Singer Songwriter Interviews

Mountain Bassist Rev Jones Crushes It on Stage and on His New Release Bak Wash

Mountain Bassist Rev Jones Crushes It on Stage and on His New Release Bak Wash

Posted June 2, 2019 at 1:17 pm | No comments

Mountain’s high energy bassist, Rev Jones, is a single man mob scene on stage when he’s pushing out bass lines to power songs like “Mississippi Queen”, alongside legends Leslie West and Corky Laing. Rev’s the young pup on stage who honors his bandmates by giving his best during every performance.

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Legendary Songwriter Jimmy Webb Talks About Songs, Songwriting and Cobras

Legendary Songwriter Jimmy Webb Talks About Songs, Songwriting and Cobras

Posted May 15, 2019 at 1:19 pm | No comments

The masterful songwriter, Jimmy Webb, is another contemporary legend who has gifted us for over five decades with his own Americana magic in songs he’s penned, that include, “By the Time I Get to Phoenix”, “MacArthur Park”, “Wichita Lineman”, “Highwayman”, “Didn’t We”, “Up, Up and Away”, “Galveston” and many more.

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Brotherhood of the Guitar: Jacob Reese Thornton Rips It Up with Rudolph and His Own “Bombs Away”

Brotherhood of the Guitar: Jacob Reese Thornton Rips It Up with Rudolph and His Own “Bombs Away”

Posted December 16, 2018 at 5:00 pm | One comment

With hot young talent waiting in the wings, like Jacob Reese Thornton, it won’t be long before a new generation of guitarists will rearrange the musical landscape from theatrics and synthetic musical hype, and take it back to gut level guitar work grounded in traditional roots, but with a willingness and a drive to explore more than the pentatonic scale

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Jose’ Feliciano At the Top of His Game Talks About His Musical Journey

Jose’ Feliciano At the Top of His Game Talks About His Musical Journey

Posted October 16, 2018 at 6:10 am | No comments

Jose’ Feliciano runs with that pack, and on any given day he just might be the leader. He can vamp Hendrix, lay down Atkins riffs, intrigue us with Segovia classical moves, play flamenco with a velvet crush, light our fires and adorn our Christmas spirits with seasonal hipness and universal love.

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Dave Mason on the Rock ‘n Soul Review 2018 with Steve Cropper

Dave Mason on the Rock ‘n Soul Review 2018 with Steve Cropper

Posted July 16, 2018 at 1:39 am | No comments

Armed with a knack for creating an eclectic array of songs, with clever twists, beautiful melodic riffs, butter smooth vocals, the legendary singer-songwriter, Dave Mason, has gifted us with such memorable tracks that include: “Feeling Alright”, “Only You know and I Know”, “Hole in My Shoe”, “So High (Rock Me Baby and Roll Me Away)” and many more.

Posted in: Classic Rock, Interviews, Legends Interviews, Singer Songwriter Interviews

Tony Lewis of The Outfield – Out of the Darkness Into the Light

Tony Lewis of The Outfield – Out of the Darkness Into the Light

Posted June 14, 2018 at 8:31 am | No comments

When The Outfield’s debut album, Play Deep, conquered the airwaves in 1986, I was but a freshman in high school. The album had actually been released in 1985, but the first single (“Say It Isn’t So” – still a great song in its own right) didn’t achieve mass penetration on American radio.

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American Idol David Cook on His Music, His Fans and Making a Difference

American Idol David Cook on His Music, His Fans and Making a Difference

Posted May 14, 2018 at 11:11 am | 3 comments

David impressed us with his vocals and risky song selections that were staples of the airwaves and firmly embedded in our national entertainment psyche. Catch Cook’s rendition of Michael Jackson’s “Billie Jean” where he lifted the high water mark of Michael’s catalogue and plopped it into the world of ballads. Perfect.

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Gordon Bok – A Legendary Songwriter by the Sea and Of the Sea

Gordon Bok – A Legendary Songwriter by the Sea and Of the Sea

Posted April 30, 2018 at 4:31 am | 4 comments

Gordon’s tunes cast a net that gathers us up in his songs and his tales of life where laborious skills are honored, when some are notable for their beauty and others held dear, as they may be relied upon when life and death slip beyond the philosophical and into the harsh realities of the sea.

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Gregg Allman – The Midnight Rider Crafting Music His Way!

Gregg Allman – The Midnight Rider Crafting Music His Way!

Posted April 28, 2018 at 5:42 am | One comment

Legend, music pioneer, and amazing blue-eyed soul stylist Gregg Allman can proudly lay claim to being one of the all time great, influential, landmark artists in rock history. After some forty five years making music with his esteemed Allman Brothers Band, the ABB retired last October 2014 after playing an acclaimed slate of finale shows at New York’s Beacon Theater.

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Gary Rossington Celebrating Lynyrd Skynyrd Thirty Years Strong

Gary Rossington Celebrating Lynyrd Skynyrd Thirty Years Strong

Posted March 27, 2018 at 1:52 pm | 2 comments

In May 2003, I was honored to interview Lynyrd Skynyrd’s legendary Gary Rossington. At the time, Gary was celebrating Lynyrd Skynyrd’s 30th Anniversary which included the release at the time of a new Lynyrd Skynyrd Boxed Set, ® Epiphone Guitars Official 30th Anniversary Lynyrd Skynyrd Les Paul Standard Gold Top

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