Don Was on Little Feat: as Complex as Prog Rock 'With More Feel And Soul'He's organized several tributes, and he told us which one nearly gave him cold feet with 48 hours to showtime.
Don Was on the Rolling Stones' 'Sticky Fingers,' Brian Wilson & the Sinatra Album that Almost [Ahem] WasDon Was says he and Bob Dylan had a great idea for a late-career Frank Sinatra project: "We wanted him to do an album of Hank Williams songs."
Brian Wilson Talks Lana Del Rey, His Biopic and New Album 'No Pier Pressure'Lana Del Rey and Frank Ocean were supposed to be on Brian Wilson's new album. They're not, and Don Was helps explain why.
Radio.com Minimation: Slash's Accidental Acoustic Job for Bob DylanHe thought he was there to drop a face-melting guitar solo on a Dylan track. That's not quite how it went down.
Arcade Fire, Bonnie Raitt, Jeff Tweedy, Eric Church Among Artists Celebrating Mavis Staples at Chicago ConcertStaples was the subject of an elaborate tribute concert that included such guests as Emmylou Harris, Patty Griffin, Bonnie Raitt, Jeff Tweedy, Gregg Allman, Eric Church and two members of Arcade Fire.
Emmylou Harris Tribute Concert to Feature Sheryl Crow, Mavis Staples, Steve Earle And MoreEmmylou's musical collaborator Buddy Miller and Don Was will serve as musical directors.
Kris Kristofferson, Nile Rodgers, Berry Gordy & More Remember The Beatles on 'Ed Sullivan' During GRAMMY week, Radio.com caught up with music icons who were around when the Fab Four hit our shores for the first time, some of whom were parked in front of the TV the night of the original broadcast.
Don Was Previews 'Extremely Powerful' Beatles Ed Sullivan TributeThe producer/bassist was the show's musical director. He told us about some of the show's highlights.
Martina McBride's Soul and R&B Covers Album 'Everlasting' Has New Release Date of April 8 "While this is a bit of a departure for me song-wise, stylistically I approached these songs the way I always have which is singing with as much soul and emotion as I possibly can,” she said.
John Mayer Announces Summer Tour, Previews New SongIn a Google+ Hangout yesterday, John Mayer announced a new tour - his first in three years - after battling throat issues for years that sidelined him from such major commitments.
Don Was On How 'Life-Altering & Life-Affirming' Love For Levon Helm Concert Came TogetherWas has produced all of the Rolling Stones' albums for two decades, and has helmed sessions for Bob Dylan, Bonnie Raitt and Elton John. But he said that the Love For Levon show was one of the highlights of his career.
Aaron Neville Trades Cutoff T-Shirts For Suits With New AlbumFor his latest album, "My True Story," Aaron Neville re-envisions doo-wop, but the album isn't just a stylistic change musically.