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Five Decades in the Rock n’ Roll Trenches

He might not be a household name, but Aaron “Professor Louie” Hurwitz has been making music — at a high level — for 50+ years. He has a lot to say about it…

Some Songs for Tax Day

The Beatles, Hall & Oates, and Donna Summer sing about the almighty dollar.

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Ringo’s Replacement Gets a Big Screen Treatment

Drummer Jimmie Nicol played eight shows with The Beatles then disappeared. Now his story has been optioned for a movie. The author of the underlying book shared some stories with us.

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Giving John Mayer a Second Chance

His musicianship is never in doubt. His judgment, on the other hand… The singer-songwriter is seeking redemption with a new album, and with a little help from the Grateful Dead.