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The Allman Brothers Band's final show - 5 years ago last night!

Five years ago today, the Allman Brothers Band played their final show at the Beacon Theatre. You can order a CD of the final show right here. FIVE F'IN YEARS?? (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); I covered the…
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RIP Robert Hunter, one of the all-time great songwriters

Eyes of the World: An interview with Grateful Dead lyricist Robert Hunter So very, very sad to hear that Robert Hunter has passed away. To honor the man, I present my 2015 (?) interview. An edited version ran on WSJ.com as part of a preview…

Just some great photos

My man David Kann is the greatest photographer, with a perfect knack for getting people to act nutty and express themselves, a great eye and a quick finger to capture the moment every time. He's been getting his vast archive of photos of family…
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From the archives: john Stockton

Another Slam Old School classic I'm thrilled to see rise from the vaults: a tribute to John Stockton when he had his number retired. I love reading these pieces and recalling the process of reporting and writing them. This one was especially…

Another good review in -- Booklist.

I added Booklist to the reviews page. As B.B. King once sang, "You better not look down if you want to keep on flying."Please spread the word.
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From the archives: The Making of Layla

I am happy to pull from the archives this behind-the-scenes story about the making of Layla, an undisputed rock and roll masterpiece. Originally written for Guitar World some time between 1996-98 for the Producers column. Tom Dowd was…
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The reviews are coming in...

...and so far so good.Publishers Weekly and Kirkus Reviews have both weighed in favorably.Click here to read them both.