Clarence Clemons

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    March 16, 2012

    SXSW: Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band Rock ACL Live

    Bruce Springsteen's Thursday started with a keynote speech in one of the big ballrooms at the Austin Convention Center, and ended with a mythic three-hour set at ACL Live across town, in front of a few thousand people cooing "Bruce". The keynote and the show went hand in hand. If you weren't there ... More >>

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    November 29, 2011

    10 Intriguing Classic Rock Albums to Watch for in 2012

    Roger CaldwellFinally, another excuse to use this photo​Most all of us know the deal when it comes to new music from a famous, old school rock artist: It's a waiting game. A waiting game daunted with a lot of vague answers, and sometimes pretty flaky behavior. Some would say this is due to ... More >>

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    August 4, 2011

    The Problem With... Lady Gaga's "You and I"

    You know what sucks about waking up late in the morning? Pretty often, the only thing that's on TV is The View. As a dude, this is a bit shameful to admit, but I actually keep the TV on ABC to watch the show. The View, as you know, supposedly offers insight into what women talk abou ... More >>

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    July 4, 2011

    For Your July 4 Listening Pleasure: Springsteen Turns Dallas Into a Promised Land in July '78

    Via.​Shortly after we recalled Bruce Springsteen's rock-and-roll down an Oak Cliff bowling alley -- almost moments after -- news broke that Clarence Clemons had died from complications caused by a stroke suffered a few days earlier. At which point I cued up the '84 Reunion stop and remembered-when ... More >>

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    May 26, 2011

    The Problem With.. Lady Gaga's "The Edge of Glory"

    So. Lady Gaga's anticipated Born This Way came out earlier this week. After giving it a listen, I'd say its like a roller coaster -- one that has Gaga's roaring head from the cover on the bumper. It's thrilling in some turns, nauseating in others and it gives listeners a real sense of danger.Thing i ... More >>

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    December 14, 2006

    Merry SeXmas

    Get ready for a new jack holiday

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    May 26, 2005

    The Legend of Billy Hicks

    Or, why sax player is no longer a viable occupation in rock and roll

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    April 5, 2001

    You're Not The Boss of Me

    The Boss is coming to your living room

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    September 28, 2000

    Green Day

    Warning (Reprise Records)

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    December 24, 1998

    Listen up

    1998 was not a very good year, but it's still worth the bother

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    November 19, 1998
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    March 6, 1997

    Economies of scale

    Cake hopes that cutting a deal won't interfere with keeping it real