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Author Archives: Dan Rosenbaum

Edwin Starr’s Music

Edwin Starr passed away the other day. He was a soul shouter with a killer band and only three hits, but my oh my what hits: Agent Double-O Soul Twenty Five Miles War One of my reference books describes “War”, from 1970, as “cataclysmic,” which is as good a description as any. Where Marvin Gaye talked about how “only love ... Read More »

Bruce Springsteen: The Rising

How is possible to be Bruce Springsteen? Here’s a guy whose last studio albums with a band came out 10 years ago – and were startlingly banal. The last studio work with his iconic E Street band was 15 years ago, in an utterly different world and musical environment. Yet in the wake of one of the greatest tragedies in ... Read More »