Martin Barre: Taking Roads Less Travelled

Martin Barre: Taking Roads Less Travelled

BY DAVID DeROCCO  It’s a funny thing. You won’t find his name on the list of Top 100 Guitarists compiled by such supposedly learned rock mags as Rolling Stone, Spin or Kerrang!. Nor will you find it on similar lists assembled by musician trade mags like Guitar World...
Jay Leno: Still A Stand Up Guy

Jay Leno: Still A Stand Up Guy

Jay Leno: Still A Stand Up Guy By: David DeRocco By David DeRocco“I’m always happy to talk to the enemy, Canada,” laughs legendary late night host and comedian, Jay Leno, acknowledging the fact he’s being interviewed by a citizen from a rogue nation at war with his...
Rosanne Cash: A 40 Year Hall of Fame Career Continues

Rosanne Cash: A 40 Year Hall of Fame Career Continues

By David DeRocco  When it comes to describing music, there’s a funny thing about applying labels; they’re so very easy to defy. Take Rosanne Cash, for example, an artist many people would be quick to label a country artist. That would be a truly narrow definition of...
TPOH’s Moe Berg: Finding Happiness

TPOH’s Moe Berg: Finding Happiness

By David DeRocco As an insightful young songwriter, Moe Berg managed – in one perfectly crafted song – to  capture the inherent frustrations and stark realities involved in accepting the responsibilities of adulthood.  Now, as he sits halfway through his life as a...