Posts From Jim Sullivan

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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Keith Moon: Rock’s Greatest Drummer

We celebrate the career of the man who thought what he played with The Who was “lead drums” with some insights from those who knew/admired him, and some amazing videos

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Ian Anderson Talks About Tull, Rock Hall

The longtime Jethro Tull leader talks about the band’s namesake, his opinion on the Hall of Fame, and Frank Zappa, in this far-ranging Interview

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Paul Anka Interview: So Square That He’s Hip

The legend wrote the classics “She’s a Lady” (the Tom Jones hit), “My Way” and The Tonight Show theme. At 75+, he’s still entertaining his fans

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‘Dylan Goes Electric’ Author Talks Newport 1965

Author and folklorist Elijah Wald explores the myths, context and events surrounding the famous electric live debut at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival

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Ringo Starr’s Drum Beat Can’t Be Beat

Is it possible that Ringo Starr is underrated? Our assessment of the 2015 Rock Hall inductee’s Beatles and solo career says “yes”

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Santana’s Michael Shrieve on Woodstock and More

The drummer had a big moment at the ’69 festival – at age 20. When that lineup reunited for a 2016 album + several dates, the chemistry was there

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10 Songs That Defined New Wave Music

New wave music wasn’t easily defined, but most fans knew it when they heard it. We chose 10 songs that, to us, were the best of the genre.

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10 Classic Punk Rock Songs

Any list of top songs of any genre are going to be subjective. But, says its author, here are ones by Blondie, Devo and more for punk rock

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Producer Jack Douglas Talks About the Aerosmith Years

We go behind the scenes with the legendary producer who made four classic albums with Aerosmith. “They sounded like truth,” he says.

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