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Stephen K. Peeples

Stephen K. Peeples

Stephen K. Peeples is a features writer and photographer for KHTS Radio News (hometownstation.com) and SCVTV’s  SCVNews.com. He also writes the occasional post for his own website and independently provides Web editorial and social media services for select clients.

On TV, Peeples was host, writer and co-producer of the popular "House Blend" music and interview show on SCVTV, community television for the Santa Clarita Valley, from 2010-2015 (scvhouseblend.com). He was the original award-winning writer/producer of The Lost Lennon Tapes radio series for Westwood One (1988-1990) and a Grammy nominee as co-producer of the Monterey International Pop Festival four-CD boxed set (MIPF/Rhino, 1992).

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Jessi Colter, Waylon Jennings: Waylon Jennings, Jessi Colter: Civic Auditorium, Santa Monica CA

Live Review by Stephen K. Peeples, Cash Box, 31 May 1975

WALKING INTO the Civic one could feel an incredible aura of positive anticipation from the audience. They welcomed Jessi Colter (Ms Jennings) with exuberant applause ...

Jerry Jeff Walker & the Lost Gonzo Band: Palomino, Los Angeles CA

Live Review by Stephen K. Peeples, Cash Box, 5 July 1975

Jerry Jeff Cooks At Palomino ...

Ronnie Milsap: Palomino Club, Los Angeles CA

Live Review by Stephen K. Peeples, Cash Box, 12 July 1975

MUSIC IN full cycle best describes Ronnie's rotund set; this man plays everything from mournful lost love blues to wall-busting rock and roll with a ...

Waylon Jennings: Ramblin' Man

Report and Interview by Stephen K. Peeples, Cash Box, 12 July 1975

MANY ARTISTS project a schizophrenic split between their music and their personal lives; not so with Waylon Jennings. Waylon's personal life is his music and ...

David Allan Coe, Rita Coolidge, Willie Nelson: Nelson Picnic Brings Different Musical Elements Together

Report by Stephen K. Peeples, Cash Box, 26 July 1975

HOLLYWOOD — This year's Willie Nelson 4th of July picnic was streamlined in production and presentation: narrowed to one day as opposed to three last ...

Tanya Tucker: Country Baby

Profile and Interview by Stephen K. Peeples, Circus, June 1976

SHE'S ON THE Midnight Special stage wearing a Happy Days T-shirt given her by Anson Williams, leaning into Dennis Linde's 'Burnin' Love' with so much ...

Waylon Jennings' Are You Ready for the Country

Report by Stephen K. Peeples, Picking Up the Tempo, 7 July 1976

The Texas country outlaw's bid for a wider audience with Are You Ready for the Country gets a closer look. ...

Reflections on Solid State Neon Faces

Comment by Stephen K. Peeples, RePlay, 1 November 1977

SEATED AT A back table near the Golden Rooster's alleyway exit, my eyes fix a stare on the joint's '50s neon face (jukebox). Thirty years ...

Tom Waits on Heartattack and Vine

Interview by Stephen K. Peeples, Elektra-Asylum Records, Spring 1980

NOTE: With the appointment made to conduct a Tom Waits interview on the Zoetrope Studios lot in Hollywood on Sept. 4, 1980, I listened to my ...

The Byrds, Roger McGuinn: Roger McGuinn Interview

Interview by Stephen K. Peeples, unpublished, 2 April 1999

AUTHOR'S NOTE, Oct. 11, 2014: The following is an expanded version of my Roger McGuinn interview, a shorter version of which was first published at ...

The Eagles: Boyd Elder: Encounters of the Southwestern Kind

Report and Interview by Stephen K. Peeples, stephenkpeeples.com, 31 March 2015

A close encounter with the artist who created the skull art for Eagles' One of These Nights and Their Greatest Hits. ...

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