Twenty-eight year old Richie Havens had twelve years under his professional belt when he was shoved onto the Woodstock stage. The date was Friday, August 15, 1969, opening day, and traffic already […]
Freddy Fender: Musician, celebrity, inspiration for The Rabbit. Oh, like you don’t know what I’m talking about.
What I Meant: A New Look at the Bible By God as told to James Stafford Introduction My name is God. It isn’t really, but you people seem to like that handle […]
Okay, maybe in the great universe of things to confess “I’m struggling with this story” ranks just below “I didn’t refill the ice tray,” but it’s the hand I was dealt this […]
I think it’s time to come clean with you. I am struggling right now to keep this story afloat. My notebook is littered with false starts and I am drowning in self […]
Yes, that’s right. I have officially found the worst. Album cover. Ever. You’re welcome.
Forty-three years ago today Jimi Hendrix and his Band Of Gypsys closed out the most famous music festival in music history. There have been bigger, much better organized, more profitable festivals, but […]
This was a holy grail album for me as a kid, not because I was a massive Skynyrd fan but because it came equipped with its own ghost story. The fact that […]
By now I’m sure you’ve realized that the Leave Me Alone (Lemelo) party is pretty low maintenance. Don’t knock on our doors, don’t inundate us with credit card offers, and shut the […]
Jim Steinman is the composer behind Meatloaf’s Bat Out Of Hell along with many other enormous hits. His style is instantly recognizable for its, oh, let’s call it “epic” quality. The songs […]