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.
Crosby, Stills & Nash (and sometimes Young) have long been seen voices of their generation, torchbearers of ’60s activism. On the set of their “CBS This Morning” appearance last month, CBS Local asked them who they see as great political songwriters of today’s generation. Their answers may surprise you.
It turns out that Neil Young had a hard time remembering some details of his pre-Springfield Buffalo days in Canada, so he reached out to his friend Randy Bachman to fill in the gaps in his mind.
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.
On “CBS This Morning” today (July 11), Nicks confirmed that the ’70s rockers will return to the road in 2013 for a tour with “everybody on board.”
What can possibly be cuter than this?
Madeline the dachshund and a crab chase each other on the beach. Check out the video!
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.