Rock & Roll Geography: Whisky A Go Go (Los Angeles, CA)

Today, on this latest edition of Rock & Roll Geography, we take a stroll down to California to check out The Whisky A Go Go, one of LA's most historic landmarks.  Still in business today, this venerable club is…

Hot Platters: My All-Time Favorite Live Albums

Live albums were once a staple of most rock acts but could possibly be considered an endangered species nowadays.  Sure, over the years there have been many live albums that were released as a holding action because a band…

Long Island Sounds November 2018

NOVEMBER 2018
  • 1st - Time Out Blues Band  Giacomo Jacks  Amityville, NY

Ahwooooooooo!  If you think you got some hellhounds on your trail, head on down to this legendary venue and the Time Out Blues Band will…

Faces in the Crowd: Nudie Cohn, the Cosmic Tailor

"Nuta Kotlyarenko, known professionally as Nudie Cohn (December 15, 1902 – May 9, 1984), was a Ukrainian-born American tailor who designed decorative rhinestone-covered suits, known popularly as Nudie Suits, and other elaborate outfits for some of the most famous…

Hot Platters: Warner Reprise Songbook 1969

Looking at the troubles that the music industry finds itself in today, my thoughts return to a time when record companies energetically courted listeners by releasing bargain product samplers. Such is the case with today's Hot Platter --- the…