Grateful Dead-Jefferson Starship at Lindley Meadows, 9/28/75

A very slightly edited version of a feature concert review of The Grateful Dead and Jefferson Starship that was first published in Cash Box...

Herb Pedersen Q&A on Earl Scruggs, 03-31-12

Folk-country-rock-bluegrass-Americana legend Herb Pedersen (Vern & Ray, The Dillards, Desert Rose Band, Loafer's Glory) spoke with me for a few minutes on Saturday, March...
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Roger McGuinn Interview w/ Stephen K. Peeples, 4-2-99

By Stephen K. Peeples Author's note, Oct. 11, 2014: The following is an expanded version of my Roger McGuinn interview, a shorter version of...
Texas icons Doug Sahm, Big Red & Lone Star

Groovin’ Doug Sahm Film Premieres in L.A. July 30

UPDATE: Now-closed Kickstarter campaign to pay for music licensing surpassed $75,000 goal by $15K By Stephen K. Peeples “Sir Doug & The Genuine Texas Cosmic Groove,”...
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Is Kinky Friedman ‘The Loneliest Man I Ever Met’?

UPDATED WITH VIDEOS Notorious Texas Troubadour Wraps Coast-to-Coast 'Bi-Polar' Tour at McCabe's Dec. 5-6 By Stephen K. Peeples The night after Kinky Friedman finished recording “The Loneliest...
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The Narwhals, formerly The Feaver, Rock ‘House Blend’ on SCVTV

Young Santa Clarita rock band reboots with new name, more original sound, premieres new songs on TV By Stephen K. Peeples Popular young Santa Clarita rock...
Suze Rotolo: 'A Freewheelin' Time' from 2008

Book Review: Suze Rotolo’s ‘A Freewheelin’ Time’

Visit the Peeples Place at KHTS front page. For years Suze Rotolo was the mystery girl Bob Dylan was pictured walking with down a slushy Greenwich Village street on...
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Rod Bennett Tribute – Hagen Jazz Leader Jim Hagen

Bennett and Hagen Were Musical Collaborators for More Than a Decade By Stephen K. Peeples Santa Clarita jazz vibes and percussion ace Rod Bennett, who died...

‘Layla’ Engineers Ron and Howard Albert Q&A

The epochal 1970 "Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs" album by Derek & The Dominos — Eric Clapton (guitar, vocals), Bobby Whitlock (keyboards, vocals),...

Stewart ‘Dirk’ Fischer: An Appreciation

Fischer left a brilliant legacy of 60-plus years of arrangements and compositions. The Santa Clarita Valley lost a legendary composer/arranger and music educator, his family...
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