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9 articles

Lucinda Williams, Ryan Adams, Wilco: Lost Highway Blues

Report by Jason Cohen, Slate, 14 August 2001

The dirty little secret about Ryan Adams and his record label. ...

Elvis Presley: The Great Late Elvis: Taking Vegas-era Elvis seriously

Comment by Marc Weingarten, Slate, 16 August 2001

WHEN IT COMES TO the late-period Elvis — you know, the one that played the best rooms in Las Vegas and ate far too many ...

Bob Dylan: Love and Theft

Review by Marc Weingarten, Slate, 25 October 2001

TO READ THE reviews of Bob Dylan's new album, Love and Theft, you would think the rock legend had returned to the salad days of ...

Bob Mould, Paul Westerberg: The Living End: Can Bob Mould and Paul Westerberg handle middle age?

Review by Jason Cohen, Slate, 30 April 2002

OLD ROCKERS keep on getting younger. "Hope I die before I get old" remains the relevant credo, but it's no longer restricted to those who ...

Neil Young: Bio Warfare

Report by Marc Weingarten, Slate, 24 May 2002

Why did Neil Young try to squelch Shakey? ...

Nelly: Nellyville

Review by Marc Weingarten, Slate, 25 June 2002

Nelly's Confusion: Is the rapper a preacher or a party animal? Don't ask him. ...

Grateful Dead: A Long, Staid Trip: How Deadheads ruined the Grateful Dead

Book Review by Marc Weingarten, Slate, 30 August 2002

"THERE IS nothing like a Grateful Dead Concert," the old bumper stickers read. After attending my first 10 Dead shows, I soon realized this wasn't ...

Phil Spector's Ghosts: The Spooky World Of The Greatest Producer In Pop Music

Comment by Barney Hoskyns, Slate, February 2003

FOR OBSERVERS of Hollywood, it's been irresistible: life imitating the movies once again. The death of B-movie actress Lana Clarkson in Phil Spector's Alhambra chateau ...

Björk, Todd Rundgren: Déjà Entendu: Björk

Comment by Marc Weingarten, Slate, 14 September 2004

BJÖRK HAS A KNACK for making records that don't sound like anyone else's. With each new offering—from 1993's Debut, an album that roamed freely through ...

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