Graham Nash Updates ‘Teach Your Children’ with Charged New Animated Video, Announces Fall Tour

Graham Nash Updates ‘Teach Your Children’ with Charged New Animated Video, Announces Fall Tour

The Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young classic “Teach Your Children” is a landmark recording from one of the most important musical groups in history — and Graham Nash has now updated it with the help of New York-based filmmaker/painter/artist Jeff Scher. Originally penned in the 1960s amid political upheaval and a society wrought with tension, […]

The Delta Lady is Back: Stream Rita Coolidge’s New Album, ‘Safe in the Arms of Time’ (New Music Friday)

The Delta Lady is Back: Stream Rita Coolidge’s New Album, ‘Safe in the Arms of Time’ (New Music Friday)

Safe in the Arms of Time is a brand new album from the Delta Lady herself, Rita Coolidge, released today via Blue Elan Records. Across its twelve tracks, Coolidge presents some new original songs in addition to some composed Chris Stapleton, Stan Lynch, and Keb’ Mo’ — who appears on the single, “Walk On Water.” For this […]

Graham Nash to Commemorate 50+ Year Career with ‘Over the Years…,’ Featuring Rare and Alternate Takes of Classic Songs

Graham Nash to Commemorate 50+ Year Career with ‘Over the Years…,’ Featuring Rare and Alternate Takes of Classic Songs

The life and career of Graham Nash would make a good book — but of course he already wrote an excellent one (which he spoke about with Rock Cellar in 2013). His music stands the test of time, his contributions innumerable and influential. Recognizing that, Nash will release a special, 30-song collection titled Over the […]

Judy Collins: On ‘Everybody Knows,’ Working With Stephen Stills and Music’s Ability to Empower (The Interview)

Judy Collins: On ‘Everybody Knows,’ Working With Stephen Stills and Music’s Ability to Empower (The Interview)

Soon after their fiery two-year relationship ended, Stephen Stills wrote “Suite: Judy Blue Eyes” about Judy Collins. The iconic multi-part track opened Crosby, Stills & Nash’s 1969 debut album. Collins and Stills remained friends over the decades, but only recorded together sporadically. That all changed earlier this year, as Stills and Collins combined some of […]

Top 11 Songs Featured in ‘The Sopranos’

Top 11 Songs Featured in ‘The Sopranos’

For six unforgettable seasons, creator David Chase made music an integral part of the Emmy Award-winning drama The Sopranos. Mob boss Tony Soprano (the late, great James Gandolfini) was the show’s focus, and Chase used as a musical guide “any song that Tony would be listening to, that he would have on his radio station.” […]

Riffin’ with the Croz: David Crosby on CSNY, the Byrds, ‘Serving the Song’ and Reunions (Q&A)

Riffin’ with the Croz: David Crosby on CSNY, the Byrds, ‘Serving the Song’ and Reunions (Q&A)

When I meet up with David Crosby during rehearsals for his fall tour supporting his new solo album Lighthouse, he almost can’t contain himself about the amazing reviews the album had been getting. “Have you read the Rolling Stone review?” he asks me, almost immediately after we say hello. “Woo! Uncut was a blazer, too, […]

Top 11 Apocalypse Songs

Top 11 Apocalypse Songs

Nuclear apocalypse – who do you need? Actors are probably not top of the list. What can I do for you? I can pretend to be somebody who can grow you some nice crops. – Christian Bale You’d better read our Top 11 Apocalypse Songs now – before it’s too late. You never know. “1999” by […]

The ‘Delta Lady’ Speaks: Q&A with Rita Coolidge

The ‘Delta Lady’ Speaks: Q&A with Rita Coolidge

Delta Lady: A Memoir is the apt title of Lafayette, Tennessee-born singer Rita Coolidge‘s new autobiography. That classic Leon Russell-penned track and his signature A Song For You were inspired by Coolidge — also the muse of onetime beau Stephen Stills, who wrote Cherokee about the talented singer/songwriter. But apart from her qualities as a muse of […]

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