Posts From Mark Brown

Richie Furay Interview: His Country-Rock Roots

He touches on many of his earlier bands. “We were creating a brand-new sound, basically”

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Lisa Marie Presley Was ‘Lights Out’ On Her Recording Debut

Of her 2003 album: “That was my biggest challenge, to break through this phantom tabloid thing I had and put down something substantial.”

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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”

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The Making of the Dan Fogelberg Tribute Album

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

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Remembering Prolific Keyboardist Paul Harris, Who Died in October

“Paul Harris was a lovely, lovely guy. Immensely talented and creative; he was a really sweet person,” tweeted Stephen Stills.

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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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Tulsa’s Bob Dylan Center Reveals a Trove of Treasures in ‘Mixing Up the Medicine’ Exhibit

It turns out Dylan was a packrat; he saved everything. Much of his collection is now on display at this fascinating museum.

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Tom Petty, in 1996 Interview, Runs Down a Dream: ‘I Want To Play the Fillmore’

“I never sought to be a personality or a celebrity. I just want to be a musician.”–Tom Petty clarifies his life goals in a long-ago chat

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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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