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An Interview with John Mayall

I interviewed John Mayall for the Wall Street Journal Speakeasy blog in 2015 around his Find a Way to Car album. That blog seems to have disappeared so I'll be sharing some of the many pieces I did for them here. ** John Mayall was a blues…
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Check out my forgotten interview with Rush's Geddy Lee

In 2000, I interviewed Rush's Geddy Lee about his solo debut My Favorite Headache and in the subsequent 20 years completely forgot it had happened, until I found the interview in my Dropbox folder. Hey, I did a lot of interviews over the years,…
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Listen Now to Curated Texas Flood Chapter By Chapter Spotify Playlist - SRV, Jimi, Albert and much more!

  Texas Flood: The Inside Story of Stevie Ray Vaughan is, of course a book about music and. musicians. Andy Aledort and I carefully constructed these chapter-by-chapter playlists to improve your reading experience. Of course, they are…

Check out new release: John Lee Hooker Live At Montreux 1983 & 1990

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Grateful Dead rhythm guitarist Bob Bob Weir returns to the land of the living

Today is Bob Weir's 73rd birthday. Happy birthday Bob. Let's celebrate with this 2000 Guitar World interview. Bob, with his 335 This interview appears in my Ebook, Reckoning: Conversations With the Grateful Dead, along with similarly…
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9/11 Still Hits Hard, 19 Years Later

Reposted today, as I do every year on this date. I don’t think the words will ever be any less true. Three years ago, I took the whole family to visit the Flight 93 crash sight in Shanksville, PA and paid our respects. All the same feelings… Now…
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Listen Now To The First Track From Duane Allman's Final Show

Next month,on October 16th, the Allman Brothers Band are putting out The Final Note, one hour of Duane Allman's final show, n Oct. 17, 1971 at the Painters Mill Music Fair in Owings Mills, Md, just 12 days before his tragic horrible, no good…
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My 2019 WSJ Profile of David Crosby

Today is David Crosby's 79th birthday. In honor of that I am reposting my 2019 WSJ profile of him. This was the first of a string of pieces I'm really proud of which have run in the Weekend Confidential column in the Saturday Review section.…
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Robbie Robertson - My Guitar World interview

Robbie Robertson: "While playing with Bob Dylan I remember thinking, 'They’re going to wake me up tomorrow because all of this is impossible'" The guitar legend discusses his time with The Band, Ronnie Hawkins and Bob Dylan - as well as…