Video of the day: Neil Young Trunk Show

“it had a moment in theatres, got terrific reviews” – Jonathan Demme “When I see him galumphing across the stage in the middle of No Hidden Path, so deep in a trance-state, making sounds that I’ve never heard and I find so thrilling … it’s like if Tchaikovsky had been a guitar player. I just think in terms of the …

August 10: Ian Anderson was born in 1947 Happy Birthday

Ian Scott Anderson, MBE (born 10 August 1947) is a singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, best known for his work as the leader and flautist of British rock band Jethro Tull. We honor him today with two fine versions of Aqualung, happy birthday Mr. Anderson! Anderson plays several other musical instruments, including keyboards, bass guitar, bouzouki, balalaika, saxophone, harmonica, and a variety of whistles. His solo work begin with the 1983 …

Video of the day: The Rolling Stones Cocksucker Blues

“Definitely one of the best movies about rock and roll I’ve ever seen.  It makes you think being a rock and roll star is one of the last things you’d ever want to do.” – Jim Jarmuch Cocksucker Blues is named after a notorious Stones recording – just piano and singer Mick Jagger, in X-rated lonely-boy agony – that the band submitted …

Video of the day: Pete Seeger The Power of Song full documentary

We were very saddened by the news of Pete Seeger’s passing just a few days ago. He was a huge influence on many of our singer-/songwriting favorites. We have dug up a very fine documentary from 2007, it’s a mix of interviews, archival footage and home movies illuminating his life and work. It was shown on PBS ass part of their …

Video of the day: Austin Lucas – Alone in Memphis

It is Elvis’s birthday and we love Austin Lucas so it is very fitting that today’s video is the official video for the fantastic song Alone in Memphis. Brought to you via CMT.COM. “Honestly, it just seemed so perfect to be telling a story about Memphis and to include Elvis. He’s so intrinsically wrapped into the fabric of that city’s …

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