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Ed Doheny

Ed Doheny lives in the Los Feliz neighbourhood of Los Angeles, within sniffing distance of the coyotes who roam Griffith Park. He is waiting for his son.

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Johnny Cash: American III: Solitary Man

Review by Ed Doheny, Rock's Backpages, December 2000

ONE OF THE bullet-point discussions of this album – on which the mythopoeic Man in Black does the Rick Rubin thang a third time, thus ...

Cosmic Rough Riders, Kingsbury Manx, Teenage Fanclub: The Retro Grade: Welcome To Calibernia

Review by Ed Doheny, Rock's Backpages, December 2000

Teenage Fanclub: Howdy! Cosmic Rough Riders: Enjoy the Melodic SunshineKingsbury Manx: Kingsbury ManxPhoenix: United ...

Grandaddy: The Sophtware Slump

Review by Ed Doheny, Rock's Backpages, December 2000

"SHOULD NEVER have left the crystal lake/For parties full of folks who flake." There’s something irresistible about gnarly American guys going back to the land, ...

Lambchop: Nixon

Review by Ed Doheny, Rock's Backpages, December 2000

A NEW KIND of backwoodsiness comes courtesy of lugubrious Nashvillians Lambchop, whose Kurt Wagner sounds like (prime influence/collaborator) Vic Chesnutt seasoned with shadings of Al ...

John Phillips, The Mamas and The Papas: John Phillips — 1935-2001

Obituary by Ed Doheny, Rock's Backpages, March 2001

Ed Doheny remembers the head Papa. ...

Dave Matthews Band: The Backpages Interview: Dave Matthews

Interview by Ed Doheny, Rock's Backpages, November 2001

IT'S A MEASURE OF the marked disparity between Dave Matthews' superstar status in America and his almost total obscurity in Europe that the marketing campaign ...

Phil Spector: Back to Monomania! The Legend of Phil Spector

Retrospective by Ed Doheny, Rock's Backpages, October 2001

THE WORD IS THAT Cameron Crowe and Tom Cruise are set to make a movie about Phillip Harvey Spector, the greatest record producer in the ...

Steely Dan: Two Against Nature

Review by Ed Doheny, Rock's Backpages, December 2000

TWO AGAINST NATURE could have been horrible, as so many of these returns by grizzled ’70s vets are; as it was, the album was merely ...

Warren Zevon: Life'll Kill Ya

Review by Ed Doheny, Rock's Backpages, December 2000

WHEN IT COMES to matters Californian, Warren is even more jaundiced than Steely Dan: if the Becker/Fagen take on El Lay was Elmore Leonard meets ...

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Guest List Blues: Almost Famous

Review by Ed Doheny, Rock's Backpages, February 2001

Ed Doheny on Cameron Crowe’s almost-good Almost Famous – the first movie with a rock journalist for a hero. ...

Smog: Dongs of Sevotion

Review by Ed Doheny, Rock's Backpages, December 2000

COMPARED TO Lambchop’s Nixon – elliptical sketches of humanity from an alt.country porch – Smog’s Dongs of Sevotion gives us the music of a man ...

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