From blues to jazz, there are quite a few new releases that are as energetic and interesting as any current music on CD.
David E. Stanley’s new book, “My Brother Elvis” lifts up all the dirty little secrets about Presley’s last days from his personal perspective.
Brits Mark Rye and Steve Waters ran the See For Miles label that concentrated on reissues. Now, they’re making news again with their “Extended Play” series.
Four new CDs, in four different genres, are proving that alt.rock, soul, blues and country are still vital and being made with the kind of attention-to-detail and respect for tradition that empowers the sound. Shawn James, Kat Riggins, Mark Chesnutt and The Pineapple Thief may not be household names but they all bring the goods.
While pulling double-duty on a co-headlining Journey/Santana bill, Neal Schon took the time to talk to Goldmine about his latest adventure.
Goldmine speaks to Carlos Santana and Gregg Rolie about the early days of Santana and the newly reformed “classic” lineup.
Jeff Buckley may be dead but his record collection lives on in a new site brought to you by Legacy Records and the artist’s mother. Plus, three new artists have something to say and three new compilations are brilliant examples of the might and majesty of Alligator (USA), Stony Plain (Canada) and Ace (England) Records.
Those who have not witnessed the power, the glory, the swagger and the soul-cleansing revitalization that is Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes best put it on their Bucket List to see this band. Those who have will no doubt want to do it again.
The stories fly fast and furious. The characters are some of the most famous people in the world including Led Zeppelin, Ozzy, Rod Stewart and so many others. The book, “Stick It,” by drummer Carmine Appice is thrilling, titillating, entertaining and so much fun, you won’t want it to ever end. Carmine talks to Goldmine about it.
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.