David Crosby – Back in Los Angeles After All Those Years Ago

It was a full circle: fifty five improbable years ago David Crosby made his mark as The Byrds exploded out of the LA music scene. Last night a few blocks south at Saban Theatre he ... Continue Reading →

Echo In The Canyon – A Quietly Monumental Documentary About a Tectonic Shift in California’s Music History

The opening credits cleverly lay out what to expect: a column of legacy artists listed opposite several current acolytes opining on the former’s tectonic influence. Jakob Dylan bridges ... 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 →

Dave Mason and Steve Cropper – Rock & Soul Revue 

It is surprising this tour didn’t occur years ago. Dave Mason and Steve Cropper are Rock and Roll Hall of Fame guitar greats, with an astounding combined pedigree. They had met ... 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 →