In a career of massive highs and heartbreaking lows, Peter Frampton has shown hard-earned grace. Forced by illness into a farewell tour, he is not going out quietly — in the best way.
A Christmas gift of a cheap guitar plus the influence of David Bowie combined to set Joan Jett on her path. A very cool documentary fills in the blanks of her unlikely journey.
It was hard to stand in the spotlight with David Bowie, but guitarist Mick Ronson did so more than admirably. Along the way, he worked with stars including Elton, Lou Reed, even John Mellencamp — and deeply influenced rising artists like Morrissey and Def Leppard. A tribute to his all-too-short career.