Interviews

Our discussions with many significant classic rock artists and others.

Gregg Rolie Talks Journey, Santana, Ringo & More

He was a core member of the original Santana and Journey and now plays with Ringo. We speak with the keyboardist/vocalist and two-time Rock Hall member.

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Paul Simon: Why He Still Matters

“Nothing has become for him more important than the music—not the fame, not the money, not the drugs, not laziness, not fear of failure.”

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Paul Simon Biographer Robert Hilburn: Interview

“My goal was to write Paul’s life story, but also explore this subtheme: Where does true artistry come from and how, once achieved, do you protect it against distractions?”

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Melanie Remembers Woodstock: ‘I Left My Body’

She was only 22 and a relative unknown when she walked onto the stage at Yasgur’s Farm and sang for half a million people. By the end of her set, she was a star.

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Ronnie Wood Interview: A Rolling Stone Remembers

With the release of the band’s ‘Blue & Lonesome’ album, we chat with the guitarist on his R&B roots, Faces, Jeff Beck and, of course, the Stones.

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John Mayall: A Chat With the British Blues Legend

For more than 50 years he’s been the reigning king of British blues. He’s got a new album, a new live show and no intention of slowing down.

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The Rick Wakeman Interview: Yes, ARW

The British keyboard legend chats about his prog rock career, his current Yes band with Jon Anderson and Trevor Rabin, and why he started wearing those famous capes!

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Cream’s Jack Bruce: The ‘Lost’ Interview

Two years before his death, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame legend looked back on the game-changing trio and discussed his future plans.

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Dave Mason on Traffic and His Deep Musical History

Our interview with the founding member of Traffic who played with plenty of fellow rock royalty. He calls Traffic “one of the original alternative bands”

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Donovan Interview: Sunshine Superman and More

In a freewheeling, often revealing conversation, the Scottish singer-songwriter and Rock Hall inductee talks about his first big hit of the psychedelic era

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