What's The Best Live Album Of All Time?

The guys in Gooseneck were having this debate recently: What's the greatest live album ever recorded?

There are so many great live records -- from the Allman Brothers At Fillmore East to The Who Live At Leeds -- but which …

Steely Dan: More Than Just A Band

Like all you Steely Dan fans out there, we're always looking for new material about the Dan, especially the behind-the-scenes stories about how they crafted their amazing albums.

We found this great Steely Dan video and wanted to share…

Tower of Power: 50 Years and 25 Records

Tower of Power recently added a tagline to their posters and their website that says "Established 1968." We love that! And indeed it has been a glorious 50-year run for the sanctified soul stalwarts from Oakland. 

TOP is…

Eric Clapton's "Life In 12 Bars"

From Gooseneck HQ, we like to bring you recommendations for our favorite new stories and great movies about music. 

If you're an Eric Clapton fan, then you've got to check out this documentary about his amazing story and career, …

When Tom Petty and Bob Dylan Joined Forces

Those of us who were around back in 1986 had the opportunity to see an amazing combination: Bob Dylan with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers as his backing band.

At the time, Dylan was at a low point in…

Tower Of Power's 50th Anniversary

Call this story, "When Emilio met Doc."

It was the summer of 1968 when Emilio Castillio met Stephen "Doc" Kupka at an audition at Emilio's house. After hearing Doc's amazing baritone sax work, Emilio's father turned to his son…

Steely Dan on VH1 "Storytellers"

How did we miss this?!

Never knew Steely Dan did a VH1 "Storytellers" episode back in 2000.

Recently found this gem on YouTube. Donald and Walter and their band of ace musicians talking about and then playing…

Bonnie Raitt's Hidden Gem

What's Bonnie Raitt's best album?

She's made many great ones, and of course Nick of Time was her big breakthrough.

But 15 years before Nick of Time, there was Takin' My Time, her classic album from…

The Tom Petty Documentary You Need To Watch

The news of Tom Petty's death struck us like a punch to the gut.

He was without a doubt one of the great rock 'n roll originals, a man who lived by his own rules and with his own…

Steely Dan's Best Reggae Songs

When you think of Steely Dan, reggae is not the first thing that comes to mind. 

But over the years, Steely Dan recorded some amazing reggae songs. And then Walter Becker went on to make his second album, Circus Monkey, almost entirely based on reggae.

Here are some of Steely Dan's best reggae tracks:

Frank Zappa Conducting A U.S. Navy Band

We love this video clip of Frank Zappa in an impromptu jam with a U.S. Navy marching band.

The Navy band surprised FZ when he was arriving at the San Francisco airport some time back in 1980.

You can tell…

Steely Dan: 5 Things That Might Surprise You

We thought we knew everything there was to know about Steely Dan.

But over the past few months we've written a series of posts about things that surprised us. Plus we ran some polls to uncover your favorite Steely Dan…

Top 5 Music Documentaries You Need To See

What are the best music documentaries?

We set out to answer that question by polling thousands of Gooseneck fans to pick their favorites from a list of 20 classic films. Without further ado, here are the top 5 music documentaries…

Steely Dan's Best Album Is...

Steely Dan made nine studio albums -- seven in a burst of creativity in the '70s, then two more after a 20-year break. But for Steely Dan fans, the question of which ONE is best is admittedly impossible to answer.…

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