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Women of the Year
Cartoons of the Year
Back At Ya, Maybe
Waltzing with The Band
The Byrd Who Took Flight
A Little Bit of This and That
Music from Big Pink
Nick Kristof for Governor! Or Not?
New Vonnegut Film and Book
Brandi Carlile: Music Profile #9
Why Colin Powell's Iraq Speech at the U.N. Was So Crucial (and Bad)
Richard Thompson: A Portrait in Music
Greatest Movies of All-Time?
Sherwin, Oppenheimer and The Bomb
The Falcon and the Show, Man
My Tony Bennett Years
Roy Orbison, Part II: The Comeback
When Roy Orbison Sang for the Lonely
Blinded by the Type: Writing a Novel at Springsteen House
Kurt Vonnegut, Off-Broadway: Part II
God Bless You, Mr. Vonnegut
Just like 'Rolling Stone': That 'Best 500 Songs' List
Ray Davies vs. Powerman and the Money-Go-Round
That Day in New York: Losing a Friend on September 11
The Birds of Summer
When I Warned About Climate Change--in 1984
A Wild Weekend When Rock Writers 'Tried' to Form a 'Union'
Stevie Wanders: From E Street to Silvio (and Back Again)
75 Years Ago: Did Truman Read John Hersey's "Hiroshima"?
Roll Away the Stones?
Everly Brothers: Gone, Gone, Gone but Not Forgotten
Profile in Music: Richard Thompson & Sandy Denny
When Joe Galloway Grilled Don Rumsfeld
Death at the Berlin Wall, 59 Years Ago Today
Did Bowie and Springsteen Help Bring Down the Berlin Wall?
When I Was 'Number One With A Bullet'
Joni Mitchell: A Profile in Music, Redux
Cuomo, Covid and Other Evils
Profile in Music: Emmylou Harris
Get 'Beck' To Where You Once Belonged
Summer Fiction Issue!
New Leonard Cohen Film, So: Profile in Music Redux
When An Author Runs for Office
Feeling Petty, But It's Berry Good
New Port for Bob: Dylan Goes Non-Electric
The Screen Door Slams, Mary's Dress....Does What???
Bourdain and Beatles
Summer Re-Run: Sam Cooke, Profile in Music
Canceling Vaccines--and Springsteen
A Little Brandi in the Morning
Lazy, Crazy Daze of Summer
From Velvet Underground to Lost in Space
From 'Heatwave' to Climate Crisis
Was 'Summer of Soul' Footage Really 'Locked in a Basement for 50 Years'?
Summertime Blues and News
For July 4th: Woody Guthrie and 'The Will of the People'
The First Nuclear Protest
Cartoons Friday, Plus Dirty Beatles Songs
Rumsfeld Gone, Cosby Out, Trump's Man In
Heat Wave, Burning in Our Hearts
There Was Only One "Catch"--for Joseph Heller
Leonard and Joni, Together Again
Revolution Still Not Televised
Raptors I Have Known: Photo Gallery #2
Stayin' Power: My Day With the Bee Gees
Still Rocking in the Free World
Kind of "Blue": A Tribute to Joni's Classic
My Global Warning on Climate Change--37 Years Ago
When I Wrote a Book at Springsteen's House
Manchin in the Promised Land?
Richard Thompson: Music Profile #7
Please Open: Important Note on This Newsletter
Hot Songs, Summer in the City
Ring of Fire
Photo Gallery Tuesday!
'Heroes' and Villains
Roy Orbison, Part II: From Beatles to Springsteen and Beyond
Roy Orbison Singing for the Lonely
Summer of Soul
A Smashing Win for a Democrat
A Day in the Life
Songs for Memorial Day
Sunday Night Cartoons!
Sandy, Aurora Still Rising Behind You: Profile in Music #6
BUDDY, THE BEATLES & BOB
Give Peace a Chance
These Bots Are Made for Stalking
Happy Birthday Bob: No Tombstone Blues Here!
Rock Writers of the World Unite...in Revelry!
Have a Berry Good Friday
Of Capitol Hill, and Atomic, Cover-ups
Love is Just a Four-Letter Word
Bruce and Emmylou's High School Days
Of War Crimes and Desperadoes
My First Rock Festival
Book Excerpt: Inside 'The Last Waltz'
Love Minus Zero
Truth or Dare
Winner By An Eilish
As We Sail Into the Misfit
Book Excerpt: When Linda Ronstadt Found Her Voice
Leonard Cohen, Redux: Profile in Music:
Satisfaction, Love and Happiness Here
How I Got My Start
Big Lies and Fact-Checkers
Monday Morning, So Good to Me
Richard Thompson/Sandy Denny: Profile in Music #5
Morning Becomes Electric
Can't Quit You, Baby
Fever in the Funk House Now
It's All Over Now, Baby Blue?
Oscars Leave Many Grouchy
Another Side of Joni Mitchell
Oscars To Die For
Instant Karma Gonna Get You
The Day After
Tangled Up In Bob
First We Take Manhattan?
NO POST TODAY but please read
When I Rolled Over for Beethoven
One More Weekend, With You
A Tree With Roots
Jagger on Pandemic Relief: 'It's Just a Shot Away'
I Read the News Today, Oh Boy
Welcome to the Working Week
Running With Bruce, Down Thunder Road
GaetzGate Opens Wider
Master of Disaster Meets Stoney End
"Mank," For the Memories
Hello in There, Hello
Playing with Vonnegut: Part II
Playing With Kurt Vonnegut, 1970
And Now You Might Call it 'Prison-Gaetz' Scandal
Chimes of Freedom
April, Come She Will
The Beatles, With a Little Help From Their Friends
Media Set for 'Trial of the Decade'
Emmylou Harris: Music Profile #4:
So Long, Marianne--Also, Voting Rights?
Rocking in the Free World
Rock Me on the Water
Guns, No Roses, in Colorado
Subterranean Sick of Home Blues
The Greatest Movie Never Made?
Respect: Aretha TV Series Here, Movie Coming
Linda Ronstadt Returns to Sonora in New Memoir
Getting My Irish Up
Oscars and Grammys, Oh My!
Monday Morning Sure Looks Fine
No Post Today, But Please Respond to a Kind of 'Survey'
Joni Mitchell: A Profile in Music #3
Gimme Shelter--It's Just a Shot Away
Wasted and Rolling
Palace Intrigue and a Tower of Song
The Life of Brian
The Royal Scam
My First Concert: Dylan 1965
First We Take 'Manhattan'
What's So Funny 'Bout Peace, Love & Understanding?
It's All Right, Have a Good Time
Take a Walk on the Wild Side
Golden Trump & Golden Globes
Sam Cooke: Music Profile #2
My Back Pages #2: Ray Davies Gets His Kinks Out
Friday on My Mind
Bob, Buddy and the Beatles
Stephen Colbert vs. CPAC
Barack and Bruce Are 'Renegades' Again
Monday, Monday, Can't Trust That Day
Irving Thalberg's 'Attack Ads'
My Back Pages
Wasn't It Good, 'Norwegian Wood'?
The Tortoise and the Hair
Sunday Music Profile #1: Leonard Cohen
The Fools on the Hill
All That Jazz (and Gram & Emmylou, too)
Music, Movies, Media & the Mob
Mansplain on the Hill
All We Are Saying is "Give Impeach a Chance"
After the Weeknd--Back to Work!
Special Super Bowl/Atomic Bowl Edition
If You're NOT Ready for Some Football....
Stimulus Passes At Sunrise--and a Super Bowl Spot for Springsteen?
Tom Waits for...Everyone?
Petty Remark: "It's Good to be King"
AOC's Trauma, Greene's New Deal
What's Going On? Special Snowstorm Edition
More Springsteen, plus: GOP Cover-Up, Fred Hampton Film, Gillian Welch
When I Rode With Springsteen to My Hometown
Getting the Kinks Out, Before 'Doomsday'
Amanda Gorman Now 'Super'
Sarah Cooper Asks: Who Is Biden's 'Pillow Guy'?
Hard Times, Come Again No More?
Amanda Shires & Jason Isbell Examine Abortion in Brilliant New Song
Biden's Rolex, Wolfe's 'Chills' and Part II on the 'Will of the People'
Woody Agree? Will Rogers as the Forgotten 'Will of the People'
For Biden, Friday Might Be All Right for Fightin'
It's a Beautiful Day in the Bidenhood
A Very Good Riddance, and Now, "Hey, Joe"
MLK Day, Special Edition
"One Night in Miami"--The Fact Check
"One Night in Miami"--the Review
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