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‘Crazy, beautiful, challenging stuff’: Nils Lofgren stood ready to fill in with Crazy Horse

‘Crazy, beautiful, challenging stuff’: Nils Lofgren stood ready to fill in with Crazy Horse

After a hand injury, Frank “Poncho” Sampedro suggested Lofgren take over.

‘We couldn’t make fun of our music’: The Blues Brothers overcame big questions with Briefcase Full of Blues

‘We couldn’t make fun of our music’: The Blues Brothers overcame big questions with Briefcase Full of Blues

That tough backing group showed how seriously they took things.

Something Else! Interview: Al Hotchkiss, indie psych folk rocker

Haunting and compelling, his music is perhaps best suited for night time.

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.

Steve Hackett on his solo song ‘Nomads’ from Genesis’ forthcoming R-Kive box: ‘It’s travelogue music’

Steve Hackett on his solo song ‘Nomads’ from Genesis’ forthcoming R-Kive box: ‘It’s travelogue music’

Hand-picked solo tracks give the latest Genesis box set a new twist.

Steve Howe’s The Grand Scheme of Things underscored his wider impact on Yes: ‘I’m getting chills up my spine’

Steve Howe’s The Grand Scheme of Things underscored his wider impact on Yes: ‘I’m getting chills up my spine’

This dextrous, often overlooked project showcased Howe’s lyrical gift.

‘This is something I could really get into’: Steve Cropper on the often-forgotten influence of bluesman Jimmy Reed

‘This is something I could really get into’: Steve Cropper on the often-forgotten influence of bluesman Jimmy Reed

One key element kept him from following in Reed’s footsteps, though.

Geoff Downes and Chris Squire on the enduring legacy of 1980’s Drama: ‘Very much a turning point for Yes’

Geoff Downes and Chris Squire on the enduring legacy of 1980’s Drama: ‘Very much a turning point for Yes’

The first Jon Anderson-less Yes album has received a critical reevaluation of late.

Merrell Fankhauser on UFOs, books and — oh! — music: Something Else! Interview

Merrell Fankhauser on UFOs, books and — oh! — music: Something Else! Interview

A pioneer of instrumental surf music, Fankhauser has become a grand guitar king.

‘I’m still kind of shocked and delirious’: Nils Lofgren goes inside his personal new box set

‘I’m still kind of shocked and delirious’: Nils Lofgren goes inside his personal new box set

This hand-picked nine-CD, one-DVD collection arrives today.