Bob Dylan Information

Levon Helm 1940 – 2012

Levon Helm passed away on April 19th, as he lost his long battle with cancer.  He has long been an inspiration to me as a drummer, singer and founding member of The Hawks, and later The Band. Levon Helm had an amazing career going back to the origins of rock and roll.  Just read his bio […]

Bob Dylan

Happy Birthday to Bob Dylan, (Robert Allen Zimmerman) born May 24th, 1941. What can I say that hasn’t already been said about Bob Dylan? Let’s just say he’s “Forever Young.” “It’s All Good,” as he says on his latest album Together Through Life. Dylan is still on his Never Ending Tour. Like so many others, […]

Roy Orbison

I like the way his website celebrates his life and his music. Roy Orbison would have celebrated his 74th birthday on April 23rd. Roy Orbison Radio presents a series of in-depth perspectives of the life and the music of “The Big O.” “Only The Lonely” was a favorite song of my Mother’s, so I remember […]

Jim Marshall 1936-2010

Jim Marshall captured the eye of the essence of popular music for the past fifty years. The Beatles, Bob Dylan, Grateful Dead, Janis Joplin, Jefferson Airplane, Jimi Hendrix, Johnny Cash, John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Ray Charles, the Rolling Stones, Santana and the Who were all pictured through Marshall’s cameras. Jim Marshall passed away last week, […]

The Open Road John Hiatt

The Open Road is the new album by John Hiatt, just released March 2nd on New West Records. His website says the new songs are inspired by life on the road; Hiatt should know, The Open Road is his 19th studio album. It’s roots rock ‘n roll, the kind of stuff I fell in love […]