Blog Entries by Leslie Michele Derrough

Author 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.
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  • Dobro Master Jerry DouglasDobro 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.
  • Chris Robertson of Black Stone CherryChris Robertson of Black Stone CherryThe Black Stone Cherry frontman talks song inspirations, making videos and the Skynyrd song that makes him cry.
  • Shooter JenningsShooter JenningsShooter Jennings may be the son of a country music legend but what he has in his musical palette may surprise you.
  • Phil Collen of Def LeppardPhil Collen of Def LeppardThe Def Leppard guitarist breaks down some of their biggest hits and gives his take on solos.
  • Charlie Starr of Blackberry SmokeCharlie Starr of Blackberry SmokeThe frontman for the new kings of southern rock talks about some of the band's most popular songs.
  • Ray Benson of Asleep at the WheelRay Benson of Asleep at the WheelPlaying C&W with swing and humor, the Asleep At The Wheel singer honors Bob Wills and JJ Cale in his music.
  • Mark Tremonti (Creed, Alter Bridge)Mark Tremonti (Creed, Alter Bridge)As guitarist in Creed and Alter Bridge, Mark co-wrote all the songs. Now with his band Tremonti, he's also the lead singer.
  • Brad Whitford of AerosmithBrad 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 CasonBuzz has written songs recorded by The Beatles, Pearl Jam, Brenda Lee, U2 and Gloria Estefan.
  • Sara Watkins of Nickel CreekSara Watkins of Nickel CreekNickel Creek fiddle player Sara Watkins talks about touring with Jackson Browne and coming into her own as a songwriter.
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