A great, 10-minute interview with Bill Bateman gives a rare chance to hear from the legendary drummer in his own words, voice and cadence.
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Belinda + Buster: When Bill Bateman and Go-Go’s singer were ‘first couple of Hollywood’
Cadillacs, meat bones and a new haircut: In 1982, Bill Bateman and Belinda Carlisle felt like “the first couple of Hollywood”
Bateman drums: Old school, new ideas from Blasters legend
Legendary Blasters & Red Devils drummer Bill Bateman shares his drum-building secrets (and great gig stories) in rare magazine interview
Roll ’em, Gene: Boogie woogie master Gene Taylor dies in Austin, Texas
Gene Taylor, whose fiery boogie woogie and classic blues piano graced decades worth of classic albums and stages around the world, died Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021. According to social media posts from family and friends, Taylor, who lived in Austin, Texas, had been without heat or water for days during the devastating winter storm thisContinue reading “Roll ’em, Gene: Boogie woogie master Gene Taylor dies in Austin, Texas”
James Harman needs our help. (Icepick’s Story 2021)
James Harman — blues raconteur extraordinaire — is 74, without the means to earn a living, and beginning chemotherapy for Stage 4 cancer.