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Rolling Into the Rock Hall? pt 3

Please see part 1 here, and part 2 here. Iggy Pop The Velvets, Stooges, and the Dolls were the most important of the ’70s pre-punk bands, and Iggy Pop, after leaving the Stooges, has soldiered on through very long and winding road of punkish, angular hard rock – his signature …

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Rolling Into the Rock Hall? pt 2

Please see part 1 here. Toots and the Maytals Toots Hibbert is second only to Bob Marley in reggae history as singer and songwriter. Career spans early-’60s ska to today. Gritty, soul-dripping voice along the lines of Otis Redding. Should be next reggae Rock Hall inductee (then Jimmy Cliff). R.E.M. …

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Rolling Into the Rock Hall?

Last March, in conjunction with the Rock Hall Induction ceremonies, conducted a readers poll: Who should get into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame? The results are here. Managing Producer Johanna Hoadley and I did a special episode of the Cool Tunes radio show to play music …

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The Who and Why

This is noble and all: and have joined forces with The Who and Trinifold Management to bring you exclusive live recordings on CD of shows from the 2002 tour of North America by The Who. The band is aware that many of the shows on this tour will …

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It’s been 25 years since Elvis died on the toilet, a big fat freak of 42. He was an old man, but two years younger than I am now. Think about this: Elvis has been dead longer than his career lasted, and I’m including the crappy 70s. Yet the King …

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Cracker Forever

David Lowry, the mastermind behind Cracker and the on again/off again Camper Van Beethoven, defies genres and labeling. Founder of Pitch-A-Tent Records, David Lowry masterfully infuses rootsy blues, with country, punk and rock. What do you call that? HOT DAMN!!! Cracker’s first big hit was “Teen Angst,” off their self-titled …

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