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Rock Cellar Magazine | Michael McDonald Premieres Powerful New Cover of Marvin Gaye’s ‘What’s Going On’ — Listen
April 2, 2020
Michael McDonald Premieres Powerful New Cover of Marvin Gaye’s ‘What’s Going On’ — Listen

Today, April 2, would have been the 81st birthday of the legendary Marvin Gaye — so it was the perfect date for “yacht rock” king and all-around music icon Michael...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Inside Marvin Gaye’s ‘Lost’ Album ‘You’re the Man’ with Biographer David Ritz
April 1, 2019
Inside Marvin Gaye’s ‘Lost’ Album ‘You’re the Man’ with Biographer David Ritz

Today, April 1, 2019, is the 35th anniversary of the day legendary soul singer Marvin Gaye passed away, and the eve of what would have been his 80th birthday. To...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Motown Legend/Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Singer/Songwriter/Producer Lamont Dozier: 1941-2022
August 9, 2022
Rest in Peace, Motown Legend/Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Singer/Songwriter/Producer Lamont Dozier: 1941-2022

Lamont Dozier, the singer/songwriter/producer known for decades of notable works in the Motown world and beyond, has passed away at the age of 81. The news was confirmed by his...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Jeff Beck + Johnny Depp’s Spirited New Covers Record, ’18’ (Listen)
July 15, 2022
Out Now: Jeff Beck + Johnny Depp’s Spirited New Covers Record, ’18’ (Listen)

The past few weeks have seen plenty of headlines involving Johnny Depp, for various reasons. Among those newsworthy topics is 18, a brand new studio album combining the talents of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview Jeff Beck + Johnny Depp’s ’18’ LP with Covers of Velvet Underground and Beach Boys — Listen/Pre-Order
June 23, 2022
Preview Jeff Beck + Johnny Depp’s ’18’ LP with Covers of Velvet Underground and Beach Boys — Listen/Pre-Order

Jeff Beck and Johnny Depp recently announced a new collaborative album, 18, which the duo will release on July 15. After meeting in 2016, the pair apparently struck a chord...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Johnny Depp + Jeff Beck Collaborative LP ’18’ Out 7/15 (Pre-Order); Stream Depp’s “This Is A Song For Miss Hedy Lamarr”
June 9, 2022
Johnny Depp + Jeff Beck Collaborative LP ’18’ Out 7/15 (Pre-Order); Stream Depp’s “This Is A Song For Miss Hedy Lamarr”

Johnny Depp has certainly been in the news quite a bit lately — and the latest headline involving the actor pertains to his off-and-on musical career. On July 15, legendary...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Recap: Eddie Vedder and the Earthlings (Plus Benmont Tench/Stewart Copeland) Trace Rock & Roll History in LA
February 28, 2022
Recap: Eddie Vedder and the Earthlings (Plus Benmont Tench/Stewart Copeland) Trace Rock & Roll History in LA

It was easy to feel overwhelmed by the level of talent assembled on stage at Friday night’s Eddie Vedder and the Earthlings concert at the YouTube Theater in Los Angeles....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Yusuf/Cat Stevens Debuts New Video for “Morning Has Broken”; ‘Teaser and the Firecat’ 50th Anniversary Out Now
November 23, 2021
Yusuf/Cat Stevens Debuts New Video for “Morning Has Broken”; ‘Teaser and the Firecat’ 50th Anniversary Out Now

On Nov. 19, Yusuf/Cat Stevens released a 50th anniversary Super Deluxe edition of his classic 1971 record, Teaser and the Firecat. It continues the retrospective release series from the cherished...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Classic Songs Featured in ‘The Many Saints of Newark: A Sopranos Story’
November 8, 2021
Top 11 Classic Songs Featured in ‘The Many Saints of Newark: A Sopranos Story’

“I listen to a lot of music all the time… A lot of these things are dredged up from memory. I’ll go, ‘Oh, that was a really good song.’ Or...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Don Letts Q&A: English Filmmaker/DJ/Legend on New Memoir, His Journey and Distinctive Worldview, the Clash and Beyond
May 13, 2021
Don Letts Q&A: English Filmmaker/DJ/Legend on New Memoir, His Journey and Distinctive Worldview, the Clash and Beyond

Don Letts was at the epicenter of the punk rock explosion in late-1970s London, as the manager of the King’s Road shop Acme Attraction and as a DJ at the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Michael McDonald Hosting Mother’s Day Weekend “Home Alone 3: Yo Mama Be There” Live Stream Event
April 16, 2021
Michael McDonald Hosting Mother’s Day Weekend “Home Alone 3: Yo Mama Be There” Live Stream Event

Renowned singer/songwriter/recent Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Michael McDonald has staged a handful of entertaining solo live stream concert events over the past few months, and his next one is...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Peter Frampton Band Shares ‘Isn’t it a Pity,’ from New ‘Frampton Forgets the Words’ LP Out 4/23
April 16, 2021
Peter Frampton Band Shares ‘Isn’t it a Pity,’ from New ‘Frampton Forgets the Words’ LP Out 4/23

On April 23, Peter Frampton and the Peter Frampton Band will release Frampton Forgets the Words, a collection of instrumental covers of songs very near and dear to the heart...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Peter Frampton Salute His Old Friend David Bowie with New ‘Loving the Alien’ Cover
March 26, 2021
Watch Peter Frampton Salute His Old Friend David Bowie with New ‘Loving the Alien’ Cover

On April 23, The Peter Frampton Band will release Frampton Forgets The Words, an instrumental covers album that finds the guitar legend tackling songs originally made famous by a number of acts spanning styles and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Paul Stanley: On His New Album with Soul Station and the ‘Perfect Imperfection’ of Soul/R&B (The Interview)
March 11, 2021
Paul Stanley: On His New Album with Soul Station and the ‘Perfect Imperfection’ of Soul/R&B (The Interview)

Paul Stanley gets “souled out” with his spectacular 15-piece band Soul Station on their debut album Now and Then, which is out on March 19. While it may come as...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mary Wilson: Motown/UMe Releasing Expanded Edition of 1979 Solo LP 4/16; Stream ‘Why Can’t We All Get Along’
March 5, 2021
Mary Wilson: Motown/UMe Releasing Expanded Edition of 1979 Solo LP 4/16; Stream ‘Why Can’t We All Get Along’

On Feb. 8, the world was hit with the sad news that Mary Wilson, co-founder of The Supremes and an all-around music legend, had passed away at the age of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch The Peter Frampton Band Cover Roxy Music’s ‘Avalon,’ from ‘Frampton Forgets The Words’ Out 4/23
February 26, 2021
Watch The Peter Frampton Band Cover Roxy Music’s ‘Avalon,’ from ‘Frampton Forgets The Words’ Out 4/23

On April 23, The Peter Frampton Band will release Frampton Forgets The Words, an instrumental covers album that finds the guitar legend tackling songs originally made famous by a number...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Music Channel The Coda Collection, Launched by Yoko Ono & Janie Hendrix, Arriving on Prime Video 2/18
February 10, 2021
New Music Channel The Coda Collection, Launched by Yoko Ono & Janie Hendrix, Arriving on Prime Video 2/18

Announced recently, The Coda Collection is a new, dedicated Amazon Prime Video channel for the most devoted music fans. Spearheaded by Yoko Ono and Janie Hendrix (and backed by Sony...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Peter Frampton Covers Radiohead’s ‘Reckoner,’ Instrumental Covers LP ‘Frampton Forgets the Words’ Out 4/23 (Preview)
January 29, 2021
Peter Frampton Covers Radiohead’s ‘Reckoner,’ Instrumental Covers LP ‘Frampton Forgets the Words’ Out 4/23 (Preview)

On April 23, Peter Frampton will add to his illustrious career with a new album titled Frampton Forgets the Words — a clever title for an album of instrumental covers...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Michael McDonald Playing ‘Home Alone 2 – Birthday Bash: A Party of One’ Live Stream Concert 2/12 (Tickets/Info)
January 6, 2021
Michael McDonald Playing ‘Home Alone 2 – Birthday Bash: A Party of One’ Live Stream Concert 2/12 (Tickets/Info)

On Feb. 12, renowned singer/songwriter/recent Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Michael McDonald will throw himself a lavish 69th birthday party with Home Alone 2 — Birthday Bash: A...

Rock Cellar Magazine | I’m Still Standing: Dave Mason Q&A — Re-Recording ‘Alone Together,’ Keeping Busy in Quarantine & Penning an Autobiography
December 7, 2020
I’m Still Standing: Dave Mason Q&A — Re-Recording ‘Alone Together,’ Keeping Busy in Quarantine & Penning an Autobiography

Rock Cellar’s newest column, I’m Still Standing, continues with our interview with singer-songwriter and guitarist Dave Mason, whose short tenure with Traffic produced the classic “Feelin’ Alright,” a song recorded by...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Racism
July 9, 2020
Top 11 Songs About Racism

This month’s Top 11 concerns racism — and, specifically, some of the most notable songs to tackle the complicated subject over the years.  “Hollywood folks like to believe they are...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Listen to a Particularly Electric Performance of ‘Takin’ it to the Streets’ by Michael McDonald, ft. Drea Rhenee
July 1, 2020
Listen to a Particularly Electric Performance of ‘Takin’ it to the Streets’ by Michael McDonald, ft. Drea Rhenee

Recent weeks have seen Michael McDonald premiere powerful live renditions of songs from his iconic career, and this week’s latest entry to the series features one of the smooth singer‘s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ed Sullivan Show YouTube Channel Launches with Archival Clips from Beach Boys, Supremes, Jackson 5, Neil Diamond, More
June 12, 2020
Ed Sullivan Show YouTube Channel Launches with Archival Clips from Beach Boys, Supremes, Jackson 5, Neil Diamond, More

A licensing deal struck between UMe and SOFA Entertainment Inc. has facilitated the launch of a new YouTube channel dedicated to the Ed Sullivan Show and all of its robust...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs For A Better World
June 1, 2020
Top 11 Songs For A Better World

This Top 11 Songs for a Better World piece original ran in 2013, but given the protests in the United States regarding the death of George Floyd and the #BlackLivesMatter...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear a Powerhouse Live Performance of ‘What the World Needs Now’ from Michael McDonald
May 13, 2020
Hear a Powerhouse Live Performance of ‘What the World Needs Now’ from Michael McDonald

Michael McDonald has released a new live cover of “What the World Needs Now,” the 1965 hit by Jackie DeShannon that was written by Burt Bacharach and Hal David —...

Rock Cellar Magazine | April 2019 Issue
December 17, 2019
April 2019 Issue

Click below to enjoy our April 2019 features: The Zombies’ Chris White on the Roll Hall of Fame, Bringing Dave Grohl to Tears and More (The Interview) Inside the Rolling...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Happiness
June 13, 2019
Top 11 Songs About Happiness

“Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city.” – George Burns “Don’t Worry, Be Happy” by Bobby McFerrin Bobby McFerrin’s 1988 tune “Don’t Worry, Be Happy”...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Reflecting on Curtis Mayfield’s Legacy and New Box Set with His Wife, Altheida Mayfield
June 4, 2019
Reflecting on Curtis Mayfield’s Legacy and New Box Set with His Wife, Altheida Mayfield

Whether you know it or not, you hear Curtis Mayfield’s influence every day. Sure, his grooves have been endlessly sampled, but the gorgeous soul music he created, especially after he...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out 6/28: 11-CD Anniversary Edition of ‘Motown: The Complete No. 1’s’
May 13, 2019
Out 6/28: 11-CD Anniversary Edition of ‘Motown: The Complete No. 1’s’

On June 28, Motown/UMe will release an expanded anniversary edition of Motown: The Complete No. 1’s, to mark Motown‘s 60th anniversary. The set, which was originally released as a 10-CD...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The ‘Power of Peace’ with Carlos Santana, Cindy Blackman Santana and the Isley Brothers: The Interview
August 10, 2017
The ‘Power of Peace’ with Carlos Santana, Cindy Blackman Santana and the Isley Brothers: The Interview

Given the tumult churning around in our nation, Power Of Peace, the new collaborative project between Carlos Santana and The Isley Brothers (Ronald and Ernie) offers the perfect musical salvo in reaction to seemingly insurmountable...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Catching Up with Eagles and Poco Co-Founder Randy Meisner (Interview)
November 10, 2016
Catching Up with Eagles and Poco Co-Founder Randy Meisner (Interview)

And now, an archival interview with Randy Meisner, conducted by Ken Sharp a few years ago… Working with the likes of Poco and Rick Nelson’s Stone Canyon Band, Randy Meisner...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A, Part 2: Mike Love on Lawsuits, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Being Cast as the Beach Boys' 'Villain'
November 3, 2016
Q&A, Part 2: Mike Love on Lawsuits, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Being Cast as the Beach Boys' 'Villain'

This is the conclusion to last month’s interview with Mike Love of the Beach Boys — get caught up with Part 1 here, and enjoy the rest below. Rock Cellar...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Teenagers
June 7, 2016
Top 11 Songs About Teenagers

“When buying a used car, punch the buttons on the radio. If all the stations are rock and roll, there’s a good chance the transmission is shot.” – Larry Lujack...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Teenagers
June 7, 2016
Top 11 Songs About Teenagers

“When buying a used car, punch the buttons on the radio. If all the stations are rock and roll, there’s a good chance the transmission is shot.” – Larry Lujack...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Time for A 'Reunion': Q&A with Whitford/St. Holmes
June 7, 2016
Time for A 'Reunion': Q&A with Whitford/St. Holmes

By the early ’80s, guitarist Brad Whitford and lead singer/guitarist Derek St. Holmes, members of Aerosmith and Ted Nugent respectively, had departed from their classic bands and were forging out...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lou Gramm: Juke Box Hero (Interview)
June 4, 2013
Lou Gramm: Juke Box Hero (Interview)

Foreigner, the music biz and his book 'Juke Box Hero: My Five Decades in Rock 'n Roll'

Rock Cellar Magazine | April Album Reviews
April 2, 2013
April Album Reviews

Depeche Mode Black Rebel Motorcycle Club Low The Strokes Wire Justin Timberlake John Denver Tribute Mudhoney Depeche Mode – Delta Machine This is the blues – Depeche Mode-style – and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs That Shared Names with Movie Titles
May 14, 2021
Top 11 Songs That Shared Names with Movie Titles

“I would rather turn my head and cough than see any part of ‘Patch Adams’ again. The title of this movie should have been ‘Punch Adams!’ — Gene Siskel “Strange...