Top 11 Songs About Opposites

Top 11 Songs About Opposites

“Why are a ‘wise man’ and a ‘wiseguy’ opposites?” – George Carlin “Right Place, Wrong Time” by Dr. John “Right Place, Wrong Time” was Dr. John‘s biggest hit, cracking the Top 10 in 1973. It was the first single from his In the Right Place LP. Dr. John described how the song was written in […]

Led Zeppelin Detail ‘The Song Remains the Same’ Deluxe Reissue, Out 9/7

Led Zeppelin Detail ‘The Song Remains the Same’ Deluxe Reissue, Out 9/7

In 2015, Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page discussed the band’s then-upcoming reissue campaign for each of the timeless albums in their legendary career — and now that campaign has reached its end, in conjunction with the band’s 50th anniversary activities. After massive reissues of their early records, Led Zeppelin will reissue the soundtrack album for […]

Watch Whitesnake’s David Coverdale and Foreigner’s Mick Jones Preview the ‘Juke Box Heroes’ Tour Over Tea

Watch Whitesnake’s David Coverdale and Foreigner’s Mick Jones Preview the ‘Juke Box Heroes’ Tour Over Tea

This Friday, the Juke Box Heroes Tour will officially begin when Foreigner, Whitesnake and Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Evening start a summer trek that will wrap up on August 1 in Irvine, California. In promotion of the tour, Live Nation rolled out an amusing video of Whitesnake’s David Coverdale and Mick Jones of Foreigner chatting […]

Robert DeLeo on Stone Temple Pilots’ Resilience, New Album and New Singer, Jeff Gutt (The Interview)

Robert DeLeo on Stone Temple Pilots’ Resilience, New Album and New Singer, Jeff Gutt (The Interview)

Stone Temple Pilots have been an alternative rock institution for going on 25 years. Their 1992 debut Core celebrated that big anniversary with a  reissue package in the fall, and their latest self-titled album is out on March 16. Of course, one cannot think of Stone Temple Pilots without visualizing longtime vocalist Scott Weiland or the […]

Vanilla Fudge’s Mark Stein on Hendrix, His New Band … and the LP That Was “The Biggest Disaster of the 1960s”

Vanilla Fudge’s Mark Stein on Hendrix, His New Band … and the LP That Was “The Biggest Disaster of the 1960s”

Vanilla Fudge departed from the three-minute single in 1967 with their debut album Vanilla Fudge. The New York-area band – drummer Carmine Appice, bassist Tim Bogert, guitarist Vinny Martell and organist Mark Stein – released the groundbreaking LP with extended versions of “Ticket to Ride,” “She’s Not There,” “Eleanor Rigby” and “You Keep Me Hangin’ […]

Jimmy Page: ‘All Manner of Surprises’ Coming in 2018 for Led Zeppelin’s 50th Anniversary

Jimmy Page: ‘All Manner of Surprises’ Coming in 2018 for Led Zeppelin’s 50th Anniversary

Next year will be a big one for Led Zeppelin. It’ll mark the 50th anniversary since the legendary band formed in 1968. An anniversary like that ostensibly means some special events, releases and/or festivities, and guitarist Jimmy Page (who spoke with Rock Cellar a few years back about the band’s reissue series) has stoked those […]

Top 11 Rock Songs That Started as Blues and R&B

Top 11 Rock Songs That Started as Blues and R&B

   “White folks hear the blues come out, but they don’t know how it got there.” – Ma Rainey “Time Is on My Side” by Irma Thomas and the Rolling Stones “Time Is on My Side” was written by Jerry Ragovoy for jazz trombonist Kai Winding in 1963. Winding’s version, essentially an instrumental, only included […]

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