Jim James Kicks Off His Acoustic Tour at The Belly Up, Solana Beach

As the packed house enjoyed the sold out tour debut from Jim James, I reckoned this was what it must have been like when a young Neil Young took his acoustic guitar into Toronto’s ... Continue Reading →

Graham Nash – Keeping the Flame Alive, Humphrey’s by the Bay

For a certain generation, Graham Nash’s songs are a bedrock. He was the English gent among the Canadian and two Yanks comprising Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young. As the trio and sometime ... Continue Reading →

Famous People Who’ve Met Me – A Memoir by the Man Who Discovered Prince

Owen Husney has written an engaging book about his journey from Minneapolis to Los Angeles and back. The many people he’s bumped into along the way include geniuses and scoundrels. The ... Continue Reading →

The Last Great Box Set? Stephen Stills: Carry On (Atlantic/Rhino)

Is this the last great box set? The record labels have done a thorough job scraping the vaults and repackaging assets. As to the box sets we won’t likely see unless and until the ... Continue Reading →

WAGING HEAVY PEACE by Neil Young (Blue Rider Press)

If anyone was going to place a bet several decades ago whether the era’s popular musicians would be writing intriguing autobiographies many years later, the odds would have been rather ... Continue Reading →