Posts From Roy Trakin

Ian Anderson Celebrates The Real Jethro Tull

We review Jethro Tull: The Rock Opera, a multi-media presentation featuring Ian Anderson performing his old band’s music while honoring its namesake

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Los Lobos: The Wolf is Thriving

Interview with Louie Perez of Los Lobos who have helped redefine what it means to be AmerIcan by fusing rock ‘n’ roll with Mexican folk and border music

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Trakin Care of Business: Heaven Can’t Wait

Roy Trakin ruminates on a variety of music, culture-related topics and personal gripes in his regular Trakin Care of Business column which makes its BCB debut

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Trakin Care of Business: Get Back, Honky Cats

Our new column plays Monday Morning QB on Coldplay at the Super Bowl. Plus the Coen Brothers’ ‘Hail, Caesar,’ Elton’s newest, and more.

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Trakin Care of Business: Hit or Myth?

The columnist says those who are expecting reality on ‘Vinyl’ are missing the point and opines on Grammy tributes and new Neil Young book.

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