Before he died on Sep. 29, guitarist Otis Rush forged a place of his own among America’s blues masters. Here’s our tribute.
Many songs by the Beatles, Elton John, and the Moody Blues would’ve been much different without the deft hand of a skilled arranger. Even the Ramones utilized some strings. But exactly when did “strings” become a “thing” in rock?
From Hendrix to Neil Young to Woody Guthrie, we’ve got a great mixtape to rock your barbecue.
Occasionally, the Stones brought in outside musicians to help. Who can forget Eric Clapton on “Little Red Rooster” or Sonny Rollins on “Waiting for a Friend”?
The roots-rocker returns with an album that (true to form) dips into everything from church music to New Orleans horns to social justice themes – all with his trademark twist. Plus, his son Joachim is the producer.