Archive for May 16th, 2012

Tedeschi Trucks Band – Everybody's Talkin' (2012)

The most inspired husband-wife team in roots music since Delaney and Bonnie Bramlett, Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks joined forces to form the Tedeschi Trucks Band and made a Grammy Best Blues Album winning record last year

Steve Smith celebrates 30 years of Vital Information: ‘Always discovering new directions’

Even while he was still a member of the platinum-era edition of Journey, Steve Smith began making his way back to jazz.

Ronnie James Dio (1942-2010): An Appreciation

Today marks the second anniversary of Ronnie James Dio’s passing — and I must say, at the time, Dio’s death came as a huge surprise to me. I didn’t even know he had been ill.

Remembering Rick Wakeman’s genius first-take contribution to David Bowie’s “Space Oddity”

Dan Wooding, author of 45 books, was the first journalist to ever write a story about the young Rick Wakeman. That gives him a unique perspective on the legendary keyboardist’s work

Sonny Landreth – Elemental Journey (2012)

Over 11 previous albums, slide virtuoso Sonny Landreth has resisted doing the one thing that was expected: The guitar record. When he finally did, you knew there would be some care put into it — and there is.