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Jackson Browne

  • Blogs

    July 10, 2013

    Our 25 Favorite Summer Jams of 2013

    Houston's not getting any colder, so Rocks Off asked our writers to tell us which recently released songs are helping them beat the heat this summer. Alt-J, Dissolve Me" A strong, danceable beat coupled with such serenity. It's the sound of floating in the ocean with friends while just a little bit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2013

    The Rocks Off 100: Tobin Harvell, Fitzgerald's Unflappable Floor Manager

    Welcome to the Rocks Off 100, our portrait gallery of the most compelling profiles and personalities in the far-flung Houston music community -- a lot more than just musicians, but of course they're in there too. See the entire Rocks Off 100 at this link. If you spend any time at Fitzgerald's, you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2012

    Explaining Classic Rock Bands to Kids

    This past Sunday, The New York Times ran a piece by Paul Greenberg where the author explained how important the Beatles were to music and pop culture to his five-year old son. The child didn't know that the band had albums, but only knew the Fab Four from iTunes playlists. "When the Beatles record ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2012

    Upcoming: Fiona Apple, Jackson Browne, David Byrne, Chris Isaak, Etc.

    The 71's, Black Queen Speaks, Roomsounds: Sat., Aug. 18, 8 p.m., $10/$14. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston. Al Staehely: Fri., June 29, 8 p.m., $20. Old Quarter Acoustic Cafe (413 20th St., Galveston), 413 20th St., Galveston, Galveston. Bob Schneider: Sat., Aug. 4, 8 p.m., $22/$50. House of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2012

    10 Movie Songs We Can't Hear Without Thinking Of Sex

    While we at Rocks Off boast many obsessions and vices (we'll call them "hobbies"), a few choice ones unashamedly top our list. If you perverted pop-culture junkies agree that sex, music, and movies are among life's simplest and most necessary pleasures, then keep reading. If you still blush during s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2011

    Friday Night: Mates of State at Fitzgerald's

    Photos by Neph Basedow​While many of our fellow Rocks Off cohorts had already left for Austin's Fun Fun Fun Fest by Friday, we stuck around to catch Lawrence, Kansas pop-duo Mates of State, who were slated to perform at the fest later that weekend. Though (sadly) there were no Ryan Gosling si ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2009

    What Rocks Off Found When We Hacked Tiger Woods' iPod

    Since Rocks Off kindly suggested several musicians who would perhaps have made better trysting partners for Tiger Woods than waitresses, porn stars and what have you, the number of the maritally embattled golf superstar's alleged paramours has risen from nine to 11. Whoops, it's gone up from 11 to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2009

    Lonesome Onry and Mean: Celtic Accordion Queen Sharon Shannon

    ​One of Lonesome Onry and Mean's favorite Pogues tracks is actually Steve Earle's great anti-war song "Johnny Come Lately" from Earle's Copperhead Road album. Earle has frequently spoken of his affinity for Ireland, particularly Galway, which we might call one of his retreats. It was through Earle ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2009

    Distant Early Warning: AC/DC, Alice In Chains, Insect Warfare, Jackson Browne, Puscifer, Son Volt, etc.

    ​12 Stones, Wake The Light, Saturate, Dine Alone: Wed., Sept. 30. Scout Bar Clear Lake. Aaron Neville Quintet's Christmas Show: Fri., Dec. 4. House of Blues. The Accused, Krum Bums, Owl Witch, H.R.A.: Sun., Oct. 11. Walter's on Washington. AC/DC: Sun., Nov. 8. Toyota Center. Baroness, Iron Age, D ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2009

    Lost Tuneage: Terry Reid

    L-R: Waddy Wachtel, Keith Richards and Terry Reid Who Dat? Though unfortunately best known to rock trivia buffs for what he didn't do than for what he did, Terry Reid was (and is) an extremely well-regarded British blues-rock singer/guitarist. He began warbling as a toddler when his mother would pe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2007
  • Blogs

    September 13, 2007

    Get Lit: A Turtle’s Life

    Classic rock fans might not recognize the name Johny Barbata, but they’ve heard his drumming on more than 100 albums and 20 hits including Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young’s “Ohio.” He was also a full-time member of the Turtles and Jefferson Airplane/Starship, thumping skins on songs like “H ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2007
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    August 20, 2007
  • Music

    July 5, 2007

    Another Bump

    Ten of the best coke anthems, plus a shortlist for the Cocaine Hall of Fame

  • Film

    June 7, 2007

    Geekology 101

    Judd Apatow explains himself.

  • Music

    July 29, 2004
  • Culture

    August 22, 2002

    Fallon Fast

    Saturday Night Live's prime player is rapidly outgrowing television's small screen

  • Music

    October 18, 2001

    Wizard of Boz

    Boz Scaggs evolves along with his beloved R&B

  • News

    May 17, 2001

    The Art of Getting Broken

    Mary Cutrufello wanted to be a rock star. For a moment she was.

  • Culture

    September 14, 2000

    A Fan's Notes

    After Jerry Maguire, Cameron Crowe comes of age...finally

  • Music

    April 27, 2000

    Long Haul

    As the rest of Americana crumbles around him, Guy Clark just keeps getting better

  • Music

    September 23, 1999

    Native Talent

    Indigenous Americans blow blues-rock smoke

  • Music

    January 15, 1998

    Cry Tough

    Essential bassist Tommy Shannon hangs in there

  • News

    June 5, 1997

    Never Too Old to Rock and Roll

    From the Malibus to the Natives to on his own, Herschel Berry has haunted -- and been haunted by -- Houston music for three decades. So is he ready to give it up? You've gotta be kidding

  • Music

    January 23, 1997

    All for One?

    The boys in the band want you to know Counting Crows is more than its lead singer

  • Music

    October 3, 1996
  • Music

    March 7, 1996

    Hippie Chic

    Jewel is a one-name folkie with a multifaceted spirit

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