The term ‘guitar hero’ doesn’t usually conjure up an image of professorial dignity the likes of which Jorma Kaukonen radiated as he took the stage at Higher Ground April 2nd,
It’s a measure of Eric Clapton’s iconic stature as the prototypical guitar hero that his extended career encompasses so many stellar milestones. The tenure with John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers remains a
There was no celebration recognizing the fiftieth anniversary of Bob Dylan’s recording career in 2013, perhaps because The 30th Anniversary Concert Celebration, released in a deluxe edition of DVD/Blu-ray &
Bob Dylan’s status as a bonafide cultural icon is such that even straight remasters of his previously recorded work, sans bonus cuts, warrant close examination. Released comparatively unobtrusively just prior to the drop of his new studio album Together Through Life, these four digi-pak’d titles, two of which are double cd sets, cover expanses of time and style that remind just now much the Bard and his music have changed (and changed us) over the years.