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...

Producer Jack Douglas: Flashback to ‘Double Fantasy,’ John Lennon Murder

Celebrating the 40th anniversary of John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s “Double Fantasy” in November and December 2020, this is a slight update of a...

Tom Waits Q&A: ‘Heartattack & Vine,’ 09-04-80

Tom Waits Q&A about 'Heartattack & Vine' Elektra Records Promo Interview September 4, 1980 Stephen K. Peeples The interview that follows took place Thursday afternoon, Sept. 4,...

KiNA: BiOGRAPHY (DreamWorks Records, 1999)

DreamWorks Records Kina Artist Bio by Stephen K. Peeples August 1999 "I'm a ball of emotion. And very sensitive. I come off guarded to most people. But most people just...
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Harry Nilsson: Remembering John Lennon (December 1980)

It's an honor to share this feature about singer and songwriter Harry Nilsson and his friendship with John Lennon written by Grammy-nominated music journalist...
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‘John & Yoko/Plastic Ono Band’ Book Celebrates Albums’ 50th Anniversary

December 11, 2020, marked the 50th anniversary of "John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band" and "Yoko Ono/Plastic Ono Band," John and Yoko's first studio solo albums,...
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John Lennon: 40 for 40 Years, and Still a Voice for Peace

If it seems like a lifetime since musician and peace activist John Lennon was murdered on December 8, 1980, that's because it has been....
Joan Baez and Bob Dylan performed at the civil rights "March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom" on August 28, 1963. Photo": Rowland Scherman - U.S. National Archives and Records.

Book Review: On the Tracks: Bob Dylan ‘Chronicles Vol. 1’

On the Tracks: Reflections on Bob Dylan's "Chronicles Volume 1" By Stephen K. Peeples Santa Clarita Valley Signal Staff Writer Published Jan. 21, 2005 A recent Signal...
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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...

‘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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