Jack White: Epitaph for Don Van Vliet (Captain Beefheart)

June 4, 2011

In a recent issue of MOJO, Jack White paid tribute to one of his heroes: the late Don Van Vliet. Click through for the larger, readable image.

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How Buffalo Springfield Formed

June 4, 2011

Neil Young, in a 1975 Rolling Stone cover story by Cameron Crowe: “Bruce [Palmer] and I were tooling around L.A. in my hearse. I loved the hearse. Six people could be getting high in the front and back and nobody would be able to see in because of the curtains. The heater was great. And the […]

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Video: Leonard Cohen, The Poet, Documentary

May 28, 2011

While Leonard Cohen, of course, didn’t begin his to-be-legendary career as a songwriter until his early 30s, the Montreal born artist was an accomplished and relatively renowned poet/novelist at a young age. This 1965 documentary is a fascinating record of the time, just before he set out on a musical foray that would begin one […]

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Video: Rick Moranis as Michael McDonald

May 26, 2011

The first clip in what might become a “Best Rick Moranis Music Sketches” roundup at some point.

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Video: Sammy Davis, Jr. Tap Dancing at 6 Years Old

May 24, 2011
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Bob Seger – “2 + 2 = ?”

May 21, 2011

Appearing on The Colbert Report tonight, Jack White mentioned that this 1969 anti-Vietnam song is his favorite cut from the oeuvre of Detroit’s own Bob Seger. Sounds like it may have inspired “Seven Nation Army” a bit, no?

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