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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…

Behind the scenes of James Brown's "Say It Loud (I'm Black and I'm Proud)"...Yep, I interviewed him.

In 1999, Guitar World devoted an entire issue to the 30th anniversary of 1969, which we proclaimed the greatest year in rock. I wrote the histories of several landmark albums, including James Brown's "Say It Loud (I'm Black and I'm Proud)."…

Almost Dead: The Furthur interviews

Almost Dead: The Furthur interviews Bob Weir and Phil Lesh revive the spirt of the Grateful dead with some serious help from guitarist John Kadlecik and some other young guns. Originally appeared in Guitar World, March 2012. Reposted…

Stephon Marbury wins a Chinese championship

This is just so cool in so many ways. Video below tells a sweet story. Details here at the indispensable NiuBBall.com.