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Helter Skelter and Why Obama Won’t Say “Radical Islam”

Words describe everything and nothing. Language inspires and uplifts, retards, and destroys. Continue reading

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Take A Sad Song and Make It Better

Though it seems long ago and far away, high summer in the post-Watergate Deep South did, in fact, exist. The Beatles were six years gone, but still potent enough to change the lives of kids and adults alike, almost as potent as a stoned girl answering her door clad only in a sheet. memoir from our own Robert Burke Warren. Continue reading

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50 Rock & Roll Songs That Increased My Word Power

Weeklings music editor Robert Burke Warren gets revved up like a deuce and reveals how time you spend “wasting” – i.e. listening to rock and roll – is not wasted time. Not at all. Readers Digest would be proud. Increase your own word power! Bismillah! Continue reading

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Monday Rock City: Interview with Bill Medley of the Righteous Brothers

JM Blaine sits down with the one and only Bill Medley. Do we need to say anything else? Continue reading

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“Beatles vs. Stones”: The Mythology of Rock’s Greatest Rivalry

Author John McMillian has unearthed the real story behind the rivalry between rock and roll’s two greatest heavyweights. Author (and longtime Stones man) Tyler McMahon turns in his review to let you know if it’s time to raise the lighter or to head for the exits. Continue reading

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Song Beneath the Song: American Pie, Bohemian Rhapsody, Norwegian Wood

In which Greg Olear reveals the hidden meanings of three of his favorite songs: “American Pie,” “Bohemian Rhapsody,” and “Norwegian Wood” Continue reading

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