Archive for August 28th, 2014

The Band, “Don’t Do It” from Live at the Academy of Music (2013): Across the Great Divide

The Band, “Don’t Do It” from Live at the Academy of Music (2013): Across the Great Divide

With “Don’t Do It,” the Band created something deeper than what came before – something harder to quantify.

‘He did it the one time only’: How an ad lib changed everything for Steve Cropper

‘He did it the one time only’: How an ad lib changed everything for Steve Cropper

Decades later, this kind of off-the-cuff aside is increasingly rare.

One Track Mind: Jerry Lee Lewis, “Little Queenie” from Rock and Roll Time (2014)

One Track Mind: Jerry Lee Lewis, “Little Queenie” from Rock and Roll Time (2014)

Members of the Rolling Stones join Lewis for a raucous Chuck Berry cover.

‘Sometimes people get divorced’: Eric Singer on wearing the classic Kiss makeup

‘Sometimes people get divorced’: Eric Singer on wearing the classic Kiss makeup

Eric Singer also notes that the current lineup has lasted longer than any other.

Kosi – Pictures of Us (2014)

This is an album of beauty – authentic, and from the heart.

‘One of the best things’: The Yardbirds’ Jim McCarty praises Rush’s take on ‘Shapes of Things To Come’

‘One of the best things’: The Yardbirds’ Jim McCarty praises Rush’s take on ‘Shapes of Things To Come’

Jim McCarty talks about his favorite covers of a signature Yardbirds song.

Gimme Five: Danny Seraphine on ’25 or 6 to 4,’ ‘Full Circle,’ ‘Hard Habit to Break,’ others

Gimme Five: Danny Seraphine on ’25 or 6 to 4,’ ‘Full Circle,’ ‘Hard Habit to Break,’ others

We look back on a career that started and continues with CTA.

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