Henry Stone first met James Brown in about 1955, when King Records founder Syd Nathan told both him and Ralph Bass to race to Augusta, Georgia, to sign the R&B singer to a record deal. Bass got there a day before Stone and inked the contract with James Brown. But the funkiest man in the history of ... More >>
My band, Juke, was invited to play our first Wanee Festival last year, up at the Spirit of Swanee Music Park in Live Oak, Florida. We played the opening night's festivities, rocked out, and suffered from a bit of culture shock. This 500-plus acre park just outside Georgia is in the middle of nowhe ... More >>
‚ÄčIf you can't love Texas for anything else (and definitely not basketball), be thankful that the Lonestar State puts out some really great music. Case in point: Austin's Bright Light Social Hour combines its southern roots with good old-fashioned rock 'n' roll, tossing off songs that make you ... More >>
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The Respect for Layne Staley campaign says no Layne, no Chains
A breakdown of UGK's Underground Kingz, possibly the most anticipated Southern rap album of the year
Buju Banton is dead wrong, but heís hatiní anyway
Jim Camacho testifies about contracts, breakups, and the need to make music
King Bee plays the Magic City blues
Who knew you knew Tom Dowd, or at least heard him
Retro rock won't f-f-f-fade away
Phil Lesh is grateful to be alive, and to leave the lawsuits to the lawyers
Some young souls put a white-rock spin on down-home blues
Almost Famous rings in your ears -- and heart -- long after it's over
After Jerry Maguire, Cameron Crowe comes of age ... finally
Former Broken Spec Matthew Sabatella finds time for the spotlight
Zakk moves on after Ozzy, and the beer keeps flowing
As Miami's premier groove rockers, Day by the River runs through it
Superstars fly personal jets from concert to concert. Real rock bands rent a van and go. Natural Causes is a real band. They're renting a van. And we're going with them.
Between the covers with Chicago guitar great Buddy Guy
Turn to 88.3 on your FM dial, where a pirate radio station is flying the Jolly Roger on Miami's broadcast seas and making plenty of waves
Leas Campbell, the man who ruled Miami's rock scene throughout the Seventies, is bringing it all back home in the Nineties
Do the weather, Criteria Studios, and a few big names mean stardom for South Florida?
Things are looking up for Natural Causes