Roadshow Revival a Ripping Roots-Rockabilly Rave-Up

8th annual festival inspired by former Ventura-area rockabilly raconteur Johnny Cash 2016 Roadshow Saturday Photo Gallery By Stephen K. Peeples The 8th Roadshow Revival rocked seaside Mission Park in Ventura, California Saturday and Sunday, June 25-16, 2016, as several thousand roots-rockabilly-punk-outlaw country music fans of all ages converged for a killer rave-up featuring more than Read More

Al Schmitt Bob Dylan Capitol Sessions Update 06-17-16

Grammy Legend Confirms All ‘Shadows in the Night’ and ‘Fallen Angels’ Tracks are from 2014; Dylan Recorded Another 30 Standards in Early 2016 By Stephen K. Peeples Twenty-three-time Grammy-winning recording engineer/producer Al Schmitt, who worked on Bob Dylan’s Capitol Studios sessions in fall 2014 and early 2016, confirmed that all 22 tracks released on Dylan’s “Shadows Read More

UPDATED: Bob Dylan ‘Fallen Angels’ Follows ‘Shadows in the Night’

Dylan Dropped First ‘Fallen Angels’ Single, ‘Melancholy Mood,’ as Download and on 4-Song Import 7″ Vinyl EP By Stephen K. Peeples UPDATED to include more information about the Capitol sessions Like Act II of a two-act play, Bob Dylan‘s 37th studio album – titled “Fallen Angels” and released May 20 on Columbia/Sony (four days before he Read More

Grammy Legend Al Schmitt Previews Bob Dylan’s ‘Shadows in the Night’

“My wife thinks it’s a sexy record,” says Al Schmitt, who recorded and engineered the Dylan sessions at Capitol Studios in fall 2014 By Stephen K. Peeples Multiple Grammy-winner Al Schmitt, who recorded and engineered “Shadows in the Night,” Bob Dylan‘s homage to songs from the great American songbook as recorded by Frank Sinatra, recently Read More

Louis Prima Jr. and The Witnesses ‘Blow’ Hard on Second Album

Party Band Updates Classic  Jump-Swing Style with New Originals on Second Album, an Out-of-the-Box Jazz Hit On “Blow,” Louis Prima Jr. and The Witnesses‘ second album, the singer-trumpet player and his rowdy horn-driven party band blow hard and mostly fast on 11 tracks including eight new originals, with barely containable brass and sass. Even more Read More

Gene Vincent 40th Anniversary Bash, 10/12/11

“Gene Vincent’s family, friends and fans had a rockin’ good time at the Oct. 12, 2011 gathering at Joe’s Great American Bar & Grill in Burbank, marking the 40th anniversary of the first-generation rock ‘n’ roller’s death at Inter-Valley Hospital in Saugus and burial at Eternal Valley in Newhall. Christian Bouyer, a Newhall resident originally Read More

WQAM 560 AM Miami Surveys — Summer 1965

“Radio station WQAM, 560 AM in Miami, ruled the market in the ’60s. It was a Storz station. Top 40 at its best. Here’s a series of weekly surveys from summer 1965. I was 13 going on 14, and can remember 95% of these. I thought it was an awesome summer then; spent a lot Read More

Morrison Hotel Gallery’s West Coast HQ, Dec. 27, 2011

“While in Carlsbad for Xmas with Nadine’s fam, I visited Morrison Hotel Gallery co-founder Rich Horowitz and his crew at the Gallery’s West Coast office a few minutes away. As it turned out, MHG co-founder Henry Diltz arrived a few minutes later to sign several photo orders ready to be mailed out. All photos: (c) Read More

Tizer with Karen Briggs, Aug. 13, 2011

“Gifted world-jazz-fusion-funk composer and keyboardist Lao Tizer and his excellent band performed a set of his mostly instrumental original material at Santa Clarita’s Concert in the Park in Central Park on Saturday night, Aug. 13, 2011. Backing the bandleader were Jeff Kollman (guitar), Raul Pineda (drums), Steve Nieve (vocals, percussion, saxophone), Chiekh N’Doye (bass) and Read More

Fabulous Thunderbirds, Michael Hoefflin benefit, Sept. 12, 2009

“dug loose & funky T-Birds at Hoefflin benefit gig last night.” From Fabulous Thunderbirds, Michael Hoefflin benefit, Sept. 12, 2009, posted by Stephen K. Peeples on 9/13/2009 (13 items)         Generated by Facebook Photo Fetcher 2