Posts From Jim Sullivan

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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Producer Jack Douglas: On John Lennon, Cheap Trick

After producing classic albums by Aerosmith, Jack Douglas helped a band from Illinois gets its start. Then came December 1980.

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15 Unlikely Covers by Classic Rock Artists

Surprising choices from The Beatles, Judas Priest, the Who, Deep Purple, the Stones, and 10 more unusual versions. Give a listen!

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Glenn Tilbrook on Squeeze Then and Now

When they first arrived, he and songwriting partner Chris Difford drew comparisons to Lennon and McCartney. Our interview…

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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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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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Tommy James Q&A: The Music, the Mob & the Movie

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

In Part 2 of our interview: “Brad was the best male studio singer I’ve ever heard and Tommy is the best male stage singer.” He reveals which artists got him excited about rock ‘n’ roll

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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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