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Andy Gill & Kevin Odegard’s A Simple Twist of Fate — Bob Dylan and the making of Blood on the Tracks

Bob Dylan’s Blood on the Tracks is a landmark album. It is listed on numerous “best-of” album lists, be they of “all time” or the Seventies, or of the rock era. It and its follow-up Desire are his two top-selling … Continue reading

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Larry Kane’s Ticket To Ride

Larry Kane indeed got a ticket to ride. He was the only American journalist in The Beatles’ official press group on their groundbreaking 1964 U.S. tour. The tour changed the way rock ‘n’ roll concerts were played, it changed a … Continue reading

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Judith Tick’s Ruth Crawford Seeger: A Composer’s Search for American Music

Ruth Crawford Seeger is a pivotal but little-known figure of American music in the 20th Century. Judith Tick’s biography is a suitable monument to Crawford’s life and work. A pianist, composer, teacher and folklorist, Crawford straddled the worlds of modernist … Continue reading

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