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Pete Seeger, 1919-2014 by David Hadju, Rian Malan, Alec Wilkinson

Seeger’s life with folk music.<p>A transcript of Seeger’s testimony before the House Unamerican Activities Committee.<p>The real story behind Seeger’s …

In the Beginning, There Was a Nipple

Ten years ago, 90 million people watching Super Bowl XXXVIII saw Janet Jackson's breast for nine-sixteenths of a second. Our culture would never be …

Joe Strummer and Punk Self-Reinvention

How a privately educated British schoolboy named John Mellor became The Clash's iconic front man<p>American shrinks know him well: the English boarding-school boy. Privately educated, privately damaged, culturally overstocked, and twanging with the knowledge of his own separateness. Having made an …

Punk Rock?! Hardly: Erroneous Attributions and Cultural Hubris Behind 'The Wolf of Wall Street'

It's not that Martin Scorsese's most recent opus, <i>The Wolf of Wall Street</i> needs yet another review; it's the attempt by the film's star, perennial Scorsese muse Leonardo DiCaprio, to qualify it and Scorsese as "punk rock" that drew our ire and forced our pen.<p>"Punk rock" (or "punk"), as we 40 and …


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It’s Only Music: Alfred Wertheimer’s Never-Before-Seen Photos of Elvis and the Birth of Rock and Roll

In early 1956, an RCA publicist asked legendary photographer <b>Alfred Wertheimer</b> to shoot a 21-year-old up-and-coming singer in Memphis named Elvis. “Elvis who?” Wertheimer stared blankly — but he took the assignment. How bewildered he would have been to know that the young man before his camera, to …

Watch The Snob's Dictionary | Music Snob: Steven Van Zandt Traces the Roots of Rock 'n' Roll | Vanity Fair Video | CNE

The <i>Sopranos</i> actor and E Street Band guitarist breaks down the history of rock ‘n’ roll and traces the influential genre’s roots from the Rolling Stones and the Beatles to Chuck Berry and Little Richard.

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The Huge But Faceless Rock Star: A Plea

Are rock stars who can hide in plain sight really rock stars?<p><i>Published in the February 2014 issue</i><p><b>Until it became too obvious,</b> Kenny Chesney would have roadies smuggle him through the audience in a road case. This way he could start the show from the crowd and then fly onto the stage. Dan Reynolds …

Imagine Dragons

Mickey Rourke, best served before 1990. That guy could have ruled the world.

Nastassja Kinski and the serpent by Richard Avedon. Look familiar @compromiselodge ? #nastassjakinski #avedon #richardavedon #serpent

Rival Sons - 'Jordan' | Classic Rock Magazine

Lost At E Minor

Lost At E Minor - The ABA Journal: Blawg 2013 cover artwork. By Dado Queiroz - The ABA Journal: Blawg 2013 cover artwork. By Dado Queiroz.