Little Richard

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2014

    Rival Sons' Jay Buchanan Never Wanted to be a Rock 'n' Roll Frontman

    Nowadays, the revival of bluesy psychedelic rock and soul from the 1960s and '70s has found a strong following -- maybe it's the fuzzy twang of the guitar, the vocals that just drip with angst and passion. Either way, Rival Sons, founded in 2009, introduced its brand in the right place at the right ... More >>

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    May 23, 2013

    International Swingers: "Punk Rock Was More About Conformity and Nonconformity Than Protest"

    Last night, the International Swingers rolled into 910 Live in Tempe and blasted out some big hits from rock 'n' roll lore, which is apropos, considering the punk supergroup's stature and history. Sex Pistols/Iggy Pop alumni and bassist Glen Matlock, guitarist/vocalist Gary Twinn of Supernaut fame, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2012

    Wanda Jackson at Compound Grill, 3/9/12

    See also: Wanda Jackson on Jack White's SNL Performance, Amy Winehouse, and Some Guy Named Elvis Wanda Jackson Compound Grill Friday, March 9, 2012 Wanda Jackson may be 74 years old, but one would hardly know it listening to her belt out classics from her long and storied career Friday night at th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2011

    Etta James Hospitalized with Blood Infection

    Wikimedia CommonsEtta James ‚ÄčLegendary jazz and R&B singer Etta James has been hospitalized in Riverside, California with a blood infection. James, 73, is perhaps best known for her song "At Last," though she's also sang backup vocals for Chuck Berry, toured with Little Richard, and garnered f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2008

    Hey Bo, You Meant More Than Diddley

    Back when I was a young 'un, I had the opportunity to spend an afternoon with a gentleman by the name of Ellas Otha Bates. Mr. Bates was a guitar player and singer of great repute, and when he pulled into town with his band for a gig, I decided to take a shot at interviewing him for the local weekly ... More >>

  • Music

    December 6, 2001

    Dark Horse

    Though defined by the Beatles, George Harrison's greatest musical breakthroughs were very much his own

  • Music

    July 12, 2001

    Road Testing

    The Living End is a living legend in Australia. Now the band is taking on U.S. audiences.

  • Music

    March 15, 2001

    Two for One

    On a new split double disc, the Young Fresh Fellows and the Minus 5 revive good-natured pop-rock

  • Music

    June 1, 2000

    Guarding a Legacy

    Marty Robbins is gone, but Ronny Robbins fiercely defends his father's hard-won integrity

  • Music

    March 16, 2000

    Triumph of the Underdogs

    For 25 years, Bug Music has protected the rights of songwriters. In the process, they've gotten Willie Dixon's songs back from Led Zeppelin and transformed Iggy Pop into a TV-commercial composer.

  • Film

    December 30, 1999

    Raggedy Andy

    Carrey does Kaufman in unenlightening Man on the Moon

  • Music

    September 23, 1999

    Hearts Full of Napalm

    Three decades after the fact, L.A.'s Streetwalkin' Cheetahs make good on that old Detroit Rock City promise

  • News

    August 19, 1999

    Good Boys When They're Moonlighting

    How many Faces does it take to make a Rod Stewart record?

  • News

    August 19, 1999

    Sid & Jesus

    Raising hell in the Valley's Christian punk scene

  • News

    June 17, 1999

    Beach Blanket Bacchanal

    XXX marks the spot at Lake Havasu, "amateur porn capital of America"

  • Music

    May 13, 1999

    Mystery Men

    Face it, you don't really know what the Everly Brothers have been doing all these years, do you, Bird Dog?

  • Music

    April 22, 1999

    Dusty Rides Again

    Being good wasn't always easy, but seven Dusty Springfield reissues prove that "the White Negress" never settled for less than great

  • Music

    September 17, 1998


    You got The Knack a long time ago, but Doug Fieger thinks you need it again

  • Music

    September 10, 1998
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    August 13, 1998

    When the Levy Breaks

    The man who transformed Nita's Hideaway into a beloved music venue now focuses on full-time band management

  • Music

    April 30, 1998

    Well Respected Man

    With The Storyteller, Ray Davies finds a new way for rock to age gracefully

  • Calendar

    November 13, 1997
  • Music

    March 13, 1997

    Late Bomber

    Ronnie Dawson was a Dallas rockabilly sensation in 1958, but it took another 30 years for him to find the spotlight

  • Music

    February 20, 1997

    Road Warrior

    Inveterate rocker Sleepy LaBeef says rockabilly begins in church

  • Music

    January 2, 1997

    Dr. Cynic's Revenge

    Beat Angel Brian Smith's 10 Greatest Atrocities in '96

  • Music

    October 31, 1996
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    October 24, 1996
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    May 9, 1996
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    October 26, 1995
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    July 13, 1995
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    February 2, 1994