Posts tagged with "B.B. King"

Video+Exclusive Interview RONNIE SPECTOR

Video+Exclusive Interview RONNIE SPECTOR
Video Feature & Web-Exclusive Interview Musician:  RONNIE SPECTOR Video:  “Be My Baby” Iconic singer and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee Ronnie Spector solidifies her status as the Rosetta Stone for female rock performers of today. Christmas tour is set to kick-off. Critical respect is at its peak, and Ronnie Spector continues to thrill—inspiring and empowering a new generation of fans as an enduring, transcendent figure, who has... 

Video & Web-Exclusive Interview Eric Johnson

Video & Web-Exclusive Interview Eric Johnson
Photo credit: Max Crace VIDEO FEATURE & WEB-EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Musician:  ERIC JOHNSON Video:  “Cliffs of Dover” ERIC JOHNSON Hurricane Harvey Relief Benefit Show & Live Webcast this Thursday, Sept 7, at 8:30 PM EDT with special guest Arielle https://www.concertwindow.com/bluerock In a feature on M Music & Musician magazine’s November 2014 issue we wrote: “Eric Johnson is a stone rocker—a shredding wiz whose music incorporates... 

VIDEO & WEB-EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW  JONNY LANG

VIDEO & WEB-EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW  JONNY LANG
VIDEO FEATURE & WEB-EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Musician:  JONNY LANG Video:  “Stronger Together” Jonny Lang debuts first video “Stronger Together” from new studio album Signs   Jonny Lang’s first new studio album in four years, Signs, will be released September 8, 2017 on Concord Records. It is his sixth major label release. Earlier this week, he featured the first video, “Stronger Together” directed by Norwood Cheek. Since the... 

VIDEO & EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: LULU

VIDEO & EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: LULU
VIDEO FEATURE & WEB-EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Musician: LULU Music Video: “Faith in You” ICONIC “TO SIR WITH LOVE” SINGER LULU WILL PERFORM AT B.B. KING’S IN NEW YORK—MAY 30, 2017 Lulu started young, as a 15 year-old Scottish soul sensation. No wonder James Brown said, “The first time I heard her sing, I knew we were born in the same pond.” Probably best known in America for her 1967 number one “To Sir With Love,” (also starring... 

VIDEO FEATURE & INTERVIEW WEBB WILDER

VIDEO FEATURE & INTERVIEW WEBB WILDER
VIDEO FEATURE & WEB-EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Artist:  WEBB WILDER Song:  “Yard Dog” from Mississippi Moderne Songwriter: L. Miller   WEBB WILDER Web-Exclusive Interview with M Music & Musicians magazine publisher, Merlin David Webb Wilder (born John Webb McMurry over 60 years ago) has forged a path to his own brand of music. He’s a blues/rock ’n roll singer, guitarist and actor, with that amazing radio voice. When you talk... 

GIRL GROUPS

GIRL GROUPS
GIRL GROUPS Still Alive and Kicking The problem with going to an oldies show is that not only do you see how old the oldies artists are, you also see how old their audience is, which, of course, you yourself are a part of. At least you’re all “still alive and kicking,” as the Toys’ (“A Lover’s Concerto”) lead singer Barbara Harris said, calling out her other two originals Barbara Parritt and June Montiero to take a bow from the audience.... 

NRBQ

NRBQ
NRBQ This is considered blasphemy, I know, but Terry Adams’ current version of NRBQ, based on their show last week at B.B. King’s, is at the very least as good as any—and yes, that includes the best-loved, longest-running 1974-1994 lineup of Terry on keyboards and vocals, Joey Spampinato on bass and vocals, Al Anderson on guitar and vocals, and Tom Ardolino on drums. Now with the superb guitarist/vocalist Scott Ligon, bassist/vocalist Casey... 

ZZ TOP

ZZ TOP
Dusty Hill, Billy Gibbons, Frank Beard ZZ TOP After 40 years of rock and the road, there’s still nothing they’d rather do    For their first full-length album in nearly a decade, veteran rockers ZZ Top decided to work with famed producer Rick Rubin. The Texas trio—frontman and guitarist Billy Gibbons, bassist Dusty Hill and drummer Frank Beard—recorded La Futura over a four-year period in Houston and Malibu. Rubin’s intense brand of perfectionism... 
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