Looking Back…on Eric Clapton’s “Backless”
Eric Clapton’s “Backless” album tends to get overlooked. But our writer recalls just why it remains the one he listens to most often.
Creed: Last Rock Band Standing?
“…[Creed] is on the shortlist that.. closed the book on a time where rock bands regularly charted singles on the Billboard Hot 100.”
Revisiting the 1980 Texxas Jam
There are some live shows you just never forget. For our writer, the epic all-day event of the 1980 Texxas Jam left a massive impression.
The 8-Track Guy Keeps On Truckin’
Eight-tracks are a relic. But one collector shares his stories with those artists who were all too happy to relive their music on that format.
ZZ Top: Their Netflix Doc Is Not Another Texas Tall Tale
For fifty years (and counting) ZZ Top has been delivering their brand of Texas blues-funk. A new Netflix documentary captures their wild ride.