The eponymous debut album of The Derek Trucks Band was released on October 7th, 1997, months before the group’s namesake even reached his 18th birthday. Nephew of Allman Brothers Band cofounder and drummer Butch Trucks, Derek purchased his first guitar at age nine, with a slide bar following hot on its heels. Influenced greatly by such blues guitar-slingers as Elmore James, Buddy Guy and Duane Allman, the…
Read MoreLike two peas in what would most certainly be one rockin’ pod, Warren Haynes (left) and John Paul Jones (right) share a laugh backstage at 2007’s Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. At that year’s festival, Jones proved to be a very busy man. In addition to joining Haynes’ band, Gov’t Mule, for a number of Led Zeppelin tunes on both bass and keys, he also …
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Sister Rosetta Tharpefinds herself escorted to the stage of The Blues and Gospel Train where, moments after the impromptu Manchester venue received a surprise shower, the pop-gospel pioneer let loose a riveting and rocking performance of “Didn’t It Rain”. Held on May 7, 1964, The…
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Just as Cream and The Jimi Hendrix Experience before them, Radio Moscow brings their mixture of hard hitting, psychedelic rock and blues to a new generation of music lovers. The power trio, which emerged from Story City, Iowa, a decade ago, can be seen here tearing through“250 Miles” at La Grange à Musique in Creil, France on July 4th of 2012.
This week we’re back with another installment of Tribut’s This Week In Pop Culture where we’re taking a look at all the pop-culture happenings during the week of October 9 through October 15.