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Dion (1989)

Interview by Barney Hoskyns, Rock's Backpages Audio, August 1989

New York great Dion DiMucci talks about the golden years, the sound of NYC, and addiction and recovery.

File format: mp3; file size: 33.8mb, interview length: 36' 57" sound quality: ***

ARTICLES IN LIBRARY

Best Records of 1967: The Fifth Dimension, Dion & The Belmonts, The Byrds

Review by Norman Jopling, Record Mirror, January 1968

UNLIKE DAVID Griffiths, I have no really clear-cut LP choices of last year. I've narrowed the field down to three records which I've written about ...

Elvis Presley, Aretha Franklin et al: Album Reviews

Review by uncredited writer, Melody Maker, April 1969

Both sides of the great Elvis Presley, orchestral pop from the Brothers Ryan ...

Dion & the Belmonts: Reunion; The Belmonts: Cigars, Acapella, Candy; Dion's Greatest Hits

Review by Greg Shaw, Rolling Stone, March 1973

DION WAS the original punk. Stand him up next to his contemporary male teen idols – Frankie Avalon, Fabian, Bobby Vee, Brian Hyland, Bobby Rydell, ...

Dion & the Belmonts: Reunion; The Belmonts: Cigars, Acapella, Candy; Dion's Greatest Hits

Review by Gene Sculatti, Creem, June 1973

YEARS AGO, Mad ran a feature on "What Kind of Parents Will Today's Teenagers Make?" It depicted a pair of graying, pot-bellied rockers in leathers, ...

Phil Spector: He's A Rebel

Report and Interview by Harvey Kubernik, Melody Maker, May 1975

THE OCCASION is Professor Phil Spector's guest lecture at the Sherwood Oaks Experimental College record producing seminar. Last time Phil talked at the school was ...

Dion Bounces Back

Interview by Ken Barnes, Phonograph Record, August 1976

MIAMI, FLA. – "Frankie Valii turned my head around. I was in Westbury (Conn.), where he was playing, and he said, 'Watch, this.' He introduced ...

Dion: Born To Be With You, Greatest Hits and Streetheart

Review by John Tobler, ZigZag, September 1976

THE THREE most recent albums to come on to the British market, and as a measure of my own commitment to the artist, the 16th, ...

Dion: The King of the Noo Yawk Streets Comes Home

Profile and Interview by Barney Hoskyns, Sunday Correspondent, September 1989

WHEN DION DiMucci made his major comeback at New York's Radio City Music Hall two years ago, he was joined onstage by an all-star quartet ...

Dion: Bronx Blues — The Columbia Recordings (1962-1963)

Sleevenotes by Gene Sculatti, Sony/Columbia Records, 1991

"Rock 'n' roll started as rebellious music. It had an attitude, and in that attitude was a lot of stuff: anger, frustration, joy, and that ...

Dion: Lovers Who Wander

Sleevenotes by Gene Sculatti, EMI/Right Stuff, 1993

"I've got my J-200 there with me. That's the big Gibson, like the kind the Everly Brothers had custom-made for them. So beautiful. The case ...

Dion: Runaround Sue

Sleevenotes by Gene Sculatti, EMI/Right Stuff, 1993

One of the few good things left in the current morass of ‘oldies’ radio is the element of surprise. In a world where the same ...

Dion: A Masterpiece? Was It?

Interview by Tom Cox, Daily Telegraph, February 2001

IMAGINE IF YOU made the best record of your career, in collaboration with one of your heroes, and it was released only abroad, leaving such ...

Dion: The Wanderer Walks with the Blues

Interview by Gene Sculatti, ICE, Winter 2005

IT'S A SHAME that, these days, a singer this good needs a qualifier. Until the arrival of Celine, there was only one Dion — Dion ...

Dion:

Interview by Andrew Purcell, Guardian, The, December 2006

IT'S TEN O'CLOCK on a muggy Florida morning and Dion is ready to talk. He'll talk all day, about his lifelong love of the blues, ...

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