Author: Ellen Fagan

Ellen Fagan is a forever New Yorker, long-time Greenwich Village resident and vintage Duke University graduate with hippie-esque leanings. The best description of Ellen was given to her by a sardonic lawyer during the voir dire of one of her myriad Jury Duty stints: "...housewife, mom, voracious reader, freelance writer, copy editor, jewelry designer and frequent cyber-sleuth."
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Novel Rock n’ Roll Fantasies

Before they were movies, “The Commitments” and “High Fidelity” were great books. But these are not the only novels documenting the ups and crazy downs of the rock ‘n roll lifestyle. Just ask serious writer Salman Rushdie.

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Joe Cocker at his Cocker-iest

None other than Ray Charles gave this British blues man a shout out for absorbing his style – then making it his own. Our list of great Joe Cocker covers reminds us as to how he put a unique stamp on some modern classics.

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Top 10 Rolling Stones Studio Albums

“Aftermath,” “Tattoo You,” “Sticky Fingers,” “Exile on Main Street”… The competition within the Stones catalog is tough! So which album is their very best?