Los Angeles, California
24 February 1990
Roy Orbison Tribute.
- Mr. Tambourine Man
Continue reading February 24: Bob Dylan at Roy Orbison tribute 1990 (videos)
|A great list published back in April 2009 over @ pastemagazine.com.
Here is top 9 & the final part of this series of blogposts.
-> Part 1 is here
Continue reading The 9 Best Bob Dylan Covers – according to Paste Magazine (Video & Audio)
“I think pure country music includes rock and roll. I’ve never been able to get into the further label of country-rock. How can you define something like that?”
“I just say this – it’s music. Either it’s good or it’s bad; either you like it or you don’t.”
In a way, it’s a matter of lost love. Gram was everything you wanted in a singer and a songwriter. He was fun to be around, great to play with as a musician. And that mother-fucker could make chicks cry. I have never seen another man who could make hardened old waitresses at the Palomino Club in L.A. shed tears the way he did.
It was all in the man. I miss him so.
~Keith Richards (Rolling Stone Magazine, 2005)
Continue reading September 19: Gram Parsons passed away in 1973
David Van Cortlandt Crosby (born August 14, 1941)
American guitarist, singer, and songwriter. In addition to his solo career, he was a founding member of three bands: The Byrds; Crosby, Stills & Nash (CSN, who are sometimes joined by Neil Young as Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young [CSNY]); and CPR.
David Crosby released his fourth studio album Croz earlier this year, January 28 It is his first studio album in 20 years and it is very good!
But let’s get down to it, here are my ten choices:
1. Almost Cut My Hair (great acoustic version with fun intro):
and Live with Stills and Nash at Madison Square Garden, NYC – 2009:
Continue reading August 14: David Crosby is 74 Happy Birthday – top 11 songs
Roger McGuinn is 72 – Happy Birthday! (read more)
|Arthur Kane (February 3, 1949 – July 13, 2004) was a musician best known as the bass guitarist for the pioneering glam rock band the New York Dolls. He stated in the 2005 documentary film New York Doll that his nickname, Arthur “Killer” Kane, was inspired by the first article written about the Dolls in which the journalist described Kane’s “killer bass” playing. He also suggested that it was inspired by the adversary of (the 1930′s science fiction hero) Buck Rogers, a villainous character named Killer Kane. In addition to his bass playing, Kane was known for his subculture fashion sense and for uttering original aphorisms in a his uniquely-toned voice.|
|Live Aid was a dual-venue concert held on 13 July 1985.
The event was organised by Bob Geldof and Midge Ure to raise funds for relief of the ongoing Ethiopian famine. Billed as the “global jukebox”, the event was held simultaneously at Wembley Stadium inLondon, England, United Kingdom (attended by 72,000 people) and John F. Kennedy Stadium in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States (attended by about 100,000 people). On the same day, concerts inspired by the initiative happened in other countries, such as Australia and Germany. It was one of the largest-scale satellite link-ups and television broadcasts of all time: an estimated global audience of 1.9 billion, across 150 nations, watched the live broadcast
|Bruce Springsteen played a great concert at The Bottom Line, New York, NY, USA, July 13, 1974.
Spotify Playlist – July 13: