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Retro Review: Jimi Hendrix Experience – ‘Are You Experienced’

Jimi Hendrix Experience – ‘Are You Experienced’ on iTunes. by Walter Price   One of the greatest rock albums in recorded history, Jimi Hendrix Experience’s brooding-psychedelic masterpiece, ‘Are You Experienced’, blatantly destroyed what folks thought they knew about rock’ n’ roll in 1967. Subsequently changing the sonic landscape forever. I’ll spare everyone the history of the album…

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Rivers Cuomo

Rivers Cuomo: Rolling Stone quote     “I’m always looking for something to help me penetrate a different inside, deeper, darker… and I’m working on a new album, the Black Album, which is going to require new psychological techniques, new writing techniques, new places to hang out, like Echo Park and Silver Lake. Psychoanalysis is…

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Brian Johnson

  As many AC/DC fans know, the remaining shows for the 2016 AC/DC Rock or Bust World Tour, including 10 postponed U.S. shows, are being rescheduled with a guest singer.  I want personally to explain the reason because I don’t believe the earlier press releases sufficiently set out what I wanted to say to our…

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Willie and Merle

  Merle and I were buddies from way back. I first met him at a poker game at my house in Nashville in the early Sixties, before he went back to Bakersfield and I went back to Texas. We always had a lot in common. We both hopped trains as kids. We both got our…

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Noel Gallagher Quips It RS Edition (again)

Here’s a picture of me, and by the way, buy a fuckin’ T-shirt, will ya? by Walter Price   People are so comfortable these days being offended and/or waiting to be so. Boring really. People also try to skip things they deem too far out from their wheelhouse.  Anyway, Noel Gallagher is fast doing two…

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14 Thoughts Real Country

We wanted lots of fiddle. Lots of steel. And lots of duets, obviously. – Randy Rogers by Walter Price That’s Randy Rogers talking about his album, Hold My Beer, with Wade Bowen.   Railing against something for no other reason than to hear yourself speak is a waste of time. There are subject matters that…

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Bill Withers’ As He Is

“Bill Withers is the closest thing black people have to a Bruce Springsteen.” – Questlove by Walter Price   Slab Fork, WV’s man of soul intrigue Bill Withers famously walked away from the music business in the mid 80’s shunning a short but incredible career that is still paying off to this day. A career that…

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5 Things Learned About Bob Seger

“It’s very strange. The road, to me, is a way to expose my songs and nothing more.” – Bob Seger   By Walter Price    That’s right, the appealing legend of 70’s & 80’s non-confrontational Rock N’ Roll, the man who’s sounds have graced many a soundtrack and the guy who sold millions of pick-up trucks…