Posts From Mark Brown

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

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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.”

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Prince Insiders Talk About His 1987 Masterpiece, ‘Sign O’ the Times’: Exclusive

“A lot of musicians end up doing the same song over and over. This sounds like nothing he’d ever done before,” his archivist says. “It is staggering”

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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

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Eagles Producer on the Making of the ‘Hotel California’ 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

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Joe Walsh Interview: Paying It Back for Veterans

Walsh: “I had played a lot of functions for other people, friends and stuff for various charities they were involved with. But I never had my own.”

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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

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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

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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”

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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”

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