Syd Barrett helped start Pink Floyd — and his influence was felt long after his departure. A new book captures his genius through his lyrics.
Dean Friedman’s quirky hit about a vegetarian Jewish girl fond of getting high was one of the catchiest tunes of the 70s.
Every decade has a “feel.” While it wasn’t easy to distill fifty years into a handful of songs, these capture a certain zeitgeist.
Eric Clapton’s “Backless” album tends to get overlooked. But our writer recalls just why it remains the one he listens to most often.