Over the weekend, some sad news hit the internet when it was announced that Ray Thomas, founding member of the Moody Blues, had passed away at the age of 76. The news comes just weeks after Thomas and the Moody Blues were announced as inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2018. […]
The title of the first solo album by Moody Blues guitarist/lead vocalist Justin Hayward is Songwriter. Judging by Hayward’s remarkably inventive output penning such enduring hits as Nights In White Satin, Tuesday Afternoon, Question, The Voice and others, that moniker is apt for this legendary artist — whose magnificent body of songs, jettisoning image and changing […]
Long before hip hop took name dropping to an insane level, rockers used music to honor those they admire. Often shout outs are a tribute to artists from the past; sometimes they acknowledge a contemporary’s work. Who would you add to our list of Top 11 Celebrity Name Checks? 11. Steve McQueen by Sheryl Crow […]
Rock Cellar Magazine catches up with Justin Hayward to discuss The Moody Blues, songwriting, the band’s performance at the infamous 1970 Isle of Wight Festival, meditation, drugs, and his brand new record – Spirits of the Western Sky.
Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds Justin Hayward Johnny Marr How to Destroy Angels Atoms for Peace Son Volt David Bowie Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell – Old Yellow Moon There’s no argument that along with Paul McCartney, Brian Wilson, and David Crosby Emmylou Harris is one of the best […]