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October 8, 2020
John Byrne Cooke's "On the Road with Janis Joplin"

Janis and John…

I don’t just write books about rock music, I read them, too. A LOT of them. Recently I polished off Spider from Mars: My Life with […]
September 7, 2020
Jimi at Isle of Wight; photo by Charles Everest

The Day After…

50 years ago today Jimi Hendrix returned to London, the day after closing the chaotic Open Air Love + Peace Festival on Germany’s Isle of Fehmarn, […]
July 25, 2020
Peter Green photographed by Barry Plummer

Another great is gone…

I’m sorry to learn of the passing of Peter Green – another blow from 2020. When I was a kid, I traced Eric Clapton back to […]
June 24, 2020
Eddie Kramer mixing a track.

Kramer on the classics…

How do you follow up yesterday’s webinar with Electric Lady Studios designer John Storyk, which featured a cameo by Jimi’s trusted engineer Eddie Kramer? Easy – […]