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Peter Stone Brown

Peter Stone Brown

Peter Stone Brown is a singer-songwriter and freelance writer. He was music editor for a Philadelphia alternative weekly, and hosted radio shows. He currently writes for CounterPunch and Muddy Waters Magazine and has contributed to Gadfly and Bobdylan.com. His debut album Up Against It was on the Americana Chart and featured on roots-music stations across the U.S and Europe. 

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The Band, Rick Danko: Interview with Rick Danko, December 21, 1977

Interview by Peter Stone Brown, unpublished, December 1977

I WAS A RICK Danko fan from the first note of the first song he sang on Music From Big Pink, 'Caledonia Mission'.  There was ...

Jackson Browne: Standing in the Breach

Review by Peter Stone Brown, CounterPunch, October 2014

IN 1974, JACKSON BROWNE released his third album, his masterpiece Late For The Sky, a record that was brilliantly constructed in every way from the ...

Levon Helm: An interview with Levon Helm

Interview by Peter Stone Brown, unpublished, March 1981

NOTE: Originally broadcast on the country/bluegrass show "Sunnyside" on WXPN, FM Philadelphia, in March 1981. ...

John Lee Hooker: Interview: John Lee Hooker, October 1977, at the Main Point, Bryn Mawr, Pa.

Interview by Peter Stone Brown, unpublished, October 1977

JOHN LEE HOOKER was one of my all-time favourite blues singers. This interview was done between shows in the basement of the Main Point, a ...

Garland Jeffreys: Truth Serum

Review by Peter Stone Brown, CounterPunch, September 2013

FOR MORE THAN four decades, Garland Jeffreys has been playing, writing, performing, always close to the top, but somehow remaining the invisible man who never ...

George Jones, August 1976, at Sunset Park, West Grove, PA

Interview by Peter Stone Brown, unpublished, August 1976

NOTE: Originally broadcast on the country/bluegrass show "Sunnyside" on WXPN, FM Philadelphia, in August 1976. ...

Al Kooper: Interview: Al Kooper, WMMR Studios, PA.

Interview by Peter Stone Brown, unpublished, March 1994

THIS INTERVIEW was done the last week of March in 1994 at what at the time, the studio of WMMR, once the number one FM ...

Carl Perkins: Interview: Carl Perkins, October 31, 1978 at the Bijou Café, Philadelphia, Pa.

Interview by Peter Stone Brown, unpublished, October 1978

THIS INTERVIEW took place backstage at the Bijou Café right before Carl Perkins was to do his first show in Philadelphia in years with a ...

Howard Tate: The Return Of A Soul Music Master

Interview by Peter Stone Brown, Gadfly, October 2001

"Last I heard about him he was in New York, and Jerry Ragovoy used to produce him. He made all these demos with the guy ...

Dave Van Ronk: The Life (and Death) of Dave Van Ronk

Retrospective by Peter Stone Brown, Gadfly, February 2002

THE HEADLINE February 10 announcing Dave Van Ronk's death in Reuters said, "Folk Pioneer", but I always thought of him as more than that. First ...

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