Rock Music

One Track Mind: The Zakary Thaks, “She’s Got You / Jax Beer Commercial” (2013)

The Zakary Thaks released several stupedenous singles between the years 1966 and 1969 that not only rule righteously as some of the greatest songs of the era, but any decade.

Daniel Lanois remembers Bob Dylan collaboration on Oh Mercy: ‘A real dripping, nighttime record’

Daniel Lanois remembers Bob Dylan collaboration on Oh Mercy: ‘A real dripping, nighttime record’

For Daniel Lanois, producing an album can typically be about “the documenting of time, and what’s going on in people’s lives — emotionally and otherwise.” And with Bob Dylan, that time was typically after sundown.

‘We cherish you’: Carlos Santana’s emotional reunion with homeless former bandmate

‘We cherish you’: Carlos Santana’s emotional reunion with homeless former bandmate

Carlos Santana has reunited with the original congo player from the Santana Blues Band, after discovering that Marcus “The Magnificent” Malone had fallen on hard times.

Sparks Fly On E Street: Bruce Springsteen, “Waitin’ On A Sunny Day” (2002)

Sparks Fly On E Street: Bruce Springsteen, “Waitin’ On A Sunny Day” (2002)

Oh yeah, the song that the “fans” love to hate.

On Second Thought: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club – Specter at the Feast (2013)

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club emerged in 2013 with their long-awaited Specter at the Feast studio project, this group’s most realized album yet. The journey there, however, was simply epic.

‘Didn’t know you could do that’: David Crosby never got over early preview of the Beatles’ ‘Day in the Life’

‘Didn’t know you could do that’: David Crosby never got over early preview of the Beatles’ ‘Day in the Life’

Throughout 1965-66, David Crosby and the Byrds were running neck and neck with the Beatles and the Rolling Stones commercially. And then, Crosby says, the Fab Four did something that blew him away.

‘I’d have to lose 10 or 15 pounds’: Ace Frehley contemplates reuniting with Kiss again

‘I’d have to lose 10 or 15 pounds’: Ace Frehley contemplates reuniting with Kiss again

Now that Kiss’ Gene Simmons — who previously said he’d never play with the band’s deposed original members again — has relented in the wake of their Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction, at least one question remains: Can Ace Frehley still fit into his old costume?

Steely Dan Sunday, “The Great Pagoda of Funn” (2006)

Steely Dan Sunday, “The Great Pagoda of Funn” (2006)

<<< BACKWARD (“Brite Nitegown”) ||| ONWARD (“Security Joan”) >>> *** STEELY DAN SUNDAY INDEX *** Track 5 on Morph the Cat is an enigma; “The Great Pagoda of Funn” ranks with songs like “Maxine” and “On The Dunes”

Brendan Benson – You Were Right (2013)

Brendan Benson should have become a famous star like his colleague and friend Jack White a long time ago.

‘He’s actually a musician’: Neal Schon on Journey’s relationship with producer Kevin Shirley

Producer Kevin Shirley has worked with every Journey lead singer going back to Steve Perry, and there’s a reason for that: “He’s very, very musical,” says band co-founder Neal Schon.