Isaac Hayes Invokes the Spirit of Memphis
If all you know is “Theme from ‘Shaft’,” get schooled on this incredible catalog.
The Beginning of the Stones, the End of the Yardbirds
Two new box sets reveal previously unheard moments (‘cause the early screaming got in the way).
Musicians Who Write, Writers Who Rock
CultureSonar writers John Montagna, Will Wills, and Matthew Greenwald all have a passion for playing music as well as writing about it.
Christmas Is Always Better With “Linus and Lucy”
“Merry Christmas, Charlie Brown!” The sweet story behind Vince Guaraldi’s recording of our favorite holiday soundtrack.
John Lee Hooker’s “King of the Boogie”: 100 Years in the Making
Rare tracks coupled with guest appearances from Eric Clapton and Carlos Santana make this 5-CD box-set a worthy tribute to the legendary bluesman.