Don Was on Brian Wilson’s New LP, the Rolling Stones’ ‘Sticky Fingers’ and the Sinatra Album that Almost [Ahem] Was
Don 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.”
“The Night That Changed America: A GRAMMY Salute To The Beatles” airs on CBS Feb. 9 at 8 p.m. ET.
We’re grateful that some of the greatest artists of all time are still adding to their respective legacies with excellent new albums. Here, then, are five great albums that legends released in 2013.
All My Friends: Celebrating the Songs & Voice of Gregg Allman” will feature a lineup of major stars paying tribute to the Allman Brothers Band’s leader.
Don Was has had some great experiences at the GRAMMY Awards. In 1994, he was named Producer of The Year. That same year, he was the musical director for a tribute to Curtis Mayfield that […]
New Orleans legend Aaron Neville has listened to doo-wop music for his entire life, but until today (January 22), he’d never released an album paying tribute to the genre. His latest effort, My True Story, […]
Tuesday (January 22) sees the release of Aaron Neville’s new album, My True Story. A collection of classic doo-wop numbers, Neville teamed up with a pretty heavy-duty production team for the album: Don Was and […]
2012 saw the return of Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band, Aerosmith and (sort of) Led Zeppelin. 2013 promises lots of great albums, films and tours from some of music’s greatest legends. The Return […]
“So, here they are siting next to me on a sofa, and Mick was telling me what he wanted in a producer. And Keith was telling me why he didn’t want a producer! And they would not yield the conversation to each other. It might have been ten minutes — it was probably five — but they both talked at the same time and would not yield to the other guy!”
“From the time I was 14, all I wanted to do was play bass for Bob Dylan! And when I became a producer, I thought, ‘If I could produce Bob Dylan, that’d be incredible!’ And then it actually happened. The odds of that happening, man, are like, absurd! But the universe came together, and there I was, with Bob Dylan!”