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The Circle is Unbroken - Friends of the Brothers Return to Brooklyn Bowl 10/25

We will never allow the circle to be broken. Very excited to be returning to the great Brooklyn Bowl with Friends of the Brothers on October 25.  Tickets are just $12 and presales are a big help. Click here. FOB features Peter Levin…
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Bob Weir - Guitar World cover story

I interviewed Bob Weir the cover story for the December 2016 Guitar World. Read the whole story below. amzn_assoc_placement = "adunit0"; amzn_assoc_search_bar = "true"; amzn_assoc_tracking_id = "alanpaulinchi-20"; amzn_assoc_search_bar_position…
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Buddy Guy Interview

I did this interview and wrote the extended intro for Guitar World in 2001. Buddy Guy has a special place in my heart for the reasons described below. Buddy Guy was the first musician I ever interviewed, 15 years ago, for The Michigan…
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Metallica Meets Gov't Mule

Dose, my favorite Gov't Mule album, was released 18 years ago this week. In honor, I present this classic Guitar World Dose interview with Warren Haynes, Allen Woody and Metallica's James Hetfield. I hatched the idea for this piece…

Where Ya Been Frank Marino

Amazon.com Widgets In 2005, I caught up with Mahogany Rush's Frank Marino for Guitar World. Just stumbled back across this story and enjoyed reading it I hope you do, too. After touring as the leader of Mahogany Rush for over 20 years,…

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…

The Making of Texas Flood

In honor of Stevie Ray Vaughan's 60th birthday,   I present the following story of the making of Texas Flood. This was written for and originally published in Mojo circa 2001. A new version of the album was released last year: Texas…

A (pretty damn good) interview with Paul Westerbeg

In honor the Replacements' recent reunion shows, I present to you this interview with Paul Westerberg. I would have loved to go see them in Queens Friday night, but I had my own gig going on. The Replacements were a very important band…

Happy Birthday B.B. King: An appreciation and personal history

B.B. King turns 89 today. Happy birthday Mr. King. Three years ago, I took my son Jacob, then 13, to see B at the Wellmont Theater in Montclair. I wanted Jacob to see him, and he had a truly memorable experience. When Jacob went up front…
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An Interview With Albert King

Let's take another look at this old story, one of the highlights of my years at Guitar World. I wrote the intro a few years ago when the piece ran in Hittin' the Note. See many more great rock, blues and country photographs at www.kirkwestphotography.com. * Just…
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One Way Out excerpt and review in Guitar World

The first taste of One Way Out: The Inside History of the Allman Brothers Band can be had in the new Guitar World. To tie in with the Clapton cover theme, they excerpted the chapter on the making of Layla and how it almost destroyed the…