Top 11 Songs Performed By Women

Top 11 Songs Performed By Women

“Men make angry music and it’s called rock and roll; Women include anger in their vocabulary and suddenly they’re angry and militant.” – Ani DiFranco Note: Obviously, selecting 11 songs performed by female songwriters/singers leaves out countless similarly deserving titles — so feel free to leave a comment below with any we omitted that you’d […]

R.I.P. Paul Kantner – Music Peers Weigh In on Jefferson Airplane Co-Founder’s Death

R.I.P. Paul Kantner – Music Peers Weigh In on Jefferson Airplane Co-Founder’s Death

On Thursday, the San Francisco Chronicle broke the sad news that Paul Kantner, founding member of Jefferson Airplane, had passed away at hte age of 74 after a heart attack and subsequent complications. News of Kantner’s passing prompted remembrances by his former band mates Marty Balin and Jorma Kaukonen. Balin posted the following to Facebook, while […]

Good Memories: A Conversation with Marty Balin

Good Memories: A Conversation with Marty Balin

“One for Paul, one for Jorma, one for to make Jack’s bass rejoice, can’t you hear old Gracie wailin’, ah good memories that feed my head” sings former Jefferson Airplane/Starship lead vocalist Marty Balin about his former Airplane band mates on the song Good Memories, the title track of one of two new Marty Balin records issued simultaneously: Good Memories, a collection of newly-recorded acoustic tinged renditions of Jefferson Airplane/Jefferson Starship […]

The Visual Art of 9 Famous Musicians

Is it in their DNA? Possibly a “creative genius” gene that science has yet to discover? Or is it an otherwordly gift – one that is physically untraceable? Perhaps it’s just an excellent work ethic.How best do we explain these iconic songwriter/musicians who seem to have enough talent left over to create masterful work in […]