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Blog entries by Leslie Michele Derrough
Leslie Michele DerroughHaving discovered rock and roll at a very, very, very young age, it has never strayed very far away from Leslie's everyday existence. A concert photographer and music journalist, Leslie likes to explore the lives and careers of those who make the world a better place with their words and melodies. Also writing regularly for Glide Magazine and Hittin' The Note, you can follow her on Twitter @LeslieDerrough.
Dobro Master Jerry DouglasThe 14-time Grammy winner talks about his work with Alison Krauss and Elvis Costello, and explains by bluegrass is usually played at the wrong speed. Shooter JenningsShooter Jennings may be the son of a country music legend but what he has in his musical palette may surprise you. Brad Whitford of AerosmithThe Aerosmith guitarist on the band's most under-rated song, and what he thought when Steven Tyler rhymed Tallahassee with sassafrassee. Buzz CasonBuzz has written songs recorded by The Beatles, Pearl Jam, Brenda Lee, U2 and Gloria Estefan. Benmont TenchThe backbone of Tom Petty's Heartbreakers, Benmont talks about finally releasing his first solo album, his songwriting over the years, and the Gainesville sound. Carlene CarterCarlene Carter talks about her Carter Family roots and her tour with John Mellencamp.