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,…

Rich Robinson, Marc Ford and Magpie Salute to play London, Chicago, San Fran

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});   The following is a press release from the band. Not my words or sentiments. Happy this is all happening, and wish I could have written about it already!- AP Coming…
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Garth Hudson with Warren Haynes and Last Waltz 40 - I Shall Be Released and more...

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Circumstances have conspired to keep me away from this run of Warren Haynes' Last Waltz 40 tour, which is a real shame. I've been loving what I hear. Last night in Albany, they were…
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Derek and Doyle Take Shanghai with Eric Clapton

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); In honor of the release of Eric Clapton's new double-CD Live In San Diego (with Special Guest JJ Cale), I present the following article, which I wrote for Guitar World. Hanging…

Rich Robinson

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); In honor of the debut last weekend in four shows of The Magpie Salute, featuring Rich Robinson with several Black Crowes alum, including guitarist Marc Ford, I present...  The…
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Phathers and Sons: Trey Anastasio Meets Phil Lesh

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); I compiled my best Grateful Dead-releated journalism in an Amazon Ebook, Reckoning: Conversations With the Grateful Dead. This interview with Trey Anastasio and Phil Lesh…

Stevie Ray Vaughan with David Bowie rehearsals

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); David Bowie died one year ago today. I've been spending a lot of time digging into Stevie Ray Vaughan's work with Bowie on Let's Dance, which was brought the guitarist to the…
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Just an incredible 1970 Leon Russell and friends performance

This Leon Russell and friends performance from 1970 is a contender for greatest thing ever. Fantastic music. Impeccable historical document. Includes Jim Horn, Furry Lewis, Don Preston, Carl Radle... and a bunch of their children... amzn_assoc_placement…
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Doyle Bramhall II on his new album

Doyle Bramhall II on his recent album, Rich Man. Originally published in Guitar World. “This feels monumental to me,” says Doyle Bramhall II, about Rich Man, his first album since 2002’s Smokestack. “I spent a year and half recording…
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Warren Haynes, Don Was to take the Last Waltz 40 on the road

I was in New Orleans during Jazz Fest when Warren Haynes and bassist Don Was hosted an all-star tribute in honor of The Last Waltz’s 40th anniversary. It was a great night at the Saenger Theater.  Now,…

Robby Krieger on "When The Music's Over"

I heard The Doors' "When the Music's Over" on SiriusXM's Deep Tracks today and was struck both by how appropriate it felt and how good it was. Then I remembered how much I enjoyed talking to Robby Krieger about his killer guitar solo, which…