An interview with Jimmy Page on nostalgia, Robert Plant, and why he would only publish an autobiography after he dies.
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On the county fair and casino circuit with Huey Lewis, who at 61 is “part of a select fraternity of musicians who can draw a couple thousand people in dozens (if not hundreds) of middle-American towns … scattered throughout the country.”
How the Brooklynization of culture killed regional music scenes.
TM The only other time I saw you was in Bleecker Bob’s in the ‘70s. You walked in eating pizza and wearing aviator glasses and Bleecker Bob showed you an Ian Dury picture sleeve and you said, “I don’t listen to music by people I don’t wanna fuck.” PS (laughter) Yeah, that was me.
The rise and fall of “Rock Around the Clock” singer Bill Haley.
Four years after a disastrous MTV performance had led him to avoid the public, Rose was back on stage.
In this profile of the band, William Burroughs is interested in two things: big-time rock shows and random conversational tangents.