As musician, writer, and producer, Lenny Kaye is intimately involved with the creative impulse. He has been a guitarist for poet-rocker Patti Smith since her band's inception forty years ago, has worked in the studio with such artists as Suzanne Vega, Jim Carroll, Soul Asylum, and Allen Ginsberg, as well as his own solo muse. His seminal anthology of sixties' garage rock, Nuggets, has long been regarded as defining a genre
By Lenny Kaye on 11.21.14
Kaye recalls two encounters with Buddy Holly's motorcycle, each charged with intimations of death.
By Lenny Kaye on 03.28.14
It might not seem so at first blush, but the parallels between music and sports are plentiful. Both offer the rare feeling of community and comradery that come with pledging loyalty. They provide the...