UPDATED November 23 2017 The difference between rock ‘n’ roll and rock & roll (or rock and roll)? For a long time now, it’s been fashionable to describe great rock music as rock & roll. But have you ever wondered when this second era of rock & roll began? And have you noticed the general… Continue reading When did rock & roll get hip again?
Updated March 2021, on sadly learning of her death. An obituary is below. Who he or she is, I don’t know. They prefer to remain anonymous. But what they’re doing, obviously as a labor of love, is exploring the Mississippi Delta, recording for posterity some of today’s disappearing blues treasures. This mysterious figure goes by… Continue reading Shein Die: the mystery photographer keeping blues alive
Electric blues and rock guitar heroes … do they still exist, or are they relics of the past, now most possible note combinations and innovations have long been worked out? That’s not a question I feel I’m qualified to comment on, subjectivity being the main influence on who your top rock and blues guitarist is. However,… Continue reading Birth of the Blues/Rock Guitar hero.