Mac Rebennack was run out of his native New Orleans when he was 28 and told to never come back. In Los Angeles, after becoming the go-to guy of recording sessions, he rechristened himself Dr. John, The Night Tripper, and recorded his debut as a solo artist, one of the greatest albums of all-time, 1968’s “Gris-Gris.” Dr. John, now 77, goes over all the fine ingredients that make up this 50-year-old album.
Reviews of albums, DVDs and books from the January 2016 issue of Goldmine.
by John M. Borack The NAMM Show, presented by the National Association of Music Merchants, took center stage at the Anaheim (CA) Convention Center in late January, with musicians, music industry employees, and buyers and sellers of instruments and/or …
New Orleans legend plays no-nonsense show in New Hope, Pa.
Grab your neck brace and call the chiropractor: It’s time to bang your head with Goldmine’s May 2011 Heavy Metal issue, on newsstands now!
Lou Reed, Dr. John and Wayne Kramer make cameos on her latest album
It’s a must-see on Fuse tv tonight. Great night had by all, well deserving musical legends inducted. Job well done.
Elvis Costello and Jane’s Addiction are among the confirmed acts for July festival in Connecticut
The Rock and Rock Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony is to take place on March 14th at 8:30pm EST at The Waldorf-Astoria in New York, NY.
Since when has rock ‘n’ roll ever played it safe? And why is the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominating artists outside rock ‘n’ roll?