Monday, September 17, 2012

Big Emmy Wins for George Harrison: Living in the Material World

I am so happy to share  the news that the documentary produced by Olivia Harrison and Directed by Martin Scorsese has one two Emmy Awards. One is for Outstanding Non-Fiction Special and the other is for Outstanding Directing. I served as Historical Consultant on the film and still recall my excitement the night Olivia Harrison called to ask me to work on this amazing film. It was a great honor and experience.

You can read about the Emmys here:

If you would like to see the film you can purchase the DVD at

You can also learn more about George Harrison at:

Next project is the release of my new book, The Beatle Who Vanished. You can learn more about this mysterious Beatle here:

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Tuesday, September 11, 2012

The Best Classic Rock “Long-Songs” Playlist

It's time to travel back in time and recall some of the greatest and longest songs of classic rock. Does quantity equal quality? It sure does with these tracks. If I failed to mention one of your favorites, let us know below. I would have loved to put up the sound files, but that would be a copyright issue. If you are 45 years old and above, these should be in your collection. If you are under 45, well you need to visit iTunes and you will find them all there. Enjoy.

Low Spark of High Heel Boys - Traffic
In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida - Iron Butterfly
Hey Jude – The Beatles
Layla – Derek & the Dominos
The End – The Doors
Free Bird – Lynyrd Skynyrd
Can’t You Hear Me Knockin’ – The Rolling Stones
Jungleland – Bruce Springsteen & the East Street Band

Won’t Get Fooled Again – The Who
Stairway to Heaven – Led Zeppelin
Whipping Post (live) – The Allman Brothers
Bohemian Rhapsody – Queen
Southern Man – Neil Young
I Want You (She’s So Heavy) – The Beatles
I Want to Take You Higher – Sly & The Family Stone
Eurotrash Girl – Cracker (not really classic rock era, but a great long rocker nonetheless)
Keep on Chooglin – Creedence Clearwater Revival
No Woman, No Cry (live 1975) – Bob Marley & the Whalers
Papa Was A Rolling Stone – The Temptations
Suite: Judy Blue Eyes – Crosby, Stills & Nash
I’m Your Captain – Grand Funk Railroad
Frankenstein – The Edgar Winter Group
Heroin – Lou Reed

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