‘Mad Dogs & Englishmen’ Ride Again in Jesse Lauter’s New Rock-umentary (Q&A)

Learning To Live Together: The Return of Mad Dogs & Englishmen

Enjoy a Q&A with Jesse Lauter, the filmmaker behind the new Learning To Live Together: The Return of Mad Dogs & Englishmen documentary.  Art history is littered with tragic tales of artists such as Vincent Van Gogh, who – despite their beautiful, groundbreaking work – lived and died in obscurity and poverty. But every once… Continue reading ‘Mad Dogs & Englishmen’ Ride Again in Jesse Lauter’s New Rock-umentary (Q&A)

The Inside Story of Elvis Presley’s 1969 Memphis Recording Sessions with Marty Lacker

A faithful member of Elvis Presley’s retinue of close friends known as “The Memphis Mafia,” Marty Lacker was one of The King’s trusted friends and was instrumental in arranging Elvis’ seminal recording sessions at American Studios with producer Chips Moman in January and February of 1969. We spoke to Lacker a few years back before… Continue reading The Inside Story of Elvis Presley’s 1969 Memphis Recording Sessions with Marty Lacker

Exclusive RockCellarTV Interview with the ‘Delta Lady,’ Rita Coolidge

In early May, Rita Coolidge released Safe in the Arms of Time, a new studio album featuring guest appearances from colleague and close friend Graham Nash, Stan Lynch, Keb’ Mo’, and more. It’s the latest entry to her catalog of timeless music, and a testament to her enduring and lasting career. Recently, Rock Cellar’s Ken… Continue reading Exclusive RockCellarTV Interview with the ‘Delta Lady,’ 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… Continue reading The 'Delta Lady' Speaks: Q&A with Rita Coolidge

Did Delaney Bramlett Really Write 'My Sweet Lord' ?

When George Harrison took the stand in a New York City courtroom in January 1976 to defend himself against charges that he had stolen a good portion of The Chiffons’ classic He’s So Fine and turned it into his biggest solo hit, My Sweet Lord, his memory of the song’s creation was admittedly foggy. But… Continue reading Did Delaney Bramlett Really Write 'My Sweet Lord' ?