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 […]

Street Musician Chelsea Williams Has a New LP, a U.S. Tour and a Video With Maroon 5, but Still Loves L.A.’s ‘Dancing Drunks and Babies’ (Q&A)

Street Musician Chelsea Williams Has a New LP, a U.S. Tour and a Video With Maroon 5, but Still Loves L.A.’s ‘Dancing Drunks and Babies’ (Q&A)

Chelsea Williams knows how to work a crowd. Williams honed her craft as a singer-songwriter busking around Los Angeles for the past decade, a regular at Santa Monica’s Third Street Promenade. Playing acoustic guitar, Williams performs a mix of Americana and indie-folk tunes as she competes with breakdancers, drummers, magicians and clowns for attention – […]

‘Change Begins Within’ Concert DVD with Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Eddie Vedder, More Detailed

‘Change Begins Within’ Concert DVD with Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Eddie Vedder, More Detailed

In 2009, a venerable group of music icons gathered in New York City for a concert benefiting the David Lynch Foundation. Called Change Begins Within, the special gig featured Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Eddie Vedder, Donovan, Sheryl Crow, Moby, Ben Harper, Bettye LaVette, Jim James, Jerry Seinfeld and more for an unforgettable evening of music […]

Best New Music: Sheryl Crow Vows to ‘Be Myself’ with Her New Album, and it Definitely Works (Listen)

Best New Music: Sheryl Crow Vows to ‘Be Myself’ with Her New Album, and it Definitely Works (Listen)

After a foray into country/rock, Sheryl Crow has returned to the alternative/pop/rock sound that put her on the map in the early 1990s with her new record, Be Myself. It’s her first album since 2013’s Feels Like Home, and reunites Crow with co-producer and co-songwriter Jeff Trott, who was also part of the creative process […]

Top 11 Los Angeles Songs

Top 11 Los Angeles Songs

I don’t want to live in a city where the only cultural advantage is that you can make a right turn on a red light. – Woody Allen Despite its earthquakes, traffic, smog and pretentiousness, Los Angeles has inspired great tunes like those on our list of Top 11 L.A. Songs. Know any more? Take […]

Turn Me On: Rachael Sage

Turn Me On: Rachael Sage

  In 1996, Rachael Sage did something totally wacky. Things were beginning to change in the music industry, but no one knew yet just how much of a systemic seismic shift was coming, and it was then that Sage started her own New York City record company, MPress Records. As its premier offering, she issued […]

2015 Bridge School Benefit: Neil Young, Ryan Adams, Sheryl Crow, Dixie Chicks, Gary Clark Jr, More (Lineup)

2015 Bridge School Benefit: Neil Young, Ryan Adams, Sheryl Crow, Dixie Chicks, Gary Clark Jr, More (Lineup)

The full details regarding this year’s Bridge School Benefit were announced on Monday night. Set for October 24 and 25 at Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, California, this year’s Bridge School show features the following performers: Neil Young and Promise of the Real Dixie Chicks Sheryl Crow Ryan Adams St. Vincent Gary Clark, Jr. Spoon […]

Jesse Valenzuela of the Gin Blossoms: Q&A

Jesse Valenzuela of the Gin Blossoms: Q&A

Wedged against the backdrop of the doom and gloom zeitgeist of grunge’s fuzz-tone heavy riffs came a breath of fresh air in the form of a Tempe, Arizona outfit known as the Gin Blossoms. Holding their own batting the fierce grunge beast, the band crafted a string of tuneful, picture perfect jangle-rock jewels with Hey […]

Top 11 Celebrity Name Check Songs

Top 11 Celebrity Name Check Songs

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 […]

Stream Willie Nelson & Sheryl Crow’s Duet ‘Far Away Places’, from ‘To All the Girls…’ (Audio)

Stream Willie Nelson & Sheryl Crow’s Duet ‘Far Away Places’, from ‘To All the Girls…’ (Audio)

Willie Nelson’s new album To All the Girls…, featuring duets with Dolly Parton, Rosanne Cash, Carrie Underwood and a host of other notable female musicians, will be released on October 15th (and can be pre-ordered from our Online Store now by clicking here). Below, listen to Willie’s song with Sheryl Crow, a rendition of Far Away Places (as […]