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Rock Cellar Magazine | Fleet Foxes’ New LP ‘Shore’ Features a Musical Homage to John Prine, Bill Withers, Elliott Smith & More (Listen)
September 22, 2020
Fleet Foxes’ New LP ‘Shore’ Features a Musical Homage to John Prine, Bill Withers, Elliott Smith & More (Listen)

On Tuesday morning, Shore, a new Fleet Foxes album was released — precisely at 9:31 a.m. ET/6:31 a.m. PT, coinciding with the autumnal equinox — and Shore is a powerful...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch John Fogerty + Fogerty Factory Play Bill Withers’ ‘Lean On Me,’ Dedicated to Black Lives Matter
June 19, 2020
Watch John Fogerty + Fogerty Factory Play Bill Withers’ ‘Lean On Me,’ Dedicated to Black Lives Matter

John Fogerty and his children, the Fogerty Factory — Shane, Kelsy and Tyler — uploaded a new video in their ongoing series of performance clips. This one’s special, however. Recent...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bill Withers on ‘Ain’t No Sunshine’, ‘Grandma’s Hands’, ‘Use Me’, & His Legacy (Archival Interview)
April 3, 2020
Bill Withers on ‘Ain’t No Sunshine’, ‘Grandma’s Hands’, ‘Use Me’, & His Legacy (Archival Interview)

This interview with Bill Withers, originally conducted years ago, first ran on Rock Cellar in 2015. In light of Withers’ passing, we’re bringing it back as a snapshot of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Legendary Singer Bill Withers, Who Has Passed Away at 81 Due to Heart Complications (1938-2020)
April 3, 2020
Rest in Peace, Legendary Singer Bill Withers, Who Has Passed Away at 81 Due to Heart Complications (1938-2020)

Bill Withers, the legendary singer/songwriter/Rock and Roll Hall of Fame musician known for several classic hits including “Lean On Me,” “Use Me,” “Just the Two of Us,” “Lovely Day” and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mad Love
September 21, 2020
Mad Love

Drawing on multiple influences throughout his musical career, Clemon suffuses his debut album, Mad Love, with rock, pop, soul, jazz, reggae and folk and accordingly counts such diverse talents as Bob Marley, Prince, James Taylor, Richie Havens, Aerosmith, Frank Sinatra and Bill Withers as impacting his eclectic mix of songs. World Music indeed!

Rock Cellar Magazine | Fleet Foxes Play NPR ‘Tiny Desk (Home) Concert,’ 2020 Album ‘Shore’ Out on Physical Formats 3/19
March 9, 2021
Fleet Foxes Play NPR ‘Tiny Desk (Home) Concert,’ 2020 Album ‘Shore’ Out on Physical Formats 3/19

In late September, a surprise new album from indie/rock outfit Fleet Foxes was released on digital platforms — and Shore was an especially evocative and thoughtful set of songs from...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Look Back at Musicians/Entertainers Who Died in 2020
December 22, 2020
A Look Back at Musicians/Entertainers Who Died in 2020

The year is drawing to a close. As we all look ahead to 2021 (and hopefully a return to our “normal” way of life that the COVID-19 pandemic made impossible...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 12/21: ‘A Very Lonely Solstice Livestream’ from Fleet Foxes’ Robin Pecknold at Brooklyn’s St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church
December 18, 2020
12/21: ‘A Very Lonely Solstice Livestream’ from Fleet Foxes’ Robin Pecknold at Brooklyn’s St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church

In late September, a new album from Fleet Foxes was released — and Shore earned significant acclaim upon its arrival. The fourth album from the indie/folk outfit helmed by Robin...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Growing Old
November 13, 2020
Top 11 Songs About Growing Old

For our latest Top 11 list, writer Frank Mastropolo selects some of the most notable songs about that inevitability of life: growing old.  Older people shouldn’t eat health food, they need...

Rock Cellar Magazine | John Fogerty Releasing ‘Fogerty’s Factory’ Album of Recordings with His Kids 11/20 (Preview/Pre-Order)
October 1, 2020
John Fogerty Releasing ‘Fogerty’s Factory’ Album of Recordings with His Kids 11/20 (Preview/Pre-Order)

For much of the past few months, classic rock legend John Fogerty and his family — Fogerty’s Factory, a.k.a his kids Shane, Kelsy and Tyler — have been keeping busy...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Head Outside for a Performance of ‘Don’t You Wish It Was True’ by John Fogerty and the ‘Fogerty’s Factory’ Family Band
July 17, 2020
Head Outside for a Performance of ‘Don’t You Wish It Was True’ by John Fogerty and the ‘Fogerty’s Factory’ Family Band

John Fogerty and his kids, ‘Fogerty’s Factory,’ have been quite the source of bountiful entertainment these past few weeks. On Friday, Fogerty’s Factory — the legendary rocker and his musically...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch John Fogerty + Fogerty Factory Play the CCR Classic ‘Tombstone Shadow’ from the Garage
July 10, 2020
Watch John Fogerty + Fogerty Factory Play the CCR Classic ‘Tombstone Shadow’ from the Garage

It’s time once again for some musical entertainment from Fogerty Factory, the family band assembled by rocker John Fogerty and his musically inclined children Shane, Kelsy and Tyler. https://www.instagram.com/p/CCeE_O1BirV/ The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch John Fogerty and the ‘Fogerty Factory’ Play ‘Proud Mary’ and ‘Centerfield’ for the July 4th Holiday
July 6, 2020
Watch John Fogerty and the ‘Fogerty Factory’ Play ‘Proud Mary’ and ‘Centerfield’ for the July 4th Holiday

This past weekend saw the 4th of July celebrated throughout the United States — and legendary rocker John Fogerty and his kids, the Fogerty Factory, released two more performance videos...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch John Fogerty + Fogerty Factory Play ‘Blue Moon Nights,’ Nestled Under a Tree in the Summer Air
June 29, 2020
Watch John Fogerty + Fogerty Factory Play ‘Blue Moon Nights,’ Nestled Under a Tree in the Summer Air

This past Friday brought with it the latest entry in the delightful ongoing series of at-home performance videos from John Fogerty and his kids, the Fogerty Factory — and this...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch ‘One World: Together At Home’ Clips from Elton John, Paul McCartney, the Rolling Stones, Eddie Vedder, Stevie Wonder and More
April 20, 2020
Watch ‘One World: Together At Home’ Clips from Elton John, Paul McCartney, the Rolling Stones, Eddie Vedder, Stevie Wonder and More

This past Saturday evening, entertainers from around the world joined forces — remotely, of course, in the age of social distancing — to pay tribute to first responders and those...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rick Springfield Has Been Trying to Do a ‘Jessie’s Girl’ How-To Video for Weeks, Failing in Hilarious Fashion Every Time
April 15, 2020
Rick Springfield Has Been Trying to Do a ‘Jessie’s Girl’ How-To Video for Weeks, Failing in Hilarious Fashion Every Time

“Jessie’s Girl.” It’s a classic, a calling card of Rick Springfield and his enduring career of rock/pop hits — so what better song to try and teach the masses during...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tune In to Watch Singer/Songwriter Judith Owen Play ‘In Isolation’ Every Wednesday + Sunday on Facebook, YouTube, Instagram and More
April 15, 2020
Tune In to Watch Singer/Songwriter Judith Owen Play ‘In Isolation’ Every Wednesday + Sunday on Facebook, YouTube, Instagram and More

Acclaimed pianist/vocalist/songwriter/performer Judith Owen is spending some of her time in coronavirus pandemic quarantine by keeping very active on social media — as every Wednesday and Sunday at 2 p.m....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Friendship
February 11, 2020
Top 11 Songs About Friendship

Top 11 Songs About Friendship — a list that barely scratches the surface. If you think of any more that you’d add, let us know! “An old friend will help...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Searching for ‘True Meanings’ with Paul Weller (Album Review/Q&A)
September 11, 2018
Searching for ‘True Meanings’ with Paul Weller (Album Review/Q&A)

Over the past few years, every time I’ve interviewed Paul Weller, the legendary English musician known as the Modfather, he mentioned that he was contemplating releasing an acoustic album. For...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ben Folds Don't Need No Record Label. (Interview)
May 16, 2012
Ben Folds Don't Need No Record Label. (Interview)

"I’m excited to deliver the record to everyone who wants to hear it. I’m not at all interested in talking someone into liking the music that doesn’t like it, and I’m not even really interested in their opinion."

Rock Cellar Magazine | U2 Collaborates with Nonprofit Organization Education Through Music (ETM) for “Your Song Saved My Life” Video
November 9, 2021
U2 Collaborates with Nonprofit Organization Education Through Music (ETM) for “Your Song Saved My Life” Video

Late last week, U2 premiered “Your Song Saved My Life,” a new song featured in the upcoming animated film Sing 2 (which features Bono in his first voice acting role)....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ronnie James Dio: Birthday Tribute Live Stream/Fundraiser 7/10 ft. Rob Halford, Sammy Hagar, Tenacious D, Tony Iommi, Lizzy Hale, Sebastian Bach, More
June 29, 2021
Ronnie James Dio: Birthday Tribute Live Stream/Fundraiser 7/10 ft. Rob Halford, Sammy Hagar, Tenacious D, Tony Iommi, Lizzy Hale, Sebastian Bach, More

On Saturday, July 10, a host of heavy metal icons spanning decades and generations will gather — virtually — for a tribute concert streaming event/fundraiser paying homage to the late,...