When Melanie Safka traveled with her mom to the Woodstock festival to perform, she was a relative unknown. By the time she left the stage, that had changed.
Bad timing. Bad luck. Bad management. Van McLain of Shooting Star never had it easy, but he never gave up on his dream, either.
The members of Dust were unknowns, barely out of high school when they released two LPs in the early 1970s. But they went on to find great success.
They were barely participants in their first music video. Their record label was shut down by federal agents. Their drummer once punctured his eyeball during rehearsals.
Minstrel, maestro, medicine man — globe-trotting artist Shawn Phillips has done it all, on his own terms and with some of the most famous names in music.
The Summer of Love has long since passed, but many of the musicians who crafted its enduring soundtrack — like The Byrds’ Roger McGuinn — are still alive and well on today’s music scene.
From head Foo Dave Grohl to The Melvins’ Dale Crover — find out what former members and associates of Nirvana are up to.
The Reader’s Digest version of Flash’s story
goes something like this: British
progressive rock band. Made three cool albums. Sexy covers.
Imploded in 1973. End of story.
Barbara K is still singing her songs with passion and grace, originals and the occasional Timbuk3 song.