Posts From Rob Patterson

11 Classic Rock Songs for Spring

There are few things sunnier than these songs about spring from some of classic rock’s greatest acts including Led Zeppelin, the Rascals and, yup, the Beach Boys

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Carl Palmer Talks About Emerson, Lake and Palmer

The famed rock drummer reveals that he and ELP bandmate Keith Emerson were going to play together again in 2016. He’s on an extensive tour with his band ELP Legacy

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Bobby Whitlock Talks Derek & the Dominos’ Legacy

Though the legendary band had a short run, their music still reverberates. Their co-founder talks about finally re-connecting with Eric Clapton

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Van Morrison at His Finest Live

The enhanced original ‘It’s Too Late to Stop Now’ and the added three discs and DVD are a treasure trove of live in-concert gems

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12 Standout Male Blue-Eyed Soul Singers

Our writer loves few things more than a great blue-eyed soul singer. Here he offers up what he believes are a dozen of the best

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15 Cool Classic Rock Instrumentals

Don’t overlook these songs from the J. Geils Band, the Allman Brothers Band, Jeff Beck, The Who, and other classic rock legends

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Woodstock: The Myth vs the Reality

The iconic Woodstock Fest in ’69 has both its myth and reality – not all that different. But over time the event’s public image has strayed from the truth.

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10 Totally Cool Classic Rock/Soul Songs

In the ’60s and ’70s, rock and soul converged to inspire some damn fine music from the likes of Curtis Mayfield, Sly & the Family Stone, Stevie Wonder + more

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Loving ‘Cheers’ to My Late Mate, Ian McLagan

Rob Patterson praises Small Faces/Faces keyboard player for being the best rock star mate a fan might ever want and a friendly, unpretentious hail-fellow-well-met to any and all of his fans.

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I Flacked for Ozzy: An Insider’s Confessions

If you might think doing PR for Ozzy Osbourne was hell, think again. He was a breeze and quite the lovable guy.

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