Posts From Jim Sullivan

Deaths of Older Rock Legends Continue to Shake Us

A wave of deaths of older rock legends has given boomers reason to pause. Is 67 or 70 the new 27? “I’ll Sleep When I’m Dead.”

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Tommy James Q&A: The Music, the Mob & ‘Mony Mony’

“We’re looking up into the New York sky and first thing my eyes fall on is the Mutual of NY insurance company sign. It just flashes MONY MONY.”

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J. Geils Talks About His Former Band: Last Interview

The guitarist, born John Geils, Jr., left the band several years before he passed. “I wish them well. I don’t know how they feel about me”

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Tom Scholz Talks About Boston’s Recording Process

On the eve of the band’s big 2017 Hyper Space Tour, the mastermind behind one of classic rock’s biggest bands spoke to us about touring, recording and more

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Tom Scholz on Brad Delp: ‘Best Male Studio Singer I’ve Ever Heard’

From our interview: “The two of us would go on all day and into the night and start again the next day. It was mental telepathy”

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J. Geils Band Rocks Hometown Crowd in 2015’s Final Boston Show

The rock and roll band delivered for their loyal fans in one of their last performances together. The good times rolled with Peter Wolf as the jive-talking ringleader

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10 More Songs That Defined New Wave Music

In the second half of our series on 20 songs that defined the new wave movement of the ’70s and ’80s, we bring you the B-52’s, Pretenders, Devo and more

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Alice Cooper: ‘None of Us Planned to Live Past 30’

In a wide-ranging interview, the legend talks about many of the original Hollywood Vampires, a reunion and the ‘Wow’ he got from Paul McCartney

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Joan Baez Interview: On Dylan, Aging and Her Farewell Tour

Says the folk legend: “I’m comfortable and happy. I’m not trying to reach notes that I can’t reach anymore. I’m working on what I have, which I like a lot.”

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Pink Floyd & Syd Barrett: The Early Years

We take a close look at the formative years of one of rock’s greatest bands, and their ‘madcap’ leader who was a shining star of the psychedelic era

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