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News by Aaron Ghitelman

  • Category: Features

    Dylan Goes Electric: An Interview With Author Elijah Wald

    Elijah Wald has been a musician since age seven and a writer since the early 1980s. He has published more than a thousand articles, mostly about folk, roots and international music for various magazines and newspapers, including over ten years as “world music” writer for the Boston Globe. In anticipation of the 50th anniversary of the Electric Dylan […]

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  • Category: Album Reviews

    Classic Albums: Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble – Couldn’t Stand The Weather

    After the untimely deaths of Jimi Hendrix and Duane Allman in the early 1970s, there was a huge void in American blues/rock guitarists. Johnny Winter notwithstanding, the best blues/rock guitarists of the period, Jimmy Page and Eric Clapton, were from England. America needed someone of their own. Enter Stevie Ray Vaughan, who came into prominence […]

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  • Category: Album Reviews

    Looking Back On Emerson Lake & Palmer’s Masterpiece Album, “Brain Salad Surgery”

    In the early 1970’s, British progressive rock was in its heyday. Most noted were Yes and Pink Floyd, but a third band at the time, Emerson, Lake and Palmer (ELP) was just as influential and left an indelible mark. First formed in 1970, the gifted trio wrote creative interpretations to Classical music to suit rock […]

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