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Author Archives: Donald Gibson

Donald Gibson is the publisher of www.writeonmusic.com and a freelance music journalist whose byline has appeared in such publications as No Depression, Spinner, The Seattle Post Intelligencer, Cinema Sentries, Blinded by Sound, and Blogcritics, where he was the Senior Music Editor (2011-2012) and Assistant Music Editor (2008-2011). He has interviewed and profiled such artists as Tony Bennett, Lucinda Williams, Jakob Dylan, Allen Toussaint, Boz Scaggs, Johnny Marr, Charli XCX, Justin Hayward (The Moody Blues), Susanna Hoffs, Bruce Hornsby, Delbert McClinton, Jonny Lang, Alan Parsons, Bill Frisell, Rickie Lee Jones, Christina Perri, Don Felder (The Eagles), Jimmy Webb, Katie Melua, and Buddy Guy, among many others.

An Interview with Rickie Lee Jones

Rickie Lee Jones

The GRAMMY®-winning singer/songwriter discusses her first album of original material in over a decade, The Other Side of Desire, yielding intimate insight to her songwriting process as well as to the emotional honesty that resonates throughout her music. Read More »

An Interview with Johnny Marr

photo © Jon Shard

The British guitar legend and founding member of The Smiths reflects on his latest solo LP, 'Playland,' along the way yielding insights to his artistry, his musical foundation, and the abiding pursuit of his next creative move. Read More »

An Interview with Allen Toussaint

Allen Toussaint - Songbook (2013)

Allen Toussaint is an American treasure. One of the seminal musical exponents of New Orleans, he has composed, produced, and arranged some of the most beloved and enduring music of the rock ‘n’ roll era, his works having been covered by the likes of the Rolling Stones, Glen Campbell, and Aaron Neville. In July of this year he received the National ... Read More »