Free Download from Gov't Mule's Dub Side of the Mule

Gov't Mule is offering a free download of "Reggae Soulshine" from the forthcoming album Dub Side of the Mule , featuring Toots Hibbert of Toots and the Maytals. Dub Side of the Mule was just released on Evil Teen Records. Click below to…

Derek Trucks' 10 Commandments of Jam

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Grateful Dead 1969: The Making of Aoxomoxoa and Live Dead

In honor of seeing Bill Kreutzmann's Billy and the Kid slast night in Philly and tonight in Port Chester... and of having just finished his memoir, Deal: My Three Decades of Drumming, Dreams, and Drugs with the Grateful Dead... and of reading…

Stevie and Buddy jam, 1989

Yep. More rare video of the late, great Stevie Ray Vaughan has suddenly appeared on YouTube: Buddy Guy jamming with Stevie on July 30, 1989, at Buddy Guy's Legends in Chicago. This was Guy's 53rd birthday party. Have fun kids. [youtube_sc…

Jimmy Herring takes one of Jerry Garcia's guitars for a spin.

Check this out: Jimmy Herring played Jerry Garcia's Travis Bean TB500 guitar that was sold for almost $250K in a 2013 auction. Garcia played the guitar extensively in the mid 70's. the following video and picture were posted on the instagram…

Weir and Garcia on Letterman

Jerry Garcia and Bob Weir on Letterman, 4-13-82. Cool stuff. Includes performances of "Deep Ellum Blues" and "Monkey and the Engineer." Jerry and Bob both display pretty crackin' senses of humor. "I'd like to apologize for having no memory." //…

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…