From the Author

December 29, 2020
Robin Trower photographed in London by Laurence Harvey

Entering a “United State of Mind”

With the year 2020 creaking blessedly to a close, I wrote earlier this month that my Album-of-the-Year list is populated with the flat-out, raucous rock of […]
December 24, 2020
Leslie West with Flying V

Meeting a Mountain Man…

The creation of blog entries here at Modern Listener Publishing proceeds at a comfortably glacial pace – so the appearance of two entries in two days […]
December 23, 2020
Wayne Perkins

Almost a Stone – and so much more…

“I’d never played on anything like that. But I’d been thrown in the mix with a lot of heavy-duty bluegrass players, so you couldn’t really scare […]
December 18, 2020
The great hard rock band Cactus

Skynyrd, Cactus, and The Missing Link

What do Lynyrd Skynyrd and Cactus have in common? Turns out to be more than I ever knew, until doing some rock and roll, in-the-weeds research. […]