Gary Graff

Gary Graff is an award-winning music journalist based in Detroit. In addition to Billboard, Billboard.com, and Billboard.biz, he also writes regularly for the New York Times Features Syndicate, Journal Register Newspapers, Revolver, Music Connection, United Stations Radio Networks and more, and for radio stations in Detroit and Milwaukee. He has written books about Neil Young, Bruce Springsteen, Bob Seger, rock 'n' roll myths and other subjects.

Digital Delivery Could Help Weird Al Get Topical

Digital Delivery Could Help Weird Al Get Topical

As a parodist, Weird Al Yankovic notes "timing is off the essence." So the accordion-playing artist, who in the past has lampooned "Star Wars," Michael Jackson, Chamillionaire and Queen, is hoping to use viral tools in the near future to keep things even fresher.
John Hiatt Guided By Love On 'Same Old Man'

John Hiatt Guided By Love On 'Same Old Man'

John Hiatt's in love -- and he tells us all about it on his new album, "Same Old Man," which arrived May 27 on New West. And he's in love with, of all people, his wife.
Teddy Geiger Letting Fans Guide New Album

Teddy Geiger Letting Fans Guide New Album

It's been more than two years since teen rocker Teddy Geiger's major label debut album, "Underage Thinking," scaled to No. 8 on The Billboard 200. But he's making up for lost time with new album and soundtrack projects.
Sparta's Jim Ward Settles Into Sleepercar

Sparta's Jim Ward Settles Into Sleepercar

With his new band, Sleepercar, rolling down the tracks, Jim Ward says he's "not in a big rush to make any sort of decision" about his other concern, Sparta.

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