Archive for May 12th, 2014

‘Guess what?’: A peek inside the sessions for a new solo album by Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour

The guitarist’s last studio project was 2006’s ‘On an Island.’

‘I felt embarrassingly unaware of what he did’: The Band’s Robbie Robertson on meeting Bob Dylan

‘I felt embarrassingly unaware of what he did’: The Band’s Robbie Robertson on meeting Bob Dylan

Dylan proceeded to pull out a series of songs that, truth be told, didn’t appeal to the future leader of the Band.

‘My so-called fans!’: All-request shows have added new wrinkles for Richard Thompson

‘My so-called fans!’: All-request shows have added new wrinkles for Richard Thompson

They’re requested Crowded House, and he’s complied. They’ve also requested Broadway show tunes.

Shows I’ll Never Forget: Bootsy Collins, May 10, 2014

Shows I’ll Never Forget: Bootsy Collins, May 10, 2014

Bootsy Collins came to North Carolina’s LEAF Festival to spread his gospel of funk.

‘Don’t just rely on what you’ve done’: Lynyrd Skynyrd eyes follow up to Last of a Dyin’ Breed

‘Don’t just rely on what you’ve done’: Lynyrd Skynyrd eyes follow up to Last of a Dyin’ Breed

Drummer Rickey Medlocke’s history with the band goes back to an early-1970s stint.

‘One of the hardest sessions’: Legendary Stax smash was no easy task for Steve Cropper

‘One of the hardest sessions’: Legendary Stax smash was no easy task for Steve Cropper

Here’s the story behind one of Cropper’s more brilliantly concise performances.

Burn List – Burn List (2014)

Burn List represents Seattle’s edgier notion of jazz, and represents it well.

Sparks Fly On E Street: Bruce Springsteen, “Jesus Was An Only Son” (2005)

Sparks Fly On E Street: Bruce Springsteen, “Jesus Was An Only Son” (2005)

No parent wants to outlive their children.

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