Entries by AlanPaul


John Mayer on Bob Weir – exclusive

Looking forward to seeing Dead & Company again tomorrow (Saturday 6/24), even at CitiField. In honor, my interview with John Mayer about playing with Bob, from last year when I wrote a Guitar World cover story on Bob. How would you describe Bob’s guitar style? Bob’s approach to guitar playing is sort of like Bill […]


Don Was on Warren Haynes

Don Was produced two tracks on Gov’t Mule’s Revolution Come… Revolution Go . I interviewed him about this for my Guitar World cover story, but could only use a quote or two. Here’s a bunch more. You probably know this, but Don has produced the Rolling stones, Bonnie Raitt, Van Morrison and so many other great artists. […]

Betts on Looking Good

I came across this little nugget in an old Dickey Betts interview and thought you’d enjoy. Do you think that a big problem with the video age is that bands now have to look as good as they play? Not necessarily, because looking good doesn’t mean you have to be a sex star in leather […]


RIP Gregg Allman

This is just a very sad day Really just a very hard day. Thank you for all your thoughts and notes. My personal loss is a tiny fragment of the big picture. It’s a giant loss for the community, for music and, of course, for Gregg’s family. Gregg was a huge part of my personal […]