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 […]

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 […]

Heart Full of Soul: Talking Inspiration and Passion with Ann Wilson

Heart Full of Soul: Talking Inspiration and Passion with Ann Wilson

You can’t fake passion, and well…heart. You either have it or you don’t. Ann Wilson, lead singer of Heart, unquestionably has “it.” Blessed with a multi-octave range, Ann is one of rock’s most powerful and extraordinary vocalists. Over the past four decades, she’s harnessed pure emotive passion on record and on concert stages, forging an […]

A Byrd’s Eye View: Roger McGuinn (The Interview)

A Byrd’s Eye View: Roger McGuinn (The Interview)

“Mudcrutch’s whole approach is like a power band,” Roger McGuinn, the founder of The Byrds, tells me when I catch up with him after seeing him in New York City with Tom Petty’s “other” band. “They’re more like Rolling Stones than Beatles. It’s a powerful, punchy band.” But McGuinn, who tours the world solo these […]

Top 11 Songs About Teenagers

Top 11 Songs About Teenagers

“When buying a used car, punch the buttons on the radio. If all the stations are rock and roll, there’s a good chance the transmission is shot.” – Larry Lujack Since Elvis Presley burst on the scene, the recording industry has been built around the musical whims of teenagers. Because nothing fascinates teens more than […]

Out Now: Soundtrack to Robert Trujillo’s Jaco Pastorius Documentary ‘Jaco’ – Listen

Out Now: Soundtrack to Robert Trujillo’s Jaco Pastorius Documentary ‘Jaco’ – Listen

Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo‘s passion project, a feature-length documentary chronicling the (short) career and long-lasting influence of bassist Jaco Pastorius, has garnered a ton of positive attention in recent months. Last Friday, its accompanying soundtrack album was released and is a must-listen for fans of Pastorius, bassists, and music fans in general. Hear most of […]

Soundtrack Album for Robert Trujillo’s ‘JACO’ Film Announced, Features Flea, Ian Hunter, More

Soundtrack Album for Robert Trujillo’s ‘JACO’ Film Announced, Features Flea, Ian Hunter, More

On November 27, Legacy Recordings will release an official soundtrack album for Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo‘s JACO, a feature-length documentary chronicling the (short) life and legacy of bassist Jaco Pastorius. In a 2014 chat with Rock Cellar Magazine, Trujillo spoke at length about the film project and Pastorius’ far-reaching influence on bass players that emerged […]

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