News and Reviews

News and reviews about music, concerts, events, technology and more by Stephen K. Peeples.

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EGOT Mel Brooks ‘All About Me!’ Autobiography Due in November

The first autobiography by comedy legend and EGOT (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony- winner) Mel Brooks, appropriately and enthusiastically titled "All About Me! –...
pedersen

John Jorgenson on His Bluegrass Band, Herb Pedersen & Chris Hillman

The John Jorgenson Bluegrass Band made its long-awaited return to the concert stage in late July 2021, bringing its high-lonesome harmonies and wide-ranging instrumental...
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Herb Pedersen on J2B2, DRB, Pal Chris Hillman’s ‘Time Between’

Herb Pedersen, one of the pioneers and legends of folk-rock, country-rock, and contemporary bluegrass, is happy to be back on the concert stage as...
little steven

Little Steven (Van Zandt) ‘Freedom – No Compromise’ Q&A, 1987

In anticipation of "Unrequited Infatuations," the first memoir by rock guitarist, songwriter, singer, bandleader, record and radio producer, and activist Stevie Van Vandt (aka...
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Jackson’s Beatles ‘Get Back’ Film Doc to Debut on Disney+ Nov. 25-27

Disney+ will premiere “The Beatles: Get Back,” a Disney+ original documentary series directed by Peter Jackson on November 25, 26, and 27, The Walt...
chris hillman

Chris Hillman ‘Time Between’ Autobiography Q&A, Part 2

Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Chris Hillman covered a wide range of subjects in two February 2021 interviews with this writer for a...
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Chris Hillman ‘Time Between’ Autobiography Q&A, Pt. 1

Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Chris Hillman spoke about his celebrated autobiography, "Time Between: My Life as a Byrd, Burrito Brother and Beyond,”...

Al Stewart: ‘Modern Times’ – Liner Notes, 1992 Reissue

The following is the set of liner notes written by Stephen K. Peeples in 1992 for Rhino Entertainment's CD reissue of Modern Times, the...

Al Stewart: ‘Past, Present And Future’ – Liner Notes, 1992 Reissue

The following is the set of liner notes written by Stephen K. Peeples in 1992 for Rhino Entertainment's CD reissue of Past, Present And...

Firefall: ‘Greatest Hits’ – Liner Notes by Stephen K. Peeples, 1992

The following is the set of liner notes for Firefall: Greatest Hits, a single-CD compilation released by Rhino in 1992. Excerpts of the notes...
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