This holiday season is a perfect time for a little road trip – to see loved ones, friends, or just get out there and explore the world. We’ve put together a visual tour of 10 music-related locations that are sure to make any winter break rock just a little bit harder. Sun Studio – 706 […]
I am standing in a blacktop lot on the grounds of the National Orange Show Events Center in San Bernardino, California. It’s a clear, warm November day; about 95 degrees. There are agricultural halls on the wide-open property, along with some 1950s-era exhibit buildings. In the pavement, scarred seams trace a large structure that once […]
It’s hard to pick just 10 interesting rock ‘n roll graves across North America – but here’s a starter set at least with a few little themes built-in and a few big legends laid out. Pink Floyd and Ramones fans take notice, but please don’t forget the blues, the metal and the country, too. Duane […]
Take a visual tour through Southern California – as seen by the Beach Boys.
Here’s a collection of rock ‘n roll rooms that will leave you dazed and confused.
Rock ‘n roll and hotel rooms will always be intertwined. From the most exclusive and opulent to the seediest and most sinister, these are the spaces where the spirits of music truly cavort. We all know about the famed “Riot House” on the Sunset Strip, the Edgewater Inn in Seattle were bands could fish out […]
Ten Places Closely Related to the History of CSN
Carry on. For years, the monstrously popular quartet of Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young (sometimes varying as a trio and duo in assorted combinations) has remained active in charitable causes while at the same time creating the soundtrack for many lives. Recently I spoke with David Crosby, Stephen Stills and Graham Nash at a benefit […]
The Eagles may have come to define the soft Southern California sound in the 1970s, but that doesn’t mean that they didn’t explore dark themes and complex emotional experiences with their music. Sure, it’s easy to imagine cranking Peaceful Easy Feeling and Take it Easy cruising out in the desert with the top down. But […]
There are many well-known Beatles landmarks scattered across North America. Many of them are well known, from the Hollywood Bowl, to the Ed Sullivan Theater to the Dakota Apartments. But are there other lesser-known sites that still hold some compelling Fab Four history? Yeah, yeah, yeah. Here are a dozen of them. Toronto Rock and […]