3 items by Al Kooper

  • Lynyrd Skynyrd

    Lynyrd Skynyrd | LIST ENTRY

    In 1972, the radio was logjammed with progressive rock like you wouldn't believe — Yes, Pink Floyd, Genesis — I was searching for a great three-chord band to produce. And so, that year, I heard Lynyrd...

    April 20, 2011 5:35 PM ET
  • Truth

    Truth | ALBUM REVIEW

    The album that catapulted John Mayall & Eric Clapton to fame, The Bluebreakers with Eric Clapton, was a special one. It hipped the U.S. to two good blues interpreters, held a fresh approach to the blues, and...

    September 28, 1968 12:00 AM ET
  • Music From Big Pink

    Music From Big Pink | ALBUM REVIEW

    Every year since 1963 we have all singled out one album to sum up what happened that year. It was usually the Beatles with their double barrels of rubber souls, revolvers and peppers. Dylan has sometimes contended...

    August 10, 1968 12:00 AM ET