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Lonnie Mack

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Lonnie Mack: The Instrumental Influence and Hit Star

Profile by Norman Jopling, Record Mirror, 24 August 1963

BEAT instrumentals are probably at a higher degree of popularity in the States than ever before. Discs like 'Wipeout', 'Tips Of My Fingers', 'Pipeline', 'Hot ...

New Albums From The Doors, Roy Orbison, Sonny & Cher et al

Review by Peter Jones, Norman Jopling, Record Mirror, 22 April 1967

Orbison Gibson album — a fine LP but could be depressing... ...

Lonnie Mack: Four Years After 'Memphis'

Interview by Jim Delehant, Hit Parader, May 1968

LONNIE MCINTOSH was born in Harrison, Indiana on July 18, 1941 but the family soon moved to Aurora where he went to school and spent ...

Joe Cocker, Big Mama Thornton, Lonnie Mack, Sweetwater: Magic Circus, Los Angeles CA

Live Review by John Mendelssohn, Los Angeles Times, 1 July 1969

Soul Music Presented at the Magic Circus ...

The Doors, Lonnie Mack, Elvin Bishop: Cow Palace, Daly City SF

Live Review by Philip Elwood, The San Francisco Examiner, 26 July 1969

Morrison Closes Doors on Fans ...

The Real White Blues: Tony Joe White/Lonnie Mack

Review by Charlie Gillett, Record Mirror, 2 August 1969

TONY JOE WHITE may well be the most sympathetic man making music today. His records show a man who cares about people, a Southerner with ...

Mack the 'Memphis' Man Returns: 'I'm Glad I'm in the Band'

Interview by Mike Gormley, Detroit Free Press, 24 October 1969

THE SONG 'Memphis', made Johnny Rivers a big star. Remember? He recorded it live at the Whiskey A Go Go, making the club famous throughout ...

Lonnie Mack: The Hills of Indiana

Review by Gene Sculatti, Fusion, 24 December 1971

"FOR BEST results, this record should be played more than once." Maybe Elektra should've included that tip in the liner notes. ...

Lonnie Mack: The Hills Of Indiana (Elektra)

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

ONLY RECENTLY did Lonnie Mack turn to the word of God and leave pop for an indefinite period. It's such a shame because this LP ...

Guitarist Mack Brings Varied Life To L.A. Concert

Interview by Don Waller, Los Angeles Times, 10 August 1985

"FIRST TIME I met Jeff Beck was when they were doin' that benefit for Ronnie Lane down in Dallas. Ah came in the door and ...

Lonnie Mack: Double Whammy

Interview by Gene Santoro, Guitar World, January 1986

If you consider yourself a vibrato-bar player, you owe a huge debt to Lonnie Mack ...

Lonnie Mack: Memphis Wham!

Sleeve notes by Bill Millar, Ace Records, July 1999

The term 'influential' is applied to almost anyone these days but there’s still a case for saying that the massively popular blues-rock guitar genre can ...

Peter Guralnick Gets Lost in Profiles of Musical Giants

Interview by Bob Ruggiero, Houston Press, 3 December 2020

PETER GURALNICK didn't set out to be a music journalist. The occupation didn't really exist at the time when a combination of luck and bluster ...


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