Weather Report – Procession (1983), A Must Listen To By Any Jazz Fan

‘Procession’ is the eleventh studio album released by legendary American jazz fusion giants Weather Report. The album was released in February 1983 and is the first Weather Report studio release to feature sung lyrics throughout a song, more specifically on the track ‘Where The Moon Goes’ which were provided by… Read more“Weather Report – Procession (1983), A Must Listen To By Any Jazz Fan”

From Rick & The Ravens To The Doors: The Earliest Roots Of The Doors

The Doors were by far one of the most popular, fantastic, critically- and commercially-successful American rock bands of the late 1960s and early 1970s. Nevertheless, few actually know (even among their most longtime fans) the fact that the band was rooted in another very interesting musical projected entitled ‘Rick &… Read more“From Rick & The Ravens To The Doors: The Earliest Roots Of The Doors”

Weather Report’s Greatest Hits (A Must Listen Fan-Made Compilation)

For all those long time, committed, and sturdy jazz fusion fans out there, I dearly wanted to share the following great fan-made compilation of Weather Report’s ‘Greatest Hits’ by JazzMusic on Youtube. This is a great unofficial greatest hits compilation by one of the most finest jazz fusion bands that… Read more“Weather Report’s Greatest Hits (A Must Listen Fan-Made Compilation)”

Jaco Pastorius – The Revolutionary Innovator Of Electric Bass Guitar

Jaco Pastorius (1951–1987) was one of the most inventive, creative, and revolutionary electric bassists of the previous century, pioneering the jazz fusion genre alongside Joe Zawinul, Wayne Shorter, and Peter Erskine in one of Weather Report’s most well known line-ups. Aside from his solo work and his contributions to Weather… Read more“Jaco Pastorius – The Revolutionary Innovator Of Electric Bass Guitar”

Weather Report – The Legendary Jazz Fusion Giants

Weather Report were one of the greatest and most finest jazz fusion bands of their time (and even beyond, to our days), consisting, throughout their 16-year musical career (more specifically from 1970 up until 1986), of several line-ups which put forth a series of absolutely amazing, highly talented, phenomenal, charismatic,… Read more“Weather Report – The Legendary Jazz Fusion Giants”

Led Zeppelin III – A Must Listen To By Any True Zeppelin Fan Out There

Led Zeppelin III, the follow-up to the legendary English band’s second studio album entitled ‘Led Zeppelin II’ (1969), which was released on 5 October 1970 and written in the wonderful Welsh countryside at Bron-yr-Aur cottage pertaining to Robert Plant’s family (where the lead vocalist used to spend his holidays as… Read more“Led Zeppelin III – A Must Listen To By Any True Zeppelin Fan Out There”

Teenager Jimmy Page Playing Skiffle (Rare Recording)

Few long time Led Zeppelin fans know of a rather obscure and old recording of an edition of ‘All Your Own’ English show which features young guitar virtuoso James ‘Jimmy’ Patrick Page (then only aged 13) playing skiffle with his school band from Epsom County Pound Lane Primary School. Down… Read more“Teenager Jimmy Page Playing Skiffle (Rare Recording)”

The Doors – The Band Of Perception, Poetry, And Mystery

The Doors were one of the most critically-acclaimed rock acts of the 1960s. Part of the American counterculture that would impact the history of music for the many decades to come, the band was originally formed in the summer of 1965 in Los Angeles, California by frontman Jim Douglas Morrison… Read more“The Doors – The Band Of Perception, Poetry, And Mystery”

The Controversies Behind Led Zeppelin – Part I: The Plagiarism

Led Zeppelin, arguably one of the most popular and enduring classic rock bands in history, has been subject to a series of fascinating controversies throughout the passing of time. This article is part of a series which aims to shed light on the many controversies that have actually made many… Read more“The Controversies Behind Led Zeppelin – Part I: The Plagiarism”

Hello and welcome to The Rockpedia – your online rock music resource!

Hello and welcome to the Rockpedia – an independent, bold, and ambitious online project created by 22-year-old Romanian freelance writer Victor Rouă (longtime author on The Dockyards and the Steem blockchain) with the main objective of sharing as much information as possible on rock music, its representative artists and bands… Read more“Hello and welcome to The Rockpedia – your online rock music resource!”