We’ve all seen Michael Wadleigh’s Woodstock, the Academy Award-winning 1970 documentary about the Woodstock Music and Art Fair.
Man, we’re angry these days–and rightfully so, most of the time,
The Meters earned a 2018 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nomination last week, which is as good of a reason as any to talk about King Biscuit Boy.
Most afternoons found my buddies Pat, Ken, and me hiding in Music Plus’s stockroom, throwing thumbtacks at the cork bulletin board. The tricks to winging a tack are: A) make sure it’s […]
In story time we’re at 20 years after 20 years after Sgt. Pepper taught the band to play. 1987 was a remarkably good year for music, a kind of intersection for the […]
Sandwiching The Band between Ten Years After and Johnny Winter on Woodstock’s closing night seems like an odd choice. Robertson, Helm, Danko, Hudson, and Manuel were brilliant players, but The Band’s music […]
On July 28, 1973, the Grand Prix Raceway in Watkins Glen, New York hosted what at that time was the largest audience ever gathered for a concert. Four years after Woodstock’s half […]
The Band was one of the legendary groups that loomed very large in my childhood, and it was all because of Levon Helm. I’m a bit too young to be a first-generation […]