If you’re seeking sweet talk, don’t ask Andrew Loog Oldham. But if it’s brutal honesty you’re after — especially about the music business — keep reading.
Put on your thinking turban and channel your inner Carnac. It’s time to predict which 2014 performer nominees will join the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame.
In addition to Yes, Nirivana, KISS, The Zombies and Linda Ronstadt, the Rock Hall’s ballot for the Class of 2014 includes Cat Stevens, Hall and Oates, Link Wray, Peter Gabriel, The Replacements, Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Chic, LL Cool J, The Meters, N.W.A. and Deep Purple.
You’ve never heard a guitar sound as distinctive as Lucy, the Flying V, in the hands of her longtime partner, bluesman Albert King.
Rock and roll was originally perceived as a slap in a face, a kick in the pants and an affront to the establishment. And Randy Newman is rock personified.
By Gillian G. Gaar Although you may not know Lou Adler by name, you’ve likely heard of at least a few of his many endeavors that have made an indelible mark on our popular culture. He served as manager to …
By Mike Greenblatt In its 14th year of eligibility, Canadian power trio Rush has finally made it into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame, maybe due, in no small part, to the incessant lobbying of the band’s dedicated fans …
LaDonna Gaines was only 10 when she filled in for her church’s lead vocalist. She took it as a sign from God that singing was what she meant to do in her life.
Heart’s Ann and Nancy Wilson have stuck together and stuck to their guns to conquer the rock and roll world on their terms. So how have they managed to survive and thrive, and what have they learned? The answers might surprise you.
Congratulations to performance inductees Heart, Albert King, Randy Newman, Public Enemy, Donna Summer and Rush, and Ahmet Ertegun honorees Quincy Jones and Lou Adler.