Five years ago, when he was still working the lounges, second-billed to such acts as Mongo Santamaria, Flip Wilson had an album out that had this skit about Christopher Columbus. Columbus is telling Queen Isabella […]
THREE DOG NIGHT: “Around The World With Three Dog Night” (Probe). I’m sure I’m not the only person in this country who can’t see why Three Dog Night are so popular on the other side […]
Ray Charles sits down with Ben Fong-Torres in ’73 to talk about how he got into music and his struggles with the needle. – Rolling Stone Jan ’73
There are songs you’ve done–“Yesterday,” “Take Me Home Country Roads” or “Look What They’ve Done to My Song Ma”–that people might be surprised to hear you sing. Where did you find these songs? “Look What […]
Penny Valentine reviews Joy Division’s final album amidst the specter of loss – CREEM, November ’80
Michael Benton talks to soul superstar Al Green at the height of his success – Melody Maker May ’73
"Necessity truly is the mother of invention: A Detroit man who was hauled into court on charges of scalping Rolling Stones tickets for their Motor City date beat the rap with a box of pencils. Aware of the legal consequences of his scam, the man sold pencils outside the building for $200 each, then threw in a Stones ticket as a bonus for the buyer..."