The Making of Gregg Allman’s Final Album ‘Southern Blood’ with Don Was, Scott Sharrard and Michael Lehman

The Making of Gregg Allman’s Final Album ‘Southern Blood’ with Don Was, Scott Sharrard and Michael Lehman

“I knew going in that he wasn’t going to make it,” Don Was, the producer of Gregg Allman’s final, twice Grammy-nominated album Southern Blood, says of the project. “It was definitely an emotional roller coaster, but the things I thought were going to be almost crippling emotionally turned out to actually be kind of comforting. […]

Sir Elton John Returning with New LP ‘Wonderful Crazy Night’ in February – Hear ‘Looking Up’

Sir Elton John Returning with New LP ‘Wonderful Crazy Night’ in February – Hear ‘Looking Up’

On February 5, Elton John will release a new studio album titled Wonderful Crazy Night. He made the announcement on Thursday morning, and it came complete with a bouncy new single called Looking Up. Take a listen: Wonderful Crazy Night was produced by Elton and T. Bone Burnett, while the lyrics are once again the result […]

John Mellencamp Announces New Album “Plain Spoken”, Lifetime Deal with Republic Records

John Mellencamp Announces New Album “Plain Spoken”, Lifetime Deal with Republic Records

This fall, John Mellencamp will release Plain Spoken, his 22nd full-length studio album and first since 2010’s No Better Than This. The album will be the first release from Mellencamp’s unprecedented new lifetime contract with Republic Records, which was announced in conjunction with the album news. Said Republic co-founder/CEO Monte Lipman of Mellencamp’s career: “Not […]

John Mellencamp Working on New Album, Plans Huge World Tour

John Mellencamp Working on New Album, Plans Huge World Tour

John Mellencamp hasn’t released a studio album since 2010, but he’s reportedly hard at work toward a new record. In a chat with Rolling Stone, Mellencamp revealed that he has “a notebook with 85 songs written for my next record”. He says he plans to convene with producer T. Bone Burnett in January to go […]

Lisa Marie Presley (Interview)

Lisa Marie Presley  (Interview)

photo: Troy Paul Though her father remains the reigning king of rock and roll, Lisa Marie Presley hasn’t forgotten her Southern folk roots. “Nothing was planned or contrived in any way and out of it came a very organic record that was always inside of me,” Presley says of Storm and Grace, her first album in […]