Jonny Whiteside is a veteran music journalist and author of the award winning "Ramblin' Rose: the Life & Career of Rose Maddox&" and "Cry: the Johnnie Ray Story."
11 days ago | Music Bidness
How a young guitarist and inventor named Del Casher perfected the sound that transformed the electric guitar.
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2 months ago | R&B
The veteran rhythm and blues sax man, now 89, looks back on a career that started with "Deacon's Hop" and is still going strong with a new album.
2 months ago | Hippie Era
Los Angeles, home of the square and land of the freaks, was seriously infected with an outbreak of insurgent rock & roll genius in the 1960s. Our roster of big beat ne’er-do-wells — Love, The Chambers Brothers, Electric Prunes, The Seeds, Cann...
3 months ago | Goodbye
Singer Kay Starr, who died Thursday at her L.A. home at the age of 94, was a down-to-earth country gal, sure. But the style she began developing as a teenager after renowned jazz fiddler Joe Venuti discovered her in mid-1930s Memphis was a hip, ve...