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David Bowie's 'Heroes,' Brian Eno's Influence

Arnold Seleskey
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When attempting any serious evaluation of David Bowie's work, it's best to concentrate solely on the success or failure of his music, and not permit his formidable media persona to become involved in ...

Best Record Players For Record Collectors

Max Jones
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For the long-time record collector and the novice alike, one of the most important decisions is buying a record player. From adjustability to size to weight to sound and compatibility with modern tech...

The Rolling Stones' Best Concert Album Trilogy

Adam Quinn
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The Rolling Stones will always be viewed as one of the original founders of the rock and roll sound. They forged the sound of rock on the streets of London and have been at the top of the rock world o...

Nat Shapiro & Nat Hentoff's 'The Jazz Makers'

Rhonda Taylor
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Louis Armstrong, Charlie Parker, Billie Holliday, Fats Waller, Roy Eldridge, and Charlie Christian are a few of the jazz masters whose diverse and several talents, blossoming intensely over half a cen...

Coolest Music Themed Funko Pop!

Adam Quinn
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With so many great musicians included in the series, it can be tough to definitively decide on the coolest music themed Funko Pop! figures. Since introducing the Pop! Rocks series in 2012 the line has...

Best Books Written by Musicians

Gus Welch
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A musician's memoire isn't defined by any standard. It is not simply one genre nor does it have one topic. It is filled with struggle, success, and everything involved in, not only the music industry,...

'Rock N Roll Is Here to Pay' Book Review

Arnold Seleskey
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Steve Chapple and Reebee Garofalo's Rock 'n' Roll Is Here To Pay, together with Geoffrey Stokes' equally outstanding Star Making Machinery, should be considered required reading for anyone with a seri...

Elvis Costello's Classic 'My Aim Is True' 

Jeremy Frommer
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For a while, at the beginning of his journey especially, some thought he was another Elvis Presley rip-off. That was, of course, before they heard him. He had his name long before the King died. Elvis...