Top 11 Songs About Opposites

Top 11 Songs About Opposites

“Why are a ‘wise man’ and a ‘wiseguy’ opposites?” – George Carlin “Right Place, Wrong Time” by Dr. John “Right Place, Wrong Time” was Dr. John‘s biggest hit, cracking the Top 10 in 1973. It was the first single from his In the Right Place LP. Dr. John described how the song was written in […]

iPods, Cheesy Wotsits and the Changing Experience of Music…

iPods, Cheesy Wotsits and the Changing Experience of Music…

Here’s the first column from new RCM contributor Andy Pritchard, a musician/songwriter based out of North London, England… ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Now I love my iPod as much as the next man. Tube journeys are transformed by plugging in and closing my eyes, even if I do have to have it so loud that what’s left of […]

Rock N’ Roll Sketches from Steve Rupert: Pete Seeger, Woody Guthrie

Rock N’ Roll Sketches from Steve Rupert: Pete Seeger, Woody Guthrie

Esteemed Rock Cellar Magazine colleague Steve Rupert is back with some more of his rock-inspired sketches. Previously, we showcased his artistic renderings of Van Morrison, Dave Mason, Bruce Springsteen, Stevie Wonder and more and now there’s some new ones to pass along. Enjoy! Pete Seeger Woody Guthrie For more of Rupert’s great rock sketches, visit […]

Pete Seeger Passes Away at 94

Pete Seeger Passes Away at 94

  Legendary folk musician Pete Seeger has passed away at the age of 94, according to Variety. The New York Times reports that Seeger died of natural causes at New York-Presbyterian Hospital. Truly a larger-than-life cultural icon, throughout the course of his career Seeger was a principal figure in ushering in folk music as a […]

Haskell Wexler: Cinematographer / Activist is Candid As Ever

Haskell Wexler:  Cinematographer / Activist is Candid As Ever

As one of Hollywood’s greatest cinematographers, the Chicago-born Haskell Wexler has worked on close to 150 films and been the director of photography for many of the world’s greatest directors. Wexler won Academy Awards for lensing Mike Nichols’ directorial debut, 1966’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, starring Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton, and for Hal […]

Greenwich Village: The Music that Defined a Scene

Greenwich Village:  The Music that Defined a Scene

Greenwich Village, by ushering in the dawn of free speech, free love, and politically engaged art, changed the world forever. The artists who emerged – from Arlo Guthrie to Buffy Sainte-Marie to Bob Dylan – challenged the status quo by singing about civil liberties, protesting the Vietnam War, and holding governments accountable for their actions. […]