Category Archives: Links

  1. In Defense of Schlock


    May 27, 2014 by admin

    Journey, rated by Dave Marsh, in The New Rolling Stone Record Guide, 1983

    In a 166-word blurb in the 1983 edition of the Rolling Stone Record Guide, Dave Marsh, the Bruce Springsteen biographer and …
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  2. Epic Tuesday Reads #4: Five Years, Two Million Words

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    April 15, 2014 by admin


    In the last five years, there have been nearly 3400 songs covered from over 60 countries, with about 30,000 individual …
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  3. Epic Tuesday Reads #2: The Trouble With Billboard’s R&B/Hip-Hop Chart

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    April 15, 2014 by admin


    Ideally, any effective genre chart—be it R&B, Latin, country, even alt-rock—doesn’t just track a particular strain of music, which can be marked …
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  4. Epic Tuesday Reads #1: Geeshie & Elvis


    April 15, 2014 by admin


    The Ballad of Geeshie and Elvie: On the trail of the phantom women who changed American music and then vanished …
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  5. “On Women Writing About Music”

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    March 23, 2014 by admin


      “Allow me to set a spell in my rocking chair and reminisce about the days when I was coming …
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  6. Singles Jukebox Comment Competition


    March 18, 2014 by admin

    Fonz Jukebox

    The Singles Jukebox turned five this week, and to celebrate this achievement, they’re having a contest: “So for the next …
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  7. Sweet, Green Icing


    November 13, 2013 by admin


    “MacArthur Park” (not “MacArthur’s”, as [Richard] Harris insisted on singing) is a dreamy, musically complex, highly impressionistic song about Webb’s …
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  8. Women impressed by men who condemn their taste in music


    November 12, 2013 by admin


    “Women have confirmed that nothing gets them hotter than men vigorously criticising the music they listen to.” Best Music Writing, 2013? Game ON, I …
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  9. Jane Scott Bronzed

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    October 8, 2013 by admin

    jane scott bronze

    She’s So Heavy: America’s First Rock Critic Is Immortalized in Bronze

  10. From the Desk of Steven Ward


    August 16, 2013 by admin


    [Steven Ward started an interesting thread on Facebook recently with the following inquiry, and we thought we’d bring it to …
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