Of all the most popular bands of the classic rock era, one of the most distinctive sounds belongs to the band Kansas. One of the reasons is Robby Steinhardt, the classically trained violinist who chose rock over Rachmaninoff. His unmistakable sound and distinctive singing voice has earned him a place in rock history. But a recent health scare nearly made history of him.
“Wouldn’t it be nice if we were older? Then, we wouldn’t have to wait so long.” See what Brian Wilson of The Beach Boys says about this lyric, the album that many consider one of the best in music history, and why he’s still excited to be on the road touring in his 70s.
Legendary rock photographer Robert Altman documented the essence of the 1960s through his camera lens, and now he’s bringing these extraordinary pictures to you.