Tom Petty’s Dream Version of ‘Wildflowers’ 3 Years After His Death 

Around 2012, in the midst of working on a new Heartbreakers album (Hypnotic Eye), Petty decided the time had come to finally release Wildflowers in its complete two-disc form. “We’re going to put out the songs from the other record as well,” he told RS excitedly. “We recorded quite a lot of songs and dug them out, and the songs are just so cool.”

Source: Tom Petty’s Dream Version of ‘Wildflowers’ 3 Years After His Death – Rolling Stone

 

Little Richard: 20 Essential Songs – Rolling Stone

The Beatles started out playing Little Richard songs. His guitar player was a young kid by the name of Jimi Hendrix. It’s not a stretch to say he was right there with Chuck molding and folding the foundations of Rock and Roll.

Revisit 20 key tracks from groundbreaking rock and R&B icon Little Richard.

Source: Little Richard: 20 Essential Songs – Rolling Stone

“I saw rock ‘n roll’s future … and its name is Bruce Springsteen.“ 

More Boss:  Springsteen opens for Bonnie Raitt at the Boston Arena on May 9, 1974. At her insistence, he plays his full two-hour set — unheard of from an opening act.

Rolling Stone‘s Jon Landau writes in Boston’s The Real Paper, “I saw rock and roll’s future, and its name is Bruce Springsteen. And on a night when I needed to feel young, he made me feel like I was hearing music for the very first time.”

Landau goes on to become The Boss’ long-time manager and producer.

Watch the Doobie Brothers Perform ‘Black Water’ In Isolation 

“We knew we would want to share something with others out there who are in isolation just like we are,” says Patrick Simmons, who wrote the song and sings lead on it. “We are so grateful to our fans who contributed to the performance and our families who helped with the production.

Source: Watch the Doobie Brothers Perform ‘Black Water’ In Isolation – Rolling Stone