Concert Review: Heart & Sheryl Crow

Concert Review: Heart & Sheryl Crow

Ann Wilson has always had one of the greatest voices in rock and roll. When we saw her last year opening for Jeff Beck and Paul Rodgers (read my review here), we were pleasantly surprised to hear that she still had it. Unfortunately, she only performed a couple of...
Movie Review: “Echo In The Canyon”

Movie Review: “Echo In The Canyon”

From 1965 to 1967, an extraordinary collection of musicians and songwriters lived near each other in Laurel Canyon in Los Angeles: Brian Wilson, Joni Mitchell, Graham Nash, Stephen Stills, David Crosby, and more. They spent a lot of time visiting and hanging out in...
Concert Review: David Crosby

Concert Review: David Crosby

We got back in town the other night in time to see David Crosby And Friends at The Sheldon, adding another check mark to our Rockers Over 70 Bucket List. The last time we saw Crosby he had just emerged from prison and rehab and was back on the road with Graham Nash...
Movie Review: “Session Men”

Movie Review: “Session Men”

I have written enthusiastically about music documentaries like “The Wrecking Crew,” “Standing In The Shadows Of Motown,” and “20 Feet From Stardom,” which told the stories of the people whose names you didn’t know while they...
Best Thing I Have Heard Today: Linda Ronstadt

Best Thing I Have Heard Today: Linda Ronstadt

In 1980, after years of playing her songs on the radio, I went to see Linda Ronstadt in concert when she toured to support her album “Mad Love.” Afterwards, I was talking with my father about her, as well as Pat Benatar (who I had seen a few months...
Picture Of The Day: Dick Dale

Picture Of The Day: Dick Dale

Dick Dale, the king of surf guitar, has died at 81. You probably know his 1962 song “Misirlou,” which Quentin Tarantino used to great effect in the opening of “Pulp Fiction” in 1994. That made the song a hit all over again, and led to Dale...