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Johnny Rivers

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Johnny Rivers Tries His Rhythm Here

Interview by David Griffiths, Record Mirror, 27 February 1965

AFTER EIGHT years in and out of show business, Johnny Rivers has finally struck gold – In USA. During the last year he's been packing ...

Johnny Rivers — Completely Live

Interview by Jamie McCluskey III, KRLA Beat, 12 March 1966

AND NOW, ladies and gentlemen — coming to you LIVE from The BEAT — on the famed Sunset Strip BEAT — Johnny Rivers!!! ...

Johnny Rivers, Buffalo Springfield: Whisky A Go Go, Los Angeles CA

Live Review by Pete Johnson, Los Angeles Times, 14 May 1966

Rivers Returns to Discotheque for Another Spin at Vocalizing ...

Johnny Rivers: The Expressions Of A Mighty River

Interview by Eden, KRLA Beat, 11 June 1966

Capacity Crowds Welcome Johnny Rivers Back Home ...

Johnny Rivers, Singin' Man

Profile by Loraine Alterman, Detroit Free Press, 28 June 1966

THOSE BLUES sounds spilling off the stage at the Club Gay Haven currently come from that 'Secret Agent Man' himself, Johnny Rivers. ...

Johnny Rivers: The Fine Art Of Disappearing On A Chair

Profile by Louise Criscione, KRLA Beat, 27 August 1966

I'VE COME to the conclusion that Johnny Rivers divides his life between Whiskys, cutting "live" albums and serving in the Army Reserves. Which isn't an ...

Johnny Rivers: Great Rivers' Deception

Profile and Interview by Eden, KRLA Beat, 3 December 1966

YES, IT'S true. As the vast listening public, you have been deceived; lied to. And now we must make amends and present you with the ...

Johnny Rivers Knows the Sporty Elvis

Interview by Keith Altham, New Musical Express, 18 February 1967

THE MAN called "the best handled myth in the world" is once more back in the NME Top Twenty with 'Indescribably Blue' — Elvis Aaron ...

Johnny Rivers: This Johnny is a cool customer

Interview by Penny Valentine, Disc and Music Echo, 18 February 1967

JOHNNY RIVERS is the sort or name they've been throwing around with abandon in the hippie homes USA-style for some time now. ...

Lou Adler: Producer in the Groove at Picking Hit Records

Profile and Interview by Pete Johnson, Los Angeles Times, 19 April 1967

LOU ADLER, one of the best known and most respected record producers, is a defier of stereotypes: ...

Monterey Pop Festival: The Hip Homunculus

Report by Richard Goldstein, The Village Voice, 29 June 1967

"The West is the best: Get here and we'll do the rest!" — The Doors ...

Jim Webb: Flood Of Grammys — Songwriter Hits the Top at 21

Interview by Pete Johnson, Los Angeles Times, 24 March 1968

AT THE AGE of 9, Jim Webb took up the organ, a utilitarian move since his father was (and is) a Baptist minister in Oklahoma ...

Lou Adler: A Music Giant

Interview by Danny Holloway, New Musical Express, 5 February 1972

LOU ADLER is a music giant behind the scenes. He started his career writing songs with Herb Alpert, but the partnership split up because Alpert ...

Johnny Rivers: The Folks Dancin' There Were All Shook Up

Profile by Gene Sculatti, Phonograph Record, October 1972

IF THE SEVENTIES are starting out, as they appear to be, making good on the debts incurred against all the various minorities over the years, ...

Johnny Rivers: Blue Suede Shoes

Review by Ken Barnes, Phonograph Record, July 1973

SIDE ONE OF Johnny Rivers' BLUE SUEDE SHOES album is the best work he's recorded in a long and often illustrious career. ...

Johnny Rivers: Road (Atlantic)

Review by Gene Sculatti, Zoo World, 4 July 1974

THE PROBLEM with being an Interpretive talent (as opposed to a one-man writer-singer show) is that you're ultimately dependent on the material you select to ...

Bob Dylan Turns 70

Retrospective and Interview by Michael Simmons, L.A. Weekly, 12 May 2011

I'M 56 YEARS old. Old enough to remember one president's assassination and another's resignation, black people getting beaten for insisting on the right to vote ...

Johnny Rivers: When Everything Went a Go-Go

Retrospective by Mitchell Cohen, Music Aficionado, November 2019

IT WAS EARLY 1964, a couple of months after JFK was killed, and everyone just wanted the heavy clouds of mourning to lift. A new ...


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