The spirit of Robert Johnson would come to haunt – and serve as creative fuel – for one of the best bands New York City (and rock n roll) has ever produced.
For a brief, magical period in the late ’60s through the mid 70s, there was this unique, fruitful and mind-blowing fusion of country, pop and rhythm & blues.
For someone who have been in the business for close to 50 years, Garland Jeffreys is working at a pace faster than most artists who are a fraction of his age. 14 Steps To Harlem is his third album in 6 years, which like other masterpieces such as Ghost Writer, Escape Artist and The King Of In Between, looks back at his past while staying completely in the now.
Blak Emoji is the latest project from singer-songwriter-musician Kelsey Warren and they’ve just released a new EP called Intro.
New York, New York. It’s been said that New York City is so nice they named it twice. Our first look at iconic album cover locales of NYC was so well received, we decided to dig further into the album crate, hit the streets and present more sites that have become part of our rock n roll psyche.
New York City has its fair share of landmarks – the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty, Yankee Stadium, the Brooklyn Bridge… it’s overwhelming at times. But the streets of New York have also been the backdrop for some of the most memorable and iconic album covers of all time. RPM’s Earl Douglas – a native New Yorker – took a walk through the city to find these legendary spots. Fortunately for us, he brought his camera along.