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Hear the Black Crowes Look Back at Their Debut, ‘Shake Your Money Maker’

Chris and Rich Robinson discuss the early days of their band on Rolling Stone Music Now

The Black Crowes, standing in front of Paradiso venue in Amsterdam, Netherlands, 5th June 1990. (Photo by Rob Verhorst/Redferns).The Black Crowes, standing in front of Paradiso venue in Amsterdam, Netherlands, 5th June 1990. (Photo by Rob Verhorst/Redferns).

The Black Crowes, standing in front of Paradiso in Amsterdam, June 1990.

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The brothers behind the Black Crowes — frontman Chris Robinson and guitarist Rich Robinson — appeared on our Rolling Stone Stone Music Now podcast to look back at the birth of their band, their childhood, and the making of their recently re-released debut album, 1990’s Shake Your Moneymaker. In the interview, they also discuss being forced off the road during the pandemic, their beefs with the acclaimed memoir by their former drummer, Steve Gorman, the songs they’re writing for a new album, the influence of their late father (a musician-turned-businessman) and much more.

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