The eighties weren’t kind to many of the superstars from the previous two decades.
You don’t get to be the biggest band in the world by ignoring huge swaths of the world.
What makes a record worth collecting?
When Chess Records released The Chess Box in 1988, Chuck Berry was enjoying one last major revival in a career that began with a reform school quartet in the mid-1940s and will […]
If you’re going to be a footnote in music history, go out swinging with a cheesecake album cover.
Gustav Holst, you magnificent bastard.
When is James Brown not the star of his own “From the Stacks” feature? When he’s sharing the stage with Earl “Madman” Muntz.
We don’t see many quartets anymore.
I have a confession to make:
Jimmy Bryant was a monster guitarist.