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SIRIUS/XMU

Our weekly two hour show on SIRIUS/XMU, channel 35, can be heard twice every Friday – Noon EST with an encore broadcast at Midnight EST. Today’s show …

Chicago Blues

WA's Encyclopedia of Alternate Guitar Tunings

WA's Encyclopedia of Alternate Guitar Tunings<p>© Warren Allen, 30 Dec 1997. Last edited 22 Sept 2011.<p>Many, but not all, of the following are 'open' …

Guitar

The Best Double Lead Guitar Bands of All Time

Derek & The Dominos, The Allman Brothers Band and 8 others<p>Listen now<p>No instrument in the classic rock canon inspires more lust and awe than the lead …

Guitar

Readers recommend playlist: your songs about dares

A song list that dares to cross genres, with tracks from Tracy Chapman, Bo Diddley, Ursula Rucker, the Replacements and Esperanza Spalding<p><b>Here is this week’s playlist – songs picked by a reader from your suggestions on last week’s callout. Thanks for taking part. Read more about how our weekly</b> …

Music

Features | Beyond The Hits | David Bowie: Fantastic Voyages From Beyond The Hits

You could release countless Bowie anthologies and never quite capture how special the Thin White Duke really is. Here, Chris Roberts, Nix Lowery, Joe …

Music

Quintessential Rock Rigs by Decade

1950s: The Birth of Rock ’n’ Roll<p><i>The further one gets from the advent of rock, the easier it is to mistakenly simplify it as boiling down to Chuck</i> …

Guitar

Former Neighbours actor Craig McLachlan denies sexual assault claims

Christie Whelan Browne, Erika Heynatz and Angela Scundi have accused the 52-year-old of inappropriate touching and harassment during the 2014 stage …

Entertainment

Chickoy Pura is back to rage about the Lumads and society’s ills

When Chickoy Pura performed solo in a folk music bar -- without his seminal punk rock band from the 1980s, The Jerks -- you’d think that he’d lost …

Chicago Blues

Jerry Lee Lewis is, improbably, a generation’s last man standing

It’s not something you’re going to read about on the cover of Time or see red-flagged on your Twitter feed.<p>But as pop culture milestones go, it’s not …

Music

The Doors - Absolutely Live album review

Aside from being reissued on limited edition midnight blue vinyl, this remains the “organic documentary” that The Doors and producer Paul A. …

Chicago Blues

Chicago: The Four-Day Weekend

You’ve no doubt heard all the typical stories about Chicago being the city of big shoulders, how cold it gets in the winter, and deep-dish pizza; but …

Chicago Blues

This Rolling Stones album is rough around the edges in the best way

The Rolling Stones on a rooftop, 17th June 1964. Left to right: Brian Jones (1942 - 1969), Keith Richards, Bill Wyman, Mick Jagger and Charlie …

Liberal View

Canadian singer Elise LeGrow reimagines the classic R&B of Chess Records

<i></i>Jonathan Shifflett | The Frame®Singer Elise LeGrow is from Toronto, but her grandfather was from Chicago where he worked as a jazz drummer.So it’s …

Chicago Blues

GP Flashback: Keith Richards November 1977

Revisit our November 1977 cover story with the one and only Keith Richards.<p>0<p>SHARES<p>Almost every sentence ever written about The Rolling Stones begins …

Guitar

The Rolling Stones - On Air

Updated / Monday, 18 Dec 2017 <b>13:40</b><p><b>Reviewer score</b><p><b>Audience score</b><p><b>Label</b><p>BBC/Polydor<p><b>Year</b><p>2017<p>Rudimentary, boyish and gutsy cuts are the matter in hand on …

News (Ireland)

On Air pulls back the curtain on the band’s early years

"Once you got out there — that's the thing about the Rolling Stones," he said, sounding one step removed from the group he's been part of for 55 …

Chicago Blues

10 Best Uses of Music in Movies in 2017

Music and film formed a potent partnership over the past 12 months, whether it was Hans Zimmer’s jarring score for Christopher Nolan’s “Dunkirk,” …

Music

The 2017 Australian Music Prize

Last week, the judging panel of the Australian Music Prize announced its annual longlist. After listening to 430 albums, the AMP’s 19 judges chose 46 …

Chicago Blues

Twin Peaks told us how to celebrate New Year's Eve like a rock star

After spending 2017 touring relentlessly and releasing 12 new singles, ramshackle rock & rollers Twin Peaks deserve to celebrate. What better excuse …

Twin Peaks

A Conversation With... Roy Clark

Growing up in the 1960’s, I remember hearing Roy Clark songs on the radio and later on our home stereo. “I Never Picked Cotton” was one of my …

Chicago Blues

Great Live Albums From The '60s

James Brown, Bo Diddley and 18 others<p>Listen now<p>The live album was once just a souvenir, an afterthought, a way to get product in the stores while …

Chicago Blues

Keith Richards reflects on the Rolling Stones’ BBC recordings, complete with threats of decapitation

For all the outward swagger the Rolling Stones projected, there were certain situations that could intimidate even England’s bad boys of rock ‘n’ …

Keith Richards

Delbert McClinton, Even at 76, Wants to Keep You (And Himself) Guessing

The multiple Grammy winner talks his eclectic sound and career ahead of a sold-out Heights Theater show.

Houston

Bass Transcription: Ronnie Lane’s Bass Line on “Itchycoo Park” by The Small Faces

<i>This is the sixth in a series of transcriptions of the work of unsung British bassists, as prompted by conversations on the No Treble Facebook</b> …

Bass Guitar

Dave Grohl Reveals Surprising Song He Wrote With Nirvana In 1994

When Krist Novoselic came on stage at Foo Fighters’ show this week in Eugene, Oregon, Dave Grohl discussed Nirvana’s final recording session in …

Dave Grohl

Rep. John Conyers announces he will 'retire today' from congressional seat

DETROIT — Facing a rising chorus of voices demanding he step down because of sexual harassment claims, U.S. Rep. John Conyers Jr., on Tuesday retired from the seat he has held for more than five decades, a swift and crushing fall from grace for a civil rights icon and the longest-serving active …

Black History

John Conyers retirement: What happens next to replace him in Congress?

U.S. Rep. John Conyers announces his retirement. Wochit<p>WASHINGTON — The process of filling the seat left open by the retirement of Michigan Democratic Rep. John Conyers could take some time to sort out and cost a good bit of money.<p>By law, the governor is required to call a special election to …

Chicago Blues

Entombed BBC live recordings released by the Rolling Stones

An awesome new live set, “On Air” reveals the fascinating musical evolution of the Rolling Stones<p>There is some major art for the ages in the BBC’s tape archives. I would suggest, for instance, that if you were to visit any one single set of recordings to know what the Beatles were most about, you …

Entertainment

Read Butch Trucks' Acid-Fueled Story About When ABB & Grateful Dead Members Played NYE In 1973

Among <b>Butch Trucks</b>‘ many talents was storytelling. The founding member of the <b>Allman Brothers Band</b> had a way with words, and luckily, he took the time …

Chicago Blues

How This Unparalleled Quartet Will Teach You The Blues

Steve Miller, Jimmie Vaughan, Charlie Musselwhite, and Mike Flanigan take audiences to blues school December 1 & 2.<p>Renowned blues-rock guitarist and …

Jazz