Sir Rod Stewart Received Knighthood by the Duke of Cambridge at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday

Sir Rod Stewart Received Knighthood by the Duke of Cambridge at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday

How’s your week going? Rod Stewart‘s is going pretty well, especially after he found himself in royal company at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday afternoon — as he was knighted by the Duke of Cambridge: Congratulations to Sir Rod Stewart, who was knighted at Buckingham Palace today! https://t.co/7jdwRRHd0E pic.twitter.com/6BKTTdzl9n — Good Morning Britain (@GMB) October 11, […]

Q&A: Andy Partridge Talks About the Monkees

Q&A: Andy Partridge Talks About the Monkees

For self-respecting music fans, Andy Partridge is rightly revered as one of the most important songwriters in popular music based on his stellar work in XTC. But away from his own work, Partridge is a huge fan of rock and roll, from Pink Floyd to the Beatles, The Byrds to The Hollies, Small Faces to […]

Top 11 Songs About Food

Top 11 Songs About Food

“I celebrated Thanksgiving in an old-fashioned way. I invited everyone in my neighborhood to my house, we had an enormous feast, and then I killed them and took their land.” — Jon Stewart What better way to celebrate our approaching national day of gluttony and over-indulgence than by listening to our Top 11 Food Songs? […]

Hollywood Vampires Rise from the Dead (The Interview)

Hollywood Vampires Rise from the Dead (The Interview)

Forget today’s rock and roll hell-raisers, there was some real dastardly rock and roll debauchery happening in Hollywood in the mid ‘70s with a little-known bunch of music hooligans called “The Hollywood Vampires” who used Hollywood’s Rainbow Bar & Grill as their club house. This ad hoc assemblage included president Alice Cooper, Vice President Keith Moon, […]

Soundman: A Chat with Legendary Producer Glyn Johns

Soundman: A Chat with Legendary Producer Glyn Johns

In the glorious world of rock and roll, record producers are an invaluable commodity. They serve as the key conduit helping to nurture, shape, inspire, guide and ultimately capture the essence of an artist or group. For that same artist/group, coming to the sessions prepared with a bulletproof batch of divinely inspired and chart worthy […]

Ian McLagan: 1945-2014 – In Remembrance

Ian McLagan: 1945-2014 – In Remembrance

I first saw Ian McLagan, fittingly seated behind a keyboard, with the Rolling Stones in 1981. There was obviously a lot going on around him – Mick preening, Keith chopping at his guitar, Ronnie Wood playing to the crowd – but I couldn’t take my eyes off him. I’d discovered the Small Faces about a […]

Ian McLagan of the Small Faces/Faces: 1945-2014

Ian McLagan of the Small Faces/Faces: 1945-2014

More sad news to pass along: Ian McLagan, keyboardist for the Small Faces and, later, Faces, has passed away at the age of 69. Some details via Paste: According to Paste writer Tim Basham, who was present in McLagan’s hospital room with approximately 15 to 20 other visitors, the musician—who also has collaborated with The Rolling Stones […]