True-Life Rock Tales

The Marrakesh Express and Other Journeys

We walk into the control room and only record label…

The End of a Hollywood Era

In early summer 1969 I was living in Laurel Canyon…

The Stranglers Come Stateside

I met them as they came off the plane at…

Wrestling With Rock and Roll

In 1984 Ian Lloyd of the band Stories calls me…

Jefferson Airplane’s Scheduled Stop

I had been back in New York for a few…

A Time in Peter Tosh’s Jamaica

In speaking with Eppy, he mentioned that he was promoting…

Hitchhiking with Alice Cooper

It was late 1968 when my friend, the late Barry…

Roye Albrighton: Nektar’s Diamond in the Rough

[Editor’s Note: Ken previously wrote about progressive rock group Nektar…

Thanksgiving at the Fillmore East

Halloween had just passed and now it was turning cold.…

Johnny “Guitar” Watson: A Real Mother for Ya

In 1980 I find myself working on another bus tour…

The Newport / JVC Jazz Festival and “Technomania”

It was 1996 when Bob Guccione was watching The Cable…

Superstar: The Long Tour

Beginning in 1972, I was involved in the production of…

Elektra – My Record Company Gig

We were starting to level off and the pilot said,…

Between Tours

I am sitting in Trax, a music biz hangout club…

The Ramones, Early On

It was a conference call from Linda Stein and Danny…

Back in the World

It was the late summer of 1966, and I was…

The Alternative Coast (Back in the World, Part Two)

Ken’s article, “Back in the World,” about events in 1966…

Peace Parade, the Protest, and J.C. Superstar

In Issue 117 Ken talked about his involvement with the…

Ninety Minutes and Three Encores

It’s New Year’s Eve in the mid-seventies. It’s after the…

I Love LA

I sank into the plush soft leather seat and snapped…

Pond Hopping with the Stranglers

The heat is coming on and the pipes are clanking.…

Labelle: Quality Time with the Girls

In the rental car, the two Jims and I head…

More Time with War: Lasting Impact

I am watching Midnight Blue on leased-access cable channel J. It is…

Nektar: Remember the Future

Richard Halem from Creative Management Associates calls and asks me…

Images of the Past: On the Road with Nektar

Things work out, I’m happy, I have the job as…

An Outgrowth of Hair

The first time I met performer Susan Morse was in…

Kiss and Tell

It’s the morning after the July 11, 1976 concert in…

The Forty Thieves

I’m sitting with my sister Ellen at an outdoor coffee…

Brother Louie

“We quit!” Those are not the words I want to…

One Step Beyond and Going With the Go-Go’s

The two Vietnamese gals that were hanging out backstage asked…

Little Esther: Long Days With the Diva

It’s 1977 and we are waiting on Doheny Drive in…

Renaissance: Songs for All Seasons

“Wrong Way Wicks,” Annie Haslam says to me. I had…

Split Enz: True Colours, Part One

We drove our three rental cars up to the lobby…

Split Enz: True Colours, Part Two

In Issue 124 Ken wrote about the beginning of the…
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