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September 2014

Old rock stars never die. They just get less media coverage.


What is ‘Rock’, anyway? Rock’n’Roll is – or at least, started out as - white kids playing black rhythm and blues (just as Swing, 20 years earlier, was white kids playing black jazz). But ‘Rock’? OK, I’m the kind of person who doesn’t like to make a big deal out of genre labels. But I know they’re necessary.

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Zuco Sound
Posted on 4/21/2014

Joe has just spent a few days in Amsterdam, working at Electric Monkey studios, with Stefan Kruger and Stefan Schmid from one of his favourite bands, Zuco 103. The project is an offshoot of Zuco 103 featuring collaborations with various artists, to be released under the name Zuco Sound.

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Posted on 12/19/2013

. . . . to my new website. We’ve been working on it for some time, and thanks to Brian and Levon for wrestling with a mountain of small details. (I’ve been in this business for a while, and have been inconveniently prolific). It’s also not 100% finished, and features will be added or improved over the coming months.

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Joe Jackson at Fess Fest 2013
Posted on 10/31/2013

Joe will be making a special guest appearance at "Fess Fest" at Tipitina's in New Orleans next Thursday, Nov 7th. The evening will pay tribute to the late great Professor Longhair...

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