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Don McLean's epic “American Pie” went No. 1 on this day in 1972 - Creative Loafing Tampa

Don McLean's epic “American Pie” went No. 1 on this day in 1972  Creative Loafing Tampa

Today in rock history: On this date in 1972, Don McLean's epic, eight-minute single, “American Pie,” reached the No. 1 spot on Billboard's pop singles chart ...

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1980 Pazz & Jop: The Year of the Lollapalooza - Village Voice

1980 Pazz & Jop: The Year of the Lollapalooza  Village Voice

As we know, many voters found 1980 a confusing year. When Pazz & Jop gossip began a few months ago, various critics complained about their top 10s — after ...

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Never Forget Captain Beefheart - Splice Today

Never Forget Captain Beefheart  Splice Today

Spanning a lifetime in major obscurity, the man known as Captain Beefheart (Don Van Vliet) was too early to the game. He was late to the party that celebrates ...

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Ry Cooder returns to gospel roots - Bangkok Post

Ry Cooder returns to gospel roots  Bangkok Post

American guitarist Ry Cooder released his first studio album for six years recently. The Prodigal Son (Fantasy Recordings, USA) has put aside his more ...

Google 10/16/2018 7:00:00 AM

The Dude’s taste abides — as does the Captain’s - Financial Times

The Dude’s taste abides — as does the Captain’s  Financial Times

Robert Armstrong writes brilliantly on the 20th anniversary of the release of The Coen Brothers' The Big Lebowski (“ The Dude's abiding style”, Life & Arts, ...

Google 9/28/2018 7:00:00 AM

What the Hell?! Top 12 Most Bizarre Bands of All Time - Ultimate-Guitar.Com

What the Hell?! Top 12 Most Bizarre Bands of All Time  Ultimate-Guitar.Com

Back when you were younger, some of you probably came up with an idea of forming a band that's, in one way or another, doing something bizarre, whether it's ...

Google 9/20/2018 7:00:00 AM

Aidan Smith: Captain Beefheart a Jambo? I refused to accept it. - The Scotsman

Aidan Smith: Captain Beefheart a Jambo? I refused to accept it.  The Scotsman

There's a horrible feeling of sadness and loss when a World Cup is over. Like the end of a summer holiday romance, only much, much worse. I walk past the ...

Google 7/22/2018 7:00:00 AM

Reflections with Richard Swift - jambands.com

Reflections with Richard Swift  jambands.com

Richard Swift was never a household name, but the multi-instrumentalist/producer/songwriter left an indelible mark on the modern-rock space before his ...

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