Posts From Mark Brown

Eagles’ ‘The Long Run’: The Making of a Classic

“’The Long Run’ was a pretty painful birth because we were like, ‘How the f*** are we going to top “Hotel California”‘?”–Joe Walsh

Read More

Eagles Live in Denver 2018: Different, But the Same

After a lot of healing, the band unreeled hit after hit in their 23-song set. All anyone was thinking about was singing along

Read More

Joe Walsh’s ‘But Seriously, Folks’: Behind the Scenes

“Coming off of ‘Hotel California,’ this was just big fun. This was dessert. It wasn’t drudgery, it wasn’t work, it wasn’t doing things over and over again.”

Read More

Richie Furay Talks About His Supergroups

In our interview, he discusses the brief Buffalo Springfield reunion (and possible album), and Poco. “We were creating a brand-new sound, basically”

Read More

Rocker Michael Stanley Recorded a Final Album: The Inside Story

Prior to his death in March, the Cleveland legend cut a batch of new tracks with longtime producer Bill Szymczyk, who says “I’m in classic rock heaven”

Read More

Steve Earle Interview: The Return of the Outlaw

It took me a long time to get a record deal and be successful, but I was luckier than a lot of people. I knew what I was when I was 12 years old

Read More

Caribou Ranch Recording Studio: Where the Stars Gathered

Superstars like Elton John, Chicago, Earth, Wind & Fire and many more wrote and recorded memorable music at this recording retreat. Visitors included John Lennon, Stevie Wonder and others

Read More

A Visit to Stockholm’s ABBA Museum

Sweden’s equivalent of Graceland (slogan: “Walk in, Dance Out”), it’s just like ABBA’s signature hits: pristine perfection.

Read More

Dan Fogelberg: The Making of the Tribute Album

Seven years in the making, the labor-of-love project features Boz Scaggs, Jimmy Buffett and–in their first studio recording–the “new” Eagles.

Read More

‘Hotel California’ Producer on the Making of the LP

They had one song prepared when they entered the studio. By the time they finished the album nine months later, they’d created a masterpiece. Our exclusive talk with Bill Szymczyk

Read More