Category Archives: Bands

Fleetwood Mac’s “Rumours” 10 Things You Didn’t Know


Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Rumours’: 10 Things You Didn’t Know Why “Silver Springs” was left off the LP, how the band’s Rolling Stone cover shoot fueled Steve Nicks and Mick Fleetwood’s affair, and more Read little-known facts about the drama-filled making of Fleetwood Mac’s 1977 masterpiece, ‘Rumours.’ By Jordan Runtagh 4 days ago More News Mick Fleetwood on Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Overlooked’ Smash […]

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Jack Tempchin Looks Back on His Partnership With Glenn Frey


Jack Tempchin, Who Wrote “Peaceful Easy Feeling,” Looks Back On His Partnership with Glenn Frey The Eagles’ recording of “Peaceful Easy Feeling” forever forged Tempchin’s path as a songwriter. Written By Paul Zollo // March 4, 2016 Jack Tempchin (left) with Glenn Frey in a Los Angeles studio. 1982. Jack Tempchin met Glenn Frey before he was famous. When Frey put […]

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Why Linda Still Matters To Tucson


Why Linda Ronstadt Still Matters to Tucson A Tucson music historian reflects on the lasting influence of our city’s most famous musical export By Daniel Buckley Linda Ronstadt at age 16. Linda Ronstadt’s singing days are over but her hometown’s love affair with the storied singer is anything but. And that love affair goes both ways. She still owns a […]

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Little Feat Rocked It Laurel Canyon Style


Little Feat is an American rock band formed by singer-songwriter, lead vocalist and guitarist Lowell George and keyboardist Bill Payne in 1969 in Los Angeles. George disbanded the group due to creative differences in 1979, shortly before his death. Surviving members reformed Little Feat in 1987, remaining intermittently active to the present. Although the band has undergone several changes in […]

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Carole King Reflects on “Tapestry” Album (From Billboard Magazine)


Carole King on ‘Tapestry’ Album | Billboard  Carole King Reflects on Her Classic, Chart-Topping ‘Tapestry’ Album Articles Greatest of All Time Magazine Feature By Douglas Wolk | November 12, 2015 9:00 AM EST Carol King photographed in 1971. Globe Photos/ZUMAPRESS How an “absolutely sincere” easy-listening LP recorded amid Laurel Canyon’s early-’70s hippie bliss remains one of the biggest-charting (and universally beloved) […]

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From Relix: Brian Wilson’s Enduring Sunshine


ARTICLE Brian Wilson’s Enduring Sunshine by Larson Sutton on July 14, 2015 In the lobby of Hollywood’s iconic Capitol Records building, among the framed black-and-white pictures of the myriad renowned musicians on the label’s roster—both past and present—is a color photo of five barefoot boys on a misty Malibu, Calif., beach. There is Mike, the eldest of the quintet at […]

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