Like most legendary rockers from the British Invasion, Eric Burdon and his then-band, the Animals, were profoundly influenced by Chuck Berry. Burdon says that Berry’s influence on him and his band took an unusual form, […]
Over the weekend, Keith Richards was a surprise guest at Eric Clapton‘s Crossroads Guitar Festival in New York City, joining Clapton for a pair of songs. Keith played guitar and sang lead on the blues […]
This week, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum has been honoring Chuck Berry as part of its 17th Annual American Music Masters series. The celebration wraps up Saturday night (October 27) with a concert paying tribute to the man, featuring a diverse cast of artists including Rick Derringer, Vernon Reid of Living Colour, country music legend Merle Haggard, David Johansen of The New York Dolls (formerly known as Buster Poindexter), metal icon Lemmy, indie rocker M. Ward, Ronnie Hawkins (leader of The Hawks, who later became The Band), bluesman Joe Bonamassa and DMC from Run-DMC.
The album isn’t quite the same without hearing Dolenz’s stories behind the song choices. He shares a few in our sit-down session with him.
It’s hard to believe, but here’s how much things cost in 1976, our country’s BICENTENNIAL YEAR….
Chuck Berry has been honored by countless guitarists who came after him, but now he’ll be honored – once again – by the institution of rock’n’roll itself.
Just because a song reached number one on the charts doesn’t mean it’s any good. Many of the chart topping singles throughout the ’60s, ’70s and ’80s are also some of the same tunes we […]
Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, 84-year-old [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Chuck Berry[/lastfm], fell ill while on stage at Chicago’s Congress Theater on Saturday night and reportedly slumped over on his keyboardist’s piano midway through a performance. His team rushed to his side and […]
[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Neil Diamond[/lastfm] will be recognized in 2011 with induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, according to a message on the singer and songwriter’s website.
With the summer like weather we’ve been enjoying for the past week, our thoughts turned to days at the sea shore, top down cruising and riding the waves; in other words, beach, cars, surfing….