Janis Joplin, A Woman Left Lonely

Janis Joplin, A Woman Left Lonely

Oct 4, 2017

I’ve always felt an undeniable connection to Janis Joplin. I’ve been drawn to her music; her raw yet powerful vocals and beyond expressive performances. But there’s something beyond the music that I feel a connection to; a strange combination between strength and loneliness. Today, on Janis Joplin’s 47th anniversary of death, I want to...

A Rock n’ Roll History Lesson, An Interview with Patricia Kennealy-Morrison

A Rock n’ Roll History Lesson, An Interview with Patricia Kennealy-Morrison

Aug 4, 2017

Patricia Kennealy-Morrison has forged a path for herself that has lead to an accomplished and unusual life. She was the editor-in-chief of Jazz & Pop and one of the first female rock critics. The job as a critic is, of course, what lead her to meet the love of her life, Jim Morrison. As a practicing witch, Patricia and Jim were married in a Celtic...

The Big Mamma That Gave Birth to Elvis and Janis

The Big Mamma That Gave Birth to Elvis and Janis

Feb 25, 2016

    “My singing comes from my experience…My own experience. I never had no one teach me nothin’. I never went to school for music or nothin’. I taught myself to sing and to blow harmonica and even to play drums by watchin’ other people! I can’t read music, but I know what I’m singing! I don’t sing like nobody but...

When Patti Smith sang to Janis Joplin

When Patti Smith sang to Janis Joplin

Dec 6, 2015

There are certain times that you wish you could be a fly on the wall… The moment I would die to witness would be an encounter with two of the most influential women in rock. The story appeared in “Just Kids,” a must read for any Patti Smith fan. Patti Smith writes of her life with Robert Mapplethorpe as a young person in New York City. She...

An Emotionally Broke Playlist for Those Tired of Winter

An Emotionally Broke Playlist for Those Tired of Winter

Feb 23, 2015

Well it’s that point in the winter where things have gotten worse instead of better. February is almost over and instead of warmer weather and hope for spring, we’ve gotten a tone of snow and colder temperatures. For those of you getting stir crazy and depressed, I have compiled a list of songs that may express how you’re feeling. 1....