It turns out Levon Helm, the singer and drummer of The Band, turned him on to blues harmonica players, which proved to be an important influence on Bobby Keys’ sax playing. Watch as Keys discusses Helm’s personal significance.
When “Working For The Weekend” rockers Loverboy first toured with Journey back in 1982, they were riding high on the success of Get Lucky, their biggest album to date. Times were a bit different than they are now for both bands, but that didn’t stop an on-the-road reunion from kicking off last week.
On February 21, Buddy Guy was part of a group of musicians who performed at the White House as part of a salute to blues music. While Mick Jagger passed the mic off to Obama that night, it was Guy who convinced the president to perform with the group for “Sweet Home Chicago.”
In 2000, The Allmans fired Dickey Betts, and Warren Haynes rejoined, replacing his former boss. At that point, he and Derek Trucks had to establish their relationship — as two lead guitarists who specialize in slide playing. Haynes explained the dynamic when he sat down with CBS Local.
In a recent interview to discuss his new memoir, Elton John opened up about wasting much of his life on drugs, specifically his past cocaine and alcohol addictions.
The first songs that singer-songwriter Joel Rafael learned on guitar were Woody Guthrie’s – the standards of the ’60s folk revival scene, like “This Land Is Your Land.” Rafael never really got over them, and has spent his entire career paying tribute to Guthrie.
Brian Wilson tips us off about what’s to come, if he has his way: Another new Beach Boys album that “gets the rock’n’roll going,” more tour dates, no more Grammy hullabaloo, and possibly even a Frank Sinatra tribute album.
Bachman & Turner tell CBS Local in a video interview that they’re not sure if there’s a market for their new music anymore, but that they have been thinking about a new album featuring covers of their favorite songs.
In our video interview, blues legend Buddy Guy discusses his famous gift from Keith Richards – one of the Stones guitarist’s favorite axes.
Crosby, Stills & Nash are having a big year: They’re in the midst of a summer tour, and they’re about to release a live album/DVD, “CSN 2012,” recorded earlier this year. We caught up with the band, who discussed all three projects in an exclusive video interview.