Updated: 19 March, 2021. Once, rock music was simple. We had hard-rock, and not-so-hard rock, otherwise called pop. Soft rock was yet to evolve. So, when a certain rock ‘n’ roll themed restaurant first opened its doors in London in 1971, its owners named it “Hard Rock”, cos that’s what the music press in Britain called contemporary music… Continue reading The first hard-rock riffs.
An unbelievable true story crying out to be told. Below is a rough cut of my latest historical documentary, Battle for San Francisco. It’s a true story seemingly whitewashed from history. While not about my usual historic blues or rock, the soundtrack does include an early blues from Lonnie Johnson with Eddie Lang, plus seasoned… Continue reading Battle For San Francisco – a film