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A Tribute to Butch Trucks 3/1/17: thoughts, photos, videos.

Last Weds. March 1, I paid tribute to Butch Trucks with a special band: my Big in China core supplemented by Andy Aledort (Dickey Betts), Peter Levin (Gregg Allman) and Junior Mack (Jaimoe). This show meant a lot to me. March in NYC has…
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Gregg Allman on supporting the home team

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); I've been going through my archives and interviews conducted for One Way Out: The Inside History of the Allman Brothers Band and pulling out some great pieces and…

Albert King Career Overview

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); I wrote a lot of entries for a couple of Music Guides many eons ago. I am going to start sharing some here, starting with one of my all-time favorite guitarists.…

Taj Mahal and Keb Mo' team up

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Taj Mahal and Keb Mo' have teamed up for a new album, TajMo, and will be touring together this spring and summer. They are two of my favorites and I've been paying more attention…
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Audio of great Butch Trucks Interview

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); This weekend's Wanee Festival, which I will sadly miss, is filled with tributes to Butch Trucks, starting tonight when his Freight Train Band will kick things off. It felt like…
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Preview 2 singles from Gov't Mule's Revolution Come, Revolution Go

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); I interviewed Warren Haynes recently for an upcoming story that I'll be telling you more about before long. Because of that, I've been spending a lot of time with Gov't Mule's upcoming Revolution…

John Prine: A Short Appreciation

Some reflection on why I was so profoundly moved by seeing John Prine at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center last Saturday… I thought I was a John Prine fan. I knew all the words to his “Please Don’t Bury Me” when I was 14.…