Rock Jewell-ry

When Bob Dylan released his controversial 1970 album, Self Portrait, writer Greil Marcus griped that he'd “buy an album of Dylan breathing heavily ……

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Délicieuse Dissard

Unless you're fluent in French, Marianne Dissard's new disc, L'Entredeux, won't mean as much to you as other break-up albums like Bob Dylan's Blood…

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Dream of Life

If Patti Smith's narration to Dream of Life was simplified into a stanza, it might go something like this: As long as I can…

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Patti Smith: Dream of Life

If Patti Smith's narration to Dream of Life were simplified into a stanza, it might go something like this: “As long as I can…

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Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Rhetoric

Bob Dylan's “John Brown” is one of the most moving antiwar songs recorded. The track avoids sloganeering, resonating an anti–Vietnam War sentiment with a…

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Why? Covers Bob Dylan

Oakland's Why? will follow up their latest disc, Alopecia, with a cover song. No, not another tune from the Cure. The band takes on…

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