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The Worcester Art Museum shows us ‘Who Shot Rock & Roll’
It is May 1966, in the Prelude Club in Harlem, an Atlantic Records release party.
| March 24, 2010
| January 01, 0001
Eli Reed says he’s better than Otis
Eli “Paperboy” Reed seems dubious about my following him for a few hours before and after his five o’clock Lollapalooza show in Chicago’s Grant Park last Sunday.
| August 05, 2008
Sweet and Lowe down
Jews in Hell chronicles Portland’s ultimate outsider(s)
Quoting Lowe, Jews represent “a cult without a leader, freelance wise-asses without portfolio.” Who am I to argue?
| August 15, 2007
The Dynamites Featuring Charlie Walker
Kaboom! | Outta Sight
Live, Nashville’s Dynamites are a sweaty bathtub of bubbling, wall-to-wall funk.
| July 02, 2007
The label's essentials
The label's essentials
| March 20, 2007
Brown was arguably the only rock and roll era performer to equal Elvis Presley in vocal authority, charisma, stage presence, song interpretation, and sexual magnetism.
| December 28, 2006
Flashbacks: September 1, 2006
The Boston Phoenix has been covering the trends and events that shape our times since 1966.
These selections, culled from our back files, were compiled by Ian Sands and Paul Babin.
BOSTON PHOENIX FLASHBACKS
| August 30, 2006
Afropop conquers Bastille Day
Boston’s 31st annual Bastille Day street party this Friday commemorates events in Paris, but the soundtrack will be West African.
| July 14, 2006
World’s Greatest Sinners and the Silver Lining
White soul bands get a bad rap, and not just because a lot of them deliver bad rap.So why are the World’s Greatest Sinners an exception?
| June 07, 2006
Growing young with rock and roll
It’s four in the morning and raining. I’m 27 today, feeling old, listening to my records, and remembering that things were different a decade ago.
| May 19, 2006
The Soul Band's blueprint for great R&B
It’s clear from the first refrain of Joe South’s “Walk a Mile in My Shoes” that the Soul Band don’t fool around.
| May 17, 2006
Woodstock rock schlock
Fun Fair of peace, pot, pop, & pooped people
You've read the papers. They were right when they called the weekend a social success, for 450,000 people in the most wretched if circumstances proved that they were human beings.
| July 23, 2009
Scenes from the Forget, Forget CD release
| September 11, 2013 at 1:29 PM
State to probe missing crude-oil reports #PanAm #mepolitics #crudeoil
July 10, 2013 at 3:15 PM
The answer to this week's game
June 08, 2013 at 12:15 PM
LePage: Big company didn't ask about Maine taxes #mepolitics
May 09, 2013 at 9:59 AM
LePage uses Obamacare to achieve his own political goal #mepolitics
May 08, 2013 at 10:12 AM
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