Never one to reach out to the millions, songwriter Jimmy Webb has yet been a potent musical force since his first success in the 1960s.
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A benefit concert for the ailing Henry McCullough will be held in Dublin this March. The former guitarist with Paul McCartney and Wings, Joe Cocker and Spooky Tooth is recovering from a devastating heart attack last November.
Henry McCullough, whose searing first-take guitar solo was the centerpoint of Paul McCartney and Wings’ charttopping “My Love,” is in critical condition after suffering a heart attack. Early reports courtesy of the BBC incorrectly reported that he had died.
Whether you like the Beatles or not, their music can certainly take you to some interesting places — as reflected in our latest edition of Desert Island Discs.
Susan Tedeschi says sprawling Tedeschi Trucks Band owes much to Joe Cocker’s ‘Mad Dogs and Englishmen’
There is, of course, an obvious comparison for the newly formed Tedeschi Trucks Band — yeah, we made it too — in the 1970s-era husband-and-wife projects led by Delaney and Bonnie Bramlett. Susan Tedeschi, however, says their group’s main inspiration goes further back.
For all of the talk of how modern Joe Cocker’s forthcoming album would be, this song is a refreshing throwback.
On this special edition of Something Else! Reviews’ One Track Mind, we had the reins over to Henry McCullough, singer-songwriter and former sideman with Paul McCartney and Wings, Joe Cocker and Spooky Tooth, among others.
Henry McCullough couldn’t have picked a better title for his standout new solo release, Unfinished Business. A talented musician with a roving muse, over the years he’s taken part – if only briefly – in a number of signature rock ’n’ roll moments.
Henry McCullough, the ex-Wings and Joe Cocker sideman, explores what comes after superstardom on the new Unfinished Business a just-released album from Silverwolf Records. There are demons dealt with, memories rekindled
It’s fitting, of course, that singer/songwriter/keyboardist Leon Russell’s real last name is “bridges.” Claude Russell Bridges, born April 2, 1942, would one day write a tune called “The Masquerade” that, in jazz singer and guitarist George Benson‘s hands, hit No. 1 simultanously on the jazz, pop and R&B charts. It’s the footnote on Russell that got a thousand feet tapping.Read More