Bettye LaVette always puts a unique spin on classic songs, like those of the Beatles. Her new album is a powerful statement for these times.
Chas Newby, friend of the Beatles, “filled” in on a crucial early gig. Our interview captures that magical night when Beatlemania was born.
Mike Scott has merged influences from Bob Dylan to spoken word in the music of The Waterboys. “Good Luck, Seeker” is the next step.
Jimi Hendrix is typically associated with classic rock. But this author argues he deserves a bigger place within black culture and music.