Tom Waits Interview with Stephen K. Peeples about Heartattack and Vine at Zoetrope

Tom Waits Interview with Stephen K. Peeples, 9-4-80

With the appointment made to conduct a Tom Waits interview on the Zoetrope Studios lot in Hollywood on September 4, 1980, I listened to...

‘Starting Over’ by Ken Sharp Recaps Lennon-Ono ‘Double Fantasy’ Sessions

This is a slight update of a feature I wrote about Ken Sharp's 2010 book, "Starting Over: The Making of John Lennon and Yoko...
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A Lennon Birthday Celebration with John, Yoko & Sean

Not just one Lennon birthday, but two on October 9 make it a doubly special day for John Lennon's family, and everyone who cares...
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GIMME SOME TRUTH. 36 ‘Ultimate Mixes’ Rock John Lennon 80th Birthday

Celebrating and released worldwide on October 9, 2020, to coincide with what would have been John Lennon’s 80th birthday, GIMME SOME TRUTH. THE ULTIMATE...
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Jimi Hendrix Rocks Gulfstream: Reliving First Miami Pop Festival, 1968

In 1998, editor Steve Pesant at Experience Hendrix Magazine (published by the Hendrix family's Experience Hendrix, LLC from 1996-2000) invited yours truly to contribute...
Bob Dylan on the Never-Ending Tour, Finsbury Park, London, June 18, 2011. Photo: Francisco Antunes / WMC 2.0.

Cohen’s Spotify Playlist: The Ultimate Bob Dylan Chronology

American songwriter and performer Bob Dylan has been relatively prolific in a creative life that's spanned almost 60 years. Since his eponymous debut album in...
Stephen K. Peeples interviews ZZ Top's Dusty Hill, Frank Beard and Billy Gibbons at the Fairmont Hotel, Dallas, Nov. 29, 1975.

ZZ Top: 1975 Flashback with That Li’l Ol’ Band from Texas

ZZ Top kicked off their 50th-anniversary tour of the States in summer 2019, prompting me to revisit the feature I wrote about the "Li'l...
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Artlaw Boyd Elder ‘No AMF Tour’ Rocks Justine’s in Austin

Austin, Texas resident Shaula Elder, on behalf of older sister Flaunn Elder-Jamieson of Kona, Hawai'i, honored their departed father, Texas artlaw Boyd Elder, aka "El...

Boyd Elder ‘No AMF’ Marfa Bash a Feast of Family, Friends, Art

Nearly 100 family members, friends and admirers of Texas artlaw Boyd Elder gathered at The Capri in Marfa, Texas, on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018,...
Boyd Elder and "American Fetish - RIP" painted and adorned skull, late 1970s.

(No) AMF, Boyd Elder: Texas ‘Artlaw’ Dead at 74

Legendary Texas multi-media fine artist and rock ’n’ roll “artlaw” Boyd Elder, who spent a lifetime expressing his artistic vision with often flagrant disregard for...
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