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‘We thought of it as just another gig’: Gregg Rolie talks Santana + Woodstock, 45 years later

‘We thought of it as just another gig’: Gregg Rolie talks Santana + Woodstock, 45 years later

It was only later that he understood the magnitude of what had just happened.

On Second Thought: Bert Sommer – The Road To Travel (1968)

On Second Thought: Bert Sommer – The Road To Travel (1968)

I did not discover the late Bert Sommer until 2008, which is a damn shame because he was a fantastic New York-based songwriter much in the same league as Tim Buckley

Something Else! Interview: Jim Weider of the Band

Something Else! Interview: Jim Weider of the Band

Woodstock native Jim Weider got to live out a musician’s dream, having been a fan of the Band at the turn of the 1970s before eventually joining Levon Helm, Rick Danko and Garth Hudson from 1985-99.

Pink Floyd, Santana, Jefferson Airplane, Dr. John, the Byrds – The Dutch Woodstock (2013)

As a 17-band menu of bands gathered for the three-day Holland Pop Festival in June 1970 outside of Rotterdam, Bob Hite of Canned Heat summed things up perfectly: “I feel less uptight here than I ever have anywhere.”

Something Else! Interview: Barry Melton of Country Joe and the Fish

Hailing from Berkeley, California, Country Joe and the Fish were one of many acts to emerge from the San Francisco area’s influential folk/rock ‘n’ roll/psychedelic scene of the mid- to late-1960s.

Henry McCullough, guitarist with Paul McCartney and Joe Cocker, critical after heart attack

Henry McCullough, guitarist with Paul McCartney and Joe Cocker, critical after heart attack

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.

Gimme Five: Henry McCullough on tracks from Wings, Joe Cocker, Pink Floyd

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.

Something Else! Interview: Henry McCullough, formerly of Wings

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.

Canned Heat, featuring Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown – Live at Montreux 1973 (2011)

Canned Heat, the doomed boogie-blues revivalists, only made a lone appearance at the legendary Montreux Jazz Festival. Yet they still managed some star-crossed magic.

Henry McCullough – Unfinished Business (2011)

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