Three musicians who played on the Paul Butterfield Blues Band’s debut album in 1965 appeared on the May 23 edition of Greasy Tracks as part of a tribute to the group’s recent induction to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Steeped in blues, country, gospel and rock and roll, southern soul music has long been linked with a handful of studios in Memphis, Tenn., and Muscle Shoals, Ala, but toss in the crack writing teams and players in Nashville along “Music Row” and you’ve got the “country-soul triangle.”
Singer Jon Prent was a guest on the April 5 edition of Ronnie’s Spirit where he discussed the challenges of making a mark in the fast-paced, ever-challenging music industry.
An interview with guitarist Jorma Kaukonen was featured on a special edition of Greasy Tracks spotlighting his career and marking the 50th anniversary of the Jefferson Airplane taking off.
Mention Jerry Garcia and most people immediately think of the Grateful Dead as the late guitarist was considered the focal point of the legendary pioneering psychedelic rock band, renowned as much for their music as they were the circus-like atmosphere of their annual tours.
Southern soul music is headed north as JJ Grey & Mofro and Marc Broussard team up for shows in Boston and New York City this week.
Long recognized as one of the iconic instruments to make a profound impact in rock, soul, jazz, country and electric blues music, the unique look and sound of the Fender Telecaster remains as timeless as the classic tracks it was used to record.
Technically speaking, the original Band ceased to be following their swan song performance on Thanksgiving 1976 at the Winterland Ballroom in San Francisco, an event that was filmed and later released as The Last Waltz.
Jim Marshall has long been regarded as the greatest rock music photographer, but the renowned shooter also had another passion: chronicling everyday scenes that surrounded his primary subjects.
Aretha Franklin and James Brown may be known as the queen of soul and the godfather of soul, respectively, but when it comes to funk, attention always gravitates to one person: George Clinton.
A four-hour tribute to Duane Allman was presented on the Nov. 22 edition of Greasy Tracks, just two days after the 68th anniversary of the birth of the legendary guitarist.