Foghat drummer Roger Earl took issue with our list limit. “Only 10? What about Howling Wolf and Little Richard? Ben E. King? Can’t you at least mention Freddie King and Jimi Hendrix?” Earl asked. When informed he must only share 10, he sighed and gave us the following.
Ace Frehley has had a lot to celebrate in 2014: He was inducted into the Rock Hall with KISS and has put out a brand new solo album, “Space Invader.”
Armed with bawdy songs and a six-stringed guitar masquerading in a banjo’s body, Papa Charlie Jackson found it easy to catch the attention of his listeners.
Mark Lewisohn has made it his life’s work to follow every lead and record the fullest possible history of the Fab Four with ‘The Beatles: All These Years.’
If it seems like The Beatles were everywhere in 1964, it’s because, well, they pretty much were. The Fab Four were on tour (nine countries); in the studio (35 new tracks), on radio and TV (42 performances) and starring in their first feature film. Here’s a look back at this bustling year in Beatles history.
If you’re unhappy with how your records sound, it might be time to change more than your needle or speakers. Goldmine pitted a stack of trashed records against the Audio Desk Systeme record cleaner to see whether a record cleaner alone can transform the audio experience.
You know Jorma Kaukonen for shaping the San Francisco sound with Jefferson Airplane. But that is just one of many achievements on the guitarist’s resumé .
Is it talent or is it studio technology? In the case of Bessie Smith’s recording of ‘Blue Spirit Blues’ on the Columbia label, the answer is a bit of both.
Just because the ’60s and ’70s are in past doesn’t mean the era’s music and artists should be forgotten, says Dean Sciarra of Classic Music Vault.
Armed with his want list and his wallet, Goldmine’s Dr. Disc is shopping his way through record stores. This edition: Day Old Records in Shreveport, La.