Interviews

Our discussions with many significant classic rock artists and others.

Gregg Allman: A Revealing ‘Lost’ Interview

In 2015, the ABB mainstay was leading his own band and released a killer live album. This conversation with the legend has never before been seen.

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‘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

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The Hollies’ Allan Clarke—Behind His Comeback: ‘It’s Different, But It’s Still Me’

“Being with the Hollies was one of the greatest things that ever came into my life…I wanted to make this new album something different.”–Allan Clarke

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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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Bob Lind, ‘Elusive Butterfly’ Singer-Songwriter: Q&A

He flew into the top 5 in 1966 on the strength of one of his compositions, and he’s been elusive for most of the time since. We spoke with him.

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Jesse Colin Young Talks Youngbloods

The singer-songwriter discusses his early folk days and the history of the Youngbloods, from ‘Get Together’ to ‘Elephant Mountain’ and beyond.

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Peter Noone is Still Into Something Good—A Chat With ‘Herman’

“We never thought about selling millions of records; we just wanted to get on the radio. We didn’t know about America.”–Peter Noone on the early days

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Producer Jack Douglas: On John Lennon, Cheap Trick

After producing classic albums by Aerosmith, Jack Douglas helped a band from Illinois gets its start. Then came December 1980.

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Steve Miller on ‘Welcome to the Vault,’ Why ‘Abracadabra’ Grabs Ya, and More

“We used to set up our equipment and jam for an hour or two, and a lot of that would get recorded and then you wouldn’t even think about it.”–Steve Miller

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Danny Fields: Behind-the-Scenes Player in Rock

Our conversation with the insider that played a role in the careers of such influential acts as the Doors, Velvet Underground, MC5, Stooges and Ramones, and is now the subject of a documentary named for a Ramones song named for him, Danny Says

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