The Low Spark of High-Heeled Boys (released 11/1/71) is not the first album featuring this particular personnel lineup of Traffic. The same sextet, with erstwhile co-founder of the band Dave
Ryan breaks down the performances from the 2013 Kennedy Center Honors.
A new listing on LiveNation.com clues us in to an Allman Brothers Band / Steve Winwood pairing
In lieu of the usual assortment of outtakes and alternate recordings, only a small array of which appear on this deluxe edition of Steve Winwood’s Arc of a Diver, the two CD set includes a BBC Radio documentary which follows a customary blueprint of interspersing scripted intros to interviews of peers including brother Muff and co-musicians such as the late, long-time Traffic collaborator Jim Capaldi. Much of what's here is easily well-known or researched (of particular interest the various music that’s referenced) but also, as is usually the case, nuggets of insight appear alongside the over-emotive segues.
Roundup of this week’s tour announcements including Desaparecidos, Fleetwood Mac and Alabama Shakes.
The initial lineup for Mountain Jam 2012 has been revealed.
With 2010 marking the 40th anniversary of Jimi Hendrix’s death, fans in the UK will be able to get a intimate glimpse of his life in swinging London as part
The aughts have been quite the decade for Eric Clapton fans, as Slowhand has been going through a career renaissance having reunited with both Cream and his former Blind Faith
Traffic – Light Up Or Leave Me Alone
Eric Clapton and Steve Winwood clearly elevate each other's performances throughout Live From Madison Square Garden. This live recording, a set list heavy on blues and vintage Traffic tunes intermixes crowd-pleasers like the too-obvious encore "Cocaine” as well as "After Midnight." Yet the headlining pair and their savvy accompanists refuse to indulge in mere nostalgia.