Jim Capaldi

Traffic at their 2004 Rock and Roll of Fame induction (L to R): Steve Winwood, Dave Mason, Stephanie Wood (sister of Chris Wood), and Jim Capaldi (Getty Images/Frank Micelotta)

Rock Flashback: Traffic and “The Low Spark of High-Heeled Boys”

Many of our favorite song lyrics and titles sound great, but what do they mean? (How does one buy a stairway to heaven, and why might one do it?) It’s not necessary to know in […]


Rock Flashback: Traffic’s 1970 Album “John Barleycorn Must Die”

It happened again the other morning — my errands were delayed because I was sitting in the car listening to a song on the radio: “John Barleycorn” by [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Traffic[/lastfm], an underappreciated track from an […]