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CHARLIE WATTS RECALLS HIS DRUM PARTS ON SOME OF THE ROLLING STONES GREATEST HITS Written By Songhero On August 24, 2021 Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on pinterest Share on whatsapp One day, I got a call from the Stones asking me to fly to Toronto to interview the band on camera […]

Errol E. Poppi McCalla Jr shares his journey to the top How did you come to write your first song? What was it about? How old were you? The first song I can remember writing was a kid’s melody. It was kind of like a nursery rhyme. I think I wrote it when I was […]

By the time Zev Troxler arrived at the Clive Davis Institute Of Recorded Music at NYU and decided he was going to succeed as a songwriter, he was already embarking on his second career. He had an amazing run as a professional jump roper, including more than 20 world championship wins, international Cirque Du Soleil […]

DIMITRI EHRLICH:  I know you watched a lot of late-night TV as a kid. How do you think that affected your musical career later in life? NILE RODGERS: I wanted to be a composer as far back as I can remember. For my sixth birthday, I got Elvis Presley’s “Blue Suede Shoes,” the 45, and […]

ROB CLORES: THE SIDE MAN STEPS INTO THE SPOTLIGHT Tens of thousands have seen Rob Clores play keyboards alongside The Black Crowes, Tom Jones, Enrique Iglesias, Jesse Malin, and Alejandro Escovedo. But now the gifted multi-instrumentalist, who was described by none other than Sir Paul McCartney as a “great talent,” is back in the spotlight […]

AN ARTIST-RUN NONPROFIT THAT HELPS MUSICIANS WHO STRUGGLE WITH MENTAL HEALTH Written By Songhero On August 29, 2021 Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on pinterest Share on whatsapp There’s a myth in popular culture about the musician as a tortured artist–and certainly from Jim Morrison to Kurt Cobain, there are plenty of […]

Price, 57, has played music nearly her whole life, starting with piano when she was five years old. But in the fall of 2009, the guitar was still something of mystery to her. She had been playing for only a couple of months and was struggling a bit with the new challenges. Yet, instead of […]

Track appears in new box set… A new box set showcasing recordings Captain Beefheart made in the early Seventies is due for release. After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music. Sun Zoom Spark: 1970 To 1972 features newly remastered versions of three albums that Beefheart and the Magic Band released […]

This week’s essential mix from All Songs Considered includes a surprising, electronic, mostly instrumental cut from The 1975 — a British group known more for its brash Top-40 pop and rock — an intimate home demo recording from My Morning Jacket and a spare, moody cover of Led Zeppelin’s “Immigrant Song” by the Irish folk […]

The National have confirmed that they will start recording their next album “soon”. The US band released their sixth album ‘Trouble Will Find Me’ in 2013, more recently showcasing new song ‘Roman Candle’ live. With frontman Morgan recently saying that the group need to “change and evolve” on their next record, guitarist Morgan has now […]


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