News and Reviews

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

Derek & The Dominos ‘Layla’ Engineers Ron and Howard Albert: 1970 Flashback

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the August-September 1970 Derek & The Dominos' sessions for "Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs" at North Miami's Criteria...

Russ Les Paul Jr. Spotlight Q&A at Julien’s

The Les Paul Estate, the Les Paul Foundation and Russ Les Paul Jr. tied in with Julien’s Auctions in downtown Beverly Hills on Friday...
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Beatles’ ‘Abbey Road’ 50th Anniversary Editions Out Sept. 27

London – As widely anticipated by Beatles fans worldwide, special 50th-anniversary editions of the band's "Abbey Road" album, newly mixed by Giles Martin and...
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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...
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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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Legendary Photographer Henry Diltz Unveils ‘Unpainted Faces’ in L.A.

Legendary Photographer Henry Diltz Unveils 'Unpainted Faces' in L.A. Painstakingly reproduced from the original B&W negatives A new in-depth interview with Henry Diltz Fully...
Legendary cowboy band New West on SCVTV's House Blend with Stephen K. Peeples

Cowboy Band New West Guests on SCVTV’s ‘House Blend’

Santa Clarita cowboy music trio featuring Mike Fleming, Raul Reynoso and David Jackson celebrates the West, past and present By Stephen K. Peeples Legendary California cowboy...
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Mary Wilson: An Appreciation of The Supremes Co-Founder

We're pleased to present the following guest feature about Mary Wilson, provided by veteran Los Angeles music journalist and author Harvey Kubernik. — SKP Mary...
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All Strings Attached – Shemanski Family Plays ‘House Blend’

Bluegrass Quintet from Leona Valley Makes TV Debut with High-Lonesome Classics By Stephen K. Peeples All Strings Attached, the all-acoustic vocal-instrumental quintet featuring members of the...
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Roger McGuinn Interview w/ Stephen K. Peeples, 4-2-99

Author's note, Oct. 11, 2014: The following is an expanded version of my Roger McGuinn interview, a shorter version of which was first published...
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