‘Hey Joe’ Featured a Confusing History
The song that helped make Jimi Hendrix famous in the UK and later caught on in the US was ‘Hey Joe’, which was a cover. But, who wrote the song? Check out Rock N’ Roll True Stories video.
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Ok..so I am reposting this, as I see, sadly, we are so super politically charged. My intent was to encourage people to read The Constitution. Facebook and social media is a fine place for 'some' information (usually just good jokes if you are me), but primary sources are key. As an American, and especially now with all the yellin' and hollerin'…kick back and inform yourself, maybe. Another book suggestion in this vein would be 'Hamilton' and/or The Federalist papers. Peace out everyone.
“His birthday seemed the perfect time to share this and celebrate Chris, his voice, music, stories and art. It is true a man is not dead while his name is still spoken … and, through his art, an artist’s soul still burns just as bright as ever upon all those that look up to him and his memory,” “Releasing music that was special to Chris keeps a part of him here with us — his heart and his soul. His love and his legacy.”
Today Rock N’ Roll True Stories published an incredible story about why country singer Johnny Cash covered Seattle band Soundgarden’s song ‘Rusty Cage’ from the group’s third album ‘Badmotorfinger.’ He also looks at how Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell almost wrote the arrangement for Cash and Cornell’s reaction to the cover. Check out the full story below!
It was revealed recently that current Guns N’ Roses guitarist Richard Fortus will be collaborating with former Motley Crue frontman John Corabi. During a recent interview for Gretsch Guitars on social media he revealed the news saying the following:
“I’m working every day. I’ve been really fortunate. Unlike a lot of my friends during Covid, they’ve not had any work, because they’re touring musicians or they’re studio musicians that don’t have a studio at home.
“‘I’m actually sitting in my studio, which is in my house, and so I’m able to do sessions for different people. And I’ve been really fortunate that I’ve had a ton of work, and I’m busy every day doing sessions, which is awesome, ’cause I love doing that.
In the early 90’s Guns N’ Roses guitarist Slash would be attacked by the US Government over his endorsement of Black Death Vodka. Big brother claimed the marketing was deceptive and inappropriate. Check out the full story below including Slash’s response.