American blues musician Gus Cannon died broke and alone on the streets of Memphis, but at one time his band, Cannon’s Jug Stompers, were the premiere jug band around.
Delving deep into the catalog of Bowie’s vinyl bootlegs unveils some startling performances and magic moments.
Back in 2002, Guy Clark (who died two days ago) had a lengthy phone conversation with Goldmine’s Bruce Sylvester about songwriting. Here it is.
Guitarist Jay Jay French opens up about the 40th anniversary of Twisted Sister’s core lineup and what it took to reach a certain level of success.
In 1969, a band called The Flock came on the scene like a godsend, then faded into obscurity. Now a lost album turns up with quite a nostalgic tone to it.
RR Auction, an auctioneer headquartered in Boston’s North End, is currently holding a Marvels of Modern Music auction until May 19. The auction house tells Goldmine a little bit about it.
Jerome “Little Anthony” Gourdine does not like tags. “I’m no doo-wop singer,” he claims. “I never was!” Instead, the Imperials leadman believes that most of the songs he is known for are in a “whole ‘nother category.”
Henry Deutschendorf was born in Roswell, New Mexico, but as a teenager he began playing folk clubs, billing himself — in tribute to his favorite city — as “John Denver.”
It’s hard not to like “Big Bill Broonzy Sings Folk Songs” as a new remastered vinyl reissue. Like the man himself, it
deserves much love.
Linda Gail Lewis rocks on her new Lanark Records release and it even includes a tribute to big brother Jerry Lee Lewis. Linda speaks to Goldmine about it.