Only Love,’ Made Famous by Frank Sinatra and Nelson Riddle in 1953

On March 31, Bob Dylan will add to his exhaustive musical catalog with Triplicate, a three-disc, 30-song collection of American standards. Among the artists covered by the Nobel Prize-winning songwriter/cultural icon are Charles Strause and Lee Adams and Harold Arlen and Ted Koehler, among many others. On Friday, Dylan premiered a song from the collection, his […]

Behind the Curtain: Interviewing Ray Charles in 1983

Behind the Curtain: Interviewing Ray Charles in 1983

(Photo by: Glen LaFerman www.glenlaferman.com) Interviewing Ray Charles back in 1983 was like interviewing a man who had conquered the world and done it all. Ray was like an explorer seeking out new lands or a great warrior defeating his enemies in battles that were stacked against him. He was afraid of nothing, and though […]

Bob Dylan Covers Frank Sinatra’s ‘All the Way’ for ‘Fallen Angels’ LP – Listen

Bob Dylan Covers Frank Sinatra’s ‘All the Way’ for ‘Fallen Angels’ LP – Listen

Bob Dylan’s new covers album Fallen Angels will arrive next month (on May 20, to be exact). Dylan recently premiered his interpretation of Melancholy Mood, a song originally recorded as Frank Sinatra‘s first b-side. Today, Dylan released another song from Fallen Angels, and it’s another Sinatra cover — this time of All the Way. Listen […]

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