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Here’s where you can find the major stories and artist profiles we publish as well as interviews, opinion essays, examinations of industry trends, issues and other matters. And our rock photography showcases plus cartoons.

Authors Discuss Their Stunning, New Motown Book

Adam White and Barney Ales – Berry Gordy’s longtime #2 exec – share stories about creating the book and Motown’s drive for hits. “You never gave up”

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Jimmy Webb on Songwriting (and That Cake), Pt. 1

The consummate pop songwriter, whose credits include “MacArthur Park,” “Wichita Lineman” and so many more, in conversation.

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Interview with The Zombies’ Colin Blunstone

Our writer followed the British Invasion band from gig to gig. The result? A Colin Blunstone interview about their tour of a classic album

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Mike Rutherford Still Living His Musical Years

Our Mike Rutherford interview in which the classic rocker talks about Mike + the Mechanics and addresses the ever-present Genesis reunion questions.

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Rock Legends at Desert Trip: Preview

What should audiences expect from McCartney, the Stones, Who, Dylan, Young and Waters at Desert Trip this fall? We examine the likely material

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Michael Nesmith of The Monkees: A Brief Q&A

The musician, actor and songwriter will receive a prestigious award for his pioneering work in the music video field. We chat with Papa Nez

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Beach Boys’ Mike Love Talks Pet Sounds and More

He’s published his memoir, Good Vibrations: My Life as a Beach Boy, and dispels talk about Brian Wilson’s masterpiece. He tells us: “I don’t know if there are any better harmonies, from any vocal group, ever.”

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Glenn Tilbrook on Squeeze Then and Now

With their first new album in 17 years, they still remind of Lennon/McCartney. Is that some Ray Davies in their matured sound? Our interview…

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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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Paul Anka Interview: So Square That He’s Hip

The legend wrote such classic songs as “She’s a Lady” (Tom Jones’ biggest hit), “My Way” and The Tonight Show theme. At 75, he’s known for singing “Smells Like Teen Spirit”

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