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The remarkable story of Allman Brothers Band's epic final show

Five years ago today, the Allman Brothers Band played their final show at the Beacon Theatre. You can order a CD of the final show right here. FIVE F'IN YEARS?? (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); I covered the…
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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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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…
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Happy Birthday Albert King! My interview with the blues giant

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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,…
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The 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…
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Behind the Scenes of Texas Flood, the great debut album that almost never was!

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…

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…