With the possible exception of an imagined Beatles collaboration, no regrouping was ever as keenly anticipated as Cream’s 2005 reunion at Royal Albert Hall.
Goldmine Magazine’s Hall of Fame inducts its 19th group of 10 led by the fabulous Impressions, the Moody Blues,Jim Reeves,The Velvet Underground and Grank Funk Railroad
The modern guitar hero was inspired by Reynolds’ ‘Outside Woman Blues,’ which Cream covered for its ‘Disraeli Gears’ album — and which is next to impossible to find on an original Paramount 78 RPM record.
One of the most influential rock guitarists of all time, Leslie West is probably best known for his work with the legendary hard rock band Mountain
In case you were wondering, here’s what Goldmine writer Martin Popoff and his voting army came up with as the greatest non-metal guitar solos of all time (Can you guess which two Martin snuck in there? Here’s a clue: ZZ T_p and F_ank Za_pa).
We’ve looked back at the troubling news of the day and songs and albums that marked 1968. In this, the final installment of our rewind to 1968, we check out the musical schizophrenia that existed in the "popular" music of the day. Plus, we take a look back at the #1 songs and albums of 1968 on each side of the pond of that year.
In Part I of our look back at 1968, we reviewed the troubling historic events that marked that year. With Part II, we begin to dive into the music that provided the soundtrack for life after the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., and we explore The Godfather of Soul’s new role as a voice of calm and reason.
Amid the racial strife and political turmoil, 1968 proved to be a watershed year for rock.
An Explorer guitar signed by rock legends Roger Daltrey, Jack Bruce, Joe Walsh and Slash pulled in nearly $3,500 at Backstage Auctions’ recent All Access Rock Auction event.
Jack Bruce finally broke free from Cream following their Farewell tour in September 1968. The mutli-purpose player had tried to bring in different elements — classical, jazz and more adventurous harmonic excursions — but Ginger Baker and Eric Clapton wanted nothing to do with it.