Hey you, smoking Mother Nature: This is a bust.
The RCA & Arista Years: A Conversation With Laurie Anderson On Lou Reed, Plus Roger Daltrey Presents Hernan Barangan's Teen Cancer Doc Road Rebellion
A Conversation with Laurie Anderson Mike Ragogna: Laurie, from your perspective, how did you affect each other’s creativity
When I walked into Sloan Kettering and got to the lounge, the yellow art piece "Whisper" by Stephen Burlingham reminded me
The massive undertaking of re-creating Tommy included mapping out a strategy at Meyers' Kansas City, Mo., offices in August 2014, then learning the material by listening to the Who's album and watching the wonderfully wacky 1975 film and arranging the music (which longtime Who fanatic Jim Rea lovingly took on).
WHO are you in 2015? They are an incredible group of gifted musicians, storytellers and cultural observers who have generated a lot of great music for the past five decades. They have chronicled alienation from authority, lost love and even rage at Autism -- and they have been fun to watch.
That title comes from an early Pete Townshend interview. It was his answer to the question, How do you prepare yourself to go on stage with The Who?
The Who's music/act was almost a weapon. They took the stage with something akin to an invasion/occupation. It was theirs now until they didn't want it anymore.
If you've listened to Rock Radio in the USA for any length of time in the last 35 years, you have heard Paul Rodgers' voice over 200 times... easy! Paul is probably the most famous and well known rock vocalist that a whole lotta people don't know by name.
If you have only been skimming me for the last few months, you'll enjoy this immensely, Ifn I says so my own selves.
Not sure if I believed my ears, I wheeled around... Oh, my God, was this really happening?! Right out of a dream, Pete Townshend, guitarist of The Who, dressed in a pale sky-blue suit, was, indeed, standing in the Fillmore East's lobby... talking... to... my... parents!
"Pete is dictating this note, Binky. He wants you to know that he's going to listen to your record and that it better be
Interview: Kenney Jones, Drummer of Small Faces, Faces With Rod Stewart and The Who, Looks Back (and Forward)
These two men are undiluted heroes to me, members of one of rock's greatest bands of all time, Small Faces.
Downton is the most watched show in PBS' history, but it's by no means Britain's only success story on U.S. television. Few cultural partnerships can match ours for closeness or longevity.
Reissue Roundup 3: The Beatles, Eric Clapton, The Who, Frank Sinatra, CCR and Humble Pie, Plus Keith Chagall's Kennedy Tribute
Do The Beatles now collectively have more "previously unreleased" tracks than all of their official albums collectively?
Who Cares: Chatting With Roger Daltrey, It's Casual's Eddie Solis and INVSN's Dennis Lyxzen, Control Visits Chic-A-Go-Go, Plus a Stangeheart Exclusive
"We just went into the studio with the ambition to put out as good a music as we could do and we didn't really worry about whether it was going to be successful. We put it out there and it catches the public's imagination."
It's hardly unusual when this or that '60s or '70s pop/rock star now in his/her 60s or 70s becomes a grandparent. Bob Dylan
Utterly obsessed fan that I was, I'd decided to sleep out for a full two nights under the marquee of the Fillmore East on 2nd Avenue and East 6th St. to buy tickets for The Who's Final Performance of "Tommy."