Rock and Roll Memories

Glenn Frey (1948 – 2016): Tributes From Fellow Musicians

“He was like a brother to me; we were like family, and like most families, there was some disfunction. But, the bond we forged was never broken”

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Gerry and the Pacemakers: Part of the British Invasion

The Liverpool group, who shared the Beatles’ manager and producer, scored hits like “How Do You Do It?” and “Ferry ‘Cross the Mersey”

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REO Speedwagon’s A&R Exec Talks About Gary Richrath

The Epic Records exec that signed the band shares his memories of the late guitarist and signing REO. “Gary was a shredder in the early days”

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Bob Dylan 30th Anniversary Concert: All-Star Lineup

The list of artists at the 1992 event was a mile long with dozens of legends celebrating the Bard’s songs. Watch the A-Listers rehearse and take their turn on “My Back Pages”

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Jackson Browne’s 2016 Tribute to Glenn Frey

In January 2016, for the 2nd night in a row, Browne paid tribute to his “Take It Easy” collaborator. “I love this song the way you love this song.”

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Stevie Wonder’s Higher Ground on ’72 Stones Tour

In music, careers can turn on a dime. In 1972, Wonder’s career turned when he was asked to join the Stones’ fifth American tour

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Roger McGuinn Plays Tribute to Tom Petty: 2017

The Byrds co-founder’s Oct. 5 concert was his first public occasion to talk about the death of his close friend. He shared a story of how they met and toured and dedicated two songs

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My 20 Years at Tower Records

Jackson Griffith shares some of his experiences working for the chain during the heyday of record retailing. “It was a great ride while it lasted.”

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A Day in the Park With Chuck Berry and Joan Jett

Music industry veteran Steve Leeds shares a story about a tour stop with Joan Jett in St. Louis and an unforgettable drive in their special guest’s Cadillac

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Cars’ 2018 Rock Hall Induction: Third Time’s the Charm

Though eligible since 2003, it took the rock band a while to be nominated. On the 3rd occasion, they drove straight through

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