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Italian Day of Bruce

Bruce Springsteen to be scrutinized in Rome according to Launch: Bruce Springsteen Day will be held in Rome, on Tuesday (December 10) at the Centro Studi Americani (Center for American Studies). [that would be the place for it] Scheduled events include seminars and speakers on the rock icon’s songs, a …

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The Boss and the Man In Red

John Fogde came up with a very nice list of Christmas songs he can still listen to, Bill Sherman, Jen Raj, and I added some faves. I forgot to add this one, which at one point I was burnt out on, but after a several year respite I find I …

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Paulie Is Back In Very Fine Style

It’s all Paul McCartney all week with the release of his deeply satisfying new live double-CD set, Back In the U.S. Live 2002, a DVD of the same name, an ABC special Wednesday night featuring highlights of the tour, and McCartney will be performing live onstage Friday with Ringo Starr …

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High Five

High Fidelity is an excellent and record-centric movie starring John Cusack based on the novel of the same name by Nick Hornby about a record store owner and former DJ who sees life through the lens of popular music. When he gets upset, he rearranges his vast record collection to …

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Steely Dan – A Musical Lifetime

When we were in Hawaii last summer we listened to a lot of Steely Dan, one of the few bands the whole family – from (at the time) 2 to 43 with a couple of teenagers thrown in the middle – could mutually appreciate. The teens dug the rocking guitar …

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A Little Love to Creedence

We’ll send this one out to Glenn Reynolds, who digs ’em. For a brief but very intense period from 1969 through 1971, Creedence was the greatest rock ‘n’ roll band in America, generating nine Top 10 singles in a row (“Proud Mary,” “Bad Moon Rising/Lodi,” “Green River,” “Down On the …

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Rock Hall Class of ’03 Announced

The ’70s dominate this year’s crop: AC/DC, the Clash, Elvis Costello and the Attractions, the Police and the Righteous Brothers are headed for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum. The incoming inductees were announced yesterday by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation, based in New …

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Tom Petty Doesn’t Like Greed or Stupidity

TP tells Rolling Stone what frosts his flakes: 1 Radio is not even worth listening to “I don’t really give a flying fuck about any of it. I’ve tuned out. But I was elated when my song was banned. I mean, nothing could have complimented me more than to hear …

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