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Young's hard rock band Crazy Horse has earned him the title "Godfather of Grunge" for his loud and sometimes distorted guitar breaks and deeply personal lyrics.

I count around 50 different musicians that have played with them over the years and their shows were always fun and well attended; not to mention gigs like the Atlanta Pop Festival in 1970 with Jimi Hendrix and The Allman Brothers Band...which must have been a pretty b...

I'm digging deep into the Groove Yard here, back to 1956, and what was basically a Country to Pop crossover hit, SONNY JAMES singing: YOUNG LOVE. It sounded great on the radio, I remember like yesterday, and topped both the Pop and Country Charts; and in a rare tur...

Although he was turning out hits as a vocalist, his guitar work was always in demand playing on hits for everyone from Bobby Darin and The Monkees to Frank Sinatra and Elvis.

September 15, 2016

Poco had always been a popular touring band, and in the mid 90's started touring again, something they've continued on a limited schedule to this day. As a bet of irony, in 1977, Timothy B. Schmidt left the band for The Eagles.....replacing Randy Meisner, the guy he re...

September 14, 2016

Editor’s note: This is the third in a four-part series about “Americana” music, a hybrid rock sound that gave birth to the country rock format. (Catch up with Part 2 now.) Here’s rock historian Doug Morgan.

The other big country-rock outfit was Poco, formed after the me...

September 13, 2016

Editor’s note: This is the second in a four-part series about “Americana” music, a hybrid rock sound that gave birth to the country rock format. (Catch up with Part 1 now.) Here’s rock historian Doug Morgan.

The Flying Burrito Brothers were formed out of what was basica...

September 12, 2016

Editor’s note: This is the first in a four-part series about the early days of America’s country rock sound. Here’s rock historian Doug Morgan.

There is a musical genre you may be familiar with called "Americana," a form of music made up of equal parts–OK, maybe not so...

June 29, 2016

But one thing was bothering me, the last opening act was on and no Johnny Cash, I pointed this out to Rose and she told one of their people to go out to the truck and wake up J.R.

Glenn said it was inspired by the beautiful, affluent looking chicks that used to hang at the Troubadour back in the day. When bands like the Eagles played they'd be six deep, flirting with the guys and obviously having fun. But at the end of the evening most of th...

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