November 5, 2018

Ruminating on Rubber Soul

This morning I listened to the 1965 album Rubber Soul by The Beatles (you may have heard of them). Curious album title, that… From the vantage point of […]
November 5, 2018

Finding Lonnie Youngblood to Talk Jimi Hendrix in a Pre-Google World

I was recently added to a Jimi Hendrix online group, and looking at the list of members I was startled to see how many were associates […]
November 5, 2018
Murray Lerner, documentarian of rock history.

Murray Lerner: The Right Place at the Right Time

The work of Murray Lerner, who passed away yesterday at the age of 90, is familiar to almost all fans of Jimi Hendrix, even if his […]
November 4, 2018
Wayne Kramer, still casting sparks 50 years after he founded the MC5 in Detroit, toured in 2018 with a band made up of members of Soundgarden, Fugazi, Faith No More, and Zen Guerrilla.

Fame versus Influence

As much as I love Jimi Hendrix, it occurs to me that, after spending five years largely dedicated to crafting words describing him alone, it might […]