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John Lennon Talks About Music, Money, Marriage, and Fame

Interview by Loraine Alterman, Viva, March 1975

ONE OF JOHN Lennon's friends, Elton John, spends $5,000 for a pair of sunglasses and buys his manager a yacht for a birthday present. Another ...

Donna Lynn, MC5, The Outsiders: The MC-5: 'More Like One Big Musician'

Interview by Loraine Alterman, Detroit Free Press, 17 February 1967

SOME PEOPLE call it psychedelic. The MC-5 call it the "new music". They should know, for they are the leading exponents of the far-out sounds ...

Smokey Robinson & The Miracles: The Miracle They Call Smokey And How He Climbed from the Ghetto To the Top of His Musical World

Interview by Loraine Alterman, Detroit Free Press, 6 August 1967

IN 1946 AT Dwyer Elementary School in Detroit, a six-year-old first-grader, wearing a pasted-on beard and white high-top shoes, played Uncle Remus in a school ...

Spencer Davis Group: New to the Charts: Spencer Davis Group Makes Stones Happy

Interview by Keith Altham, New Musical Express, 10 December 1965

THE GROUP that every other group — from the Stones to the Animals — wanted to have a hit, that's the Spencer Davis Group, and ...

Spencer Davis Group: Will Spencer Davis Go Pop?

Interview by Dawn James, Rave, May 1966

That's the question people in pop are all asking. Now that Spencer Davis and his group have crashed into pop-land will they go for all-out ...

Spencer Davis Group, Steve Winwood: The Spencer Davis Group: Eight Gigs A Week — The Steve Winwood Years

Review and Interview by Sylvie Simmons, MOJO, June 1996

BACK IN THE EARLY '60s, in their Golden Eagle residency days, The Spencer Davis Group played the whole gamut of American R&B from John Lee ...

Johnny Winter: The Apollo Theatre and the Fillmore East: Black and White Music in NYC

Comment by Loraine Alterman, New York Scenes, September 1969

MORE THAN Central Park and city blocks separate the Apollo Theatre in Harlem and the Fillmore East in the East Village. ...

Stevie Wonder Has a Dream

Report and Interview by Carol Cooper, Face, The, June 1984

In 1981 Stevie Wonder led the first of three marches in Washington D.C. calling for the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, the black civil ...

Stevie Wonder: Stevie Freaks Out

Interview by Mark Plummer, Melody Maker, 30 January 1971

LAST TIME Stevie Wonder was in Britain he promised that his next album would be the new-style him, with a deeper musical and lyrical feeling. ...

Stevie Wonder: Stevie's Moog Music...

Profile and Interview by Penny Valentine, Sounds, 22 January 1972

"I never did realise it would take me so long to lose that 'Little' Stevie Wonder tag. There are times when I wish I'd only ...

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