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Joe Ely, May 23, 2015: Shows I’ll Never Forget

Joe Ely, May 23, 2015: Shows I’ll Never Forget

Rivers, highways, coyotes, border crossings, and the wide night sky all played a part in Joe Ely’s resonant Lone Star travelogue.

Davey Payne, Terry Day, Neil Charles + others, May 13, 2015: Shows I’ll Never Forget

Davey Payne, Terry Day, Neil Charles + others, May 13, 2015: Shows I’ll Never Forget

New musical combinations can offer incredibly special moments. As Davey Payne, Terry Day and others performed, I realized: This was such an evening.

Bob Dylan, May 13, 2015: Shows I’ll Never Forget

Bob Dylan, May 13, 2015: Shows I’ll Never Forget

Wednesday night’s Bob Dylan concert was as meticulously crafted as a classical music program by the Milwaukee Symphony.

Mavis Staples recalls lasting impact of the Band’s ‘Last Waltz,’ Rick Danko’s humor + Bob Dylan’s hair

Mavis Staples recalls lasting impact of the Band’s ‘Last Waltz,’ Rick Danko’s humor + Bob Dylan’s hair

Mavis Staples says her appearance as a guest on the the Band’s ‘Last Waltz’ film forever reshaped not just her life but her setlist.

Steve Lukather on Toto’s overlooked Yes connections: ‘Shameless nods to our heroes? Sure’

Steve Lukather on Toto’s overlooked Yes connections: ‘Shameless nods to our heroes? Sure’

As a 2015 summer tour featuring Toto and Yes is announced, Steve Lukather talks about how two seemingly very different bands overlap.

Tom Jones – yes, Tom Jones – is a Bob Dylan nut: ‘You can’t compare him to anybody else’

Tom Jones – yes, Tom Jones – is a Bob Dylan nut: ‘You can’t compare him to anybody else’

It might seem, well, so unusual, but Tom Jones counts Bob Dylan as a hero. That led to a surprise appearance at the recent MusiCares Foundation concert.

Staple Singers, “Samson and Delilah” from Freedom Hwy. Complete (2015): One Track Mind

Staple Singers, “Samson and Delilah” from Freedom Hwy. Complete (2015): One Track Mind

There was no small amount of violence in Blind Willie Johnson’s original take, and that’s boldly recaptured in this unheard version by the Staple Singers.

Brian May talks about Adam Lambert’s Queen transformation: ‘He’s really evolved, hugely’

Brian May talks about Adam Lambert’s Queen transformation: ‘He’s really evolved, hugely’

When Brian May peers over at Adam Lambert on stage with Queen, he sees someone making a transformational journey similar to Freddie Mercury’s.

Hall and Oates have developed an unspoken kinship: ‘It’s so weird’

Hall and Oates have developed an unspoken kinship: ‘It’s so weird’

Outside of tour commitments, Hall and Oates rarely, if ever, speak. Find out why John Oates is OK with that.

Ringo Starr promises a very collaborative 2015: ‘I love hanging out with musicians’

Ringo Starr promises a very collaborative 2015: ‘I love hanging out with musicians’

As a forthcoming album and tour attest, Ringo Starr is still getting a little help from his friends some 45 years after the Beatles’ ugly breakup.