Lee Hazelwood

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2011

    What Are Arizona's 100 Greatest Songs?

    Billie Maxwell, who recorded the first song in Arizona history in 1929.​As we barrel toward the impending Arizona Centennial, we find ourselves contemplating a lot of things. Why would someone settle in this hot-as-bejeebus desert? Who serves the best burrito in the state? Most importantly -- wher ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2011

    Vernon Wray: Wasted (1972)

    ​Welcome to Obscuro, a feature where Up on the Sun dives deep into the world of vinyl oddities: private press jobs, major label cast-offs, and general thrift shop clutter that's thus far escaped anyone's attention. These LPs have been hiding out, collecting dust, until we come along, investigate, ... More >>

  • Music

    August 23, 2001

    Chris Lee

    Plays & Sings Torch'd Songs, Charivari Hymns & Oriki Blue-Marches (Smells Like Records)

  • Music

    December 21, 2000


    Felt Mountain (Mute)

  • News

    April 27, 2000

    From Mohawks To Mullets

    Images from 25 years of Phoenix music

  • Music

    September 30, 1999

    Desert Noir

    Calexico's Joey Burns and John Convertino take a dark and wondrous turn with The Black Light

  • Music

    May 28, 1998

    Frankie With the Snarling Face

    What future is there for rock without the Chairman of the Board to kick it around?

  • Music

    November 20, 1997

    Mighty Casey

    Phoenix guitar legend Al Casey has spent four decades standing in the shadows of stardom

  • Music

    April 24, 1997

    King Bobby

    Bobby Fuller billed himself "The Rock & Roll King of the Southwest." His reign was short. He dropped acid, died young and left behind some of the wildest rock guitar ever.