Reckoning: Conversations With the Grateful Dead

I'm very proud about my new Ebook, Reckoning: Conversations With the Grateful Dead and hope that you will check it out. The book includes interviews with Bob Weir, Phil Lesh, Phil and Trey Anastasio together,Robert Hunter, Bill Kreutzmann,…

Win this photo!

Less than 24 hours left to enter to win an 8 x 10 copy of the final image in the One Way Out paperback! Kirk West captured this shot just after the final note of the Allman Brothers Band career, Beacon Theatre, 10-28-14. Prize is an…

The Trail He Blazed: RIP Earl Lloyd

Original Old School: The Trail He Blazed  I was very sad to hear about the death of Earl Lloyd yesterday. He broke the NBA's color barrier over 60 years ago. I spoke to him years ago, for  SLAM Issue 94.  He came into the league in…

Layla vocals and lead guitar only - Wow

I just came across the video below, which includes the audo of Layla, stripped down to lead guitar and vocals. Or so it says; certain lead tracks are definitely not there. You will hear what's missing. But it is a fascinating and sometimes eerie…

TTB + Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings To Tour this summer

The Tedeschi Trucks Band is joining forces with modern soul legends Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings and acclaimed guitarist and longtime TTB friend and collaborator Doyle Bramhall II for a summer tour. The Wheels of Soul 2015 tour starts…