Happy 70th Birthday to the Legendary Robert Plant!

Happy 70th Birthday to the Legendary Robert Plant!

Robert Plant is a living legend of the highest degree when it comes to rock and roll. For years, he helped Led Zeppelin earn a mythical status among their peers as the vibrant vocal force behind their powerful music — but he’s done so much more than that. After Zeppelin’s eventual dissolution, Plant has remained […]

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 […]

Watch Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters Play ‘The May Queen’ at the O2 Apollo

Watch Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters Play ‘The May Queen’ at the O2 Apollo

In October, Robert Plant released Carry Fire, a new album with his band, the Sensational Space Shifters. A rich, layered album finding the legendary vocalist accompanied by a world-class backing band of musicians, it’s definitely worth a listen. Plant and his colleagues have spent much of the time since the album’s release on the road, […]

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’ […]

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