Posts tagged with "Elvis Presley"

Video & Web Exclusive Interview The Hit Men

Video Premiere & Web-Exclusive Interview Band:  THE HIT MEN Video:  “You Can’t Fight Love” Songwriters:  Jimmy Ryan & Mike Ragogna THE HIT MEN PREMIERE ORIGINAL SONG “YOU CAN’T FIGHT LOVE”  The Hit Men are musicians in a class all their own. They have played on 85 albums, many of them gold and multi-platinum. They are rock’s great sidemen. This lineup of stellar musicians leaps from the shadows to release a music video... 

Video & Web-Exclusive Interview Paula Cole

Video Feature & Web-Exclusive Interview Musician:  PAULA COLE Video:  “God Bless the Child” Songwriters:  Billie Holiday and Arthur Herzog, Jr. GRAMMY WINNER PAULA COLE ON HER NEW ALBUM, BALLADS, AND HER UPCOMING TOUR God Bless The Child – Paula Cole 2017 from AIA on Vimeo. Grammy winner, Lilith Fair star Paula Cole re-emerges with a stunning new album and a fresh perspective. Turning 50 in April 2018, Cole is reflective and grateful,... 

Video+Exclusive Interview RACHAEL SAGE

Photo Credit: Bill Bernstein Video Feature & Web-Exclusive Interview Musician:  RACHAEL SAGE Video:  Joy! EP—Exclusive Stream Hear The JOY!  Rachael Sage Debuts First Holiday EP Award-Winning NYC Songstress Rachael Sage Shares New Holiday Collection Award-winning New York City songstress Rachael Sage never ceases to surprise. Whether it’s her innovative, often handmade stage-costumes or unlikely collaborations with artists like Howard... 

GLEN CAMPBELL

GLEN CAMPBELL – Feature from Jul/Aug 2011 Issue GLEN CAMPBELL A pop and country legend wraps up an astonishing career on his own terms Glen Campbell was recording his new album, Ghost on the Canvas, when producer Julian Raymond handed him a guitar he’d never played before. The Country Music Hall of Famer cradled the Gibson 335 and “whipped out the solo like he’d been playing it his whole life,” says Raymond, looking at Campbell with a sense... 

VIDEO PREMIERE + INTERVIEW PETER WHITE

VIDEO FEATURE & WEB-EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Musician:  PETER WHITE Music Video: “Groovin’” Songwriters: Felix Cavaliere & Eddie Brigati PETER WHITE Web-Exclusive Interview with M Music & Musicians magazine publisher, Merlin David For his fifteenth recording as a leader, Peter White, the former Al Stewart sideman (who co-wrote the 1978 hit “Time Passages”) returns to some of his favorite tracks from the 60s and 70s, including... 

BILLY RAY CYRUS

VIDEO FEATURE & WEB-EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW   Musician:  BILLY RAY CYRUS Video: “Thin Line” featuring Shelby Lynne Songwriter: Billy Ray Cyrus Billy Ray Cyrus is a singer-songwriter, actor and philanthropist—helping many charities, including veterans and military families. We talked with Cyrus about his new album two days after his performance of the 1992 hit “Some Gave All” at the Tennessee Titans’ opener on Sunday, 9/11/16. Before... 

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... 

HEARTBREAK HOTEL

“Heartbreak Hotel” ELVIS PRESLEY  A suicide note was the unlikely inspiration behind the song that became Elvis’ first No. 1 hit and million-selling single. Steel guitarist and session musician Tommy Durden read a newspaper article about a man who had killed himself, leaving behind a note with the haunting words: “I walk a lonely street.” Durden brought the article to his friend and co-writer Mae Boren Axton. A 41-year-old high school... 

ROD MELANCON

ROD MELANCON HOMETOWN: Wright, La. INFLUENCES: Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley, Merle Haggard ALBUM: Mad Talkin’ Man EP, out now WEBSITE: rodmelancon.com As a boy in the bayou country of southern Louisiana, Rod Melancon was a faithful disciple of playwright Tennessee Williams. Committed to pursuing a career in acting, he moved to Hollywood in his early 20s. However, he changed course one Christmas when his parents gave him an acoustic guitar. “That... 
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