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Arthur Levy

Arthur Levy

Arthur Levy founded and edited Zoo World, a bi-weekly music magazine published between 1972 and 1975 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and nationally circulated in the USA. Subsequently he has worked for Capitol-EMI, Arista and the Island Def Jam group.

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Allman Brothers Band: Capricorn Bar BQ: Bill Graham Plays Ball In Macon

Report by Arthur Levy, Zoo World, 13 September 1973

WOULD YOU drive 600 miles through the midsummer heat of Florida and Georgia to scoff some free rubs and red hot chicken at the Allman ...

Allman Brothers Band: The Allman Brothers Band: Brothers And Sisters (Capricorn CP0111)

Review by Arthur Levy, Zoo World, 27 September 1973

UNTIL ABOUT two years ago the Allman Brothers Band existed in a vacuum whose bounds were conveniently defined by the Mason-Dixon line. Before them was ...

The Band, Bob Dylan: Bob Dylan & the Band: Hollywood Sportatorium, Pembroke Pines, Fla.

Live Review by Arthur Levy, Zoo World, 28 February 1974

"The White-suited Mystic Rescues His Flock" ...

Blue Oyster Cult: Secret Treaties (Columbia KC)

Review by Arthur Levy, Zoo World, 4 July 1974

VIOLENT FANTASY, and the fantasy of violence — confrontation and aggression — present the logical ultimatum of warlike Christian civilizations: Imperial control of the means ...

The Carpenters: Then And Now (A&M SP 3519)

Review by Arthur Levy, Zoo World, 2 August 1973

KAREN AND Richard, Carpenters, greased and ready to kick the sleazy jams and jellies out of Tin Can Alley and back out onto Sunset Strip ...

Bob Dylan: Pat Garrett and Billy The Kid, Soundtrack by Bob Dylan (Columbia KC 32460)

Review by Arthur Levy, Zoo World, 13 September 1973

Dylan Meets Billy: America's Albatrosses ...

Bob Dylan: Planet Waves (Asylum 7E-1003)

Review by Arthur Levy, Zoo World, 28 February 1974

LIKE THE reformed gunslinger-turned-family man, who's barely kept his pistol from rusting by occasionally battling some tin cans in his backyard — Dylan's been called ...

Jerry Garcia, Grateful Dead: Jerry Garcia Up From The Dead

Interview by Arthur Levy, Creem, August 1975

DAVID GAHR is already a half-block ahead of me up the street, bounding past the Navarro's sharpy redcap, shlepping all his cameras, and lights, and ...

Grateful Dead: Wake Of The Flood (Grateful Dead Records GD-01)

Review by Arthur Levy, Zoo World, 20 December 1973

OWING TO THE rather blatant corporate eccentricities of American record companies the Grateful Dead have formed their own label, following a stormy six years with ...

Elton John: The Leaving Of America

Interview by Arthur Levy, Zoo World, 6 December 1973

Beau Brummel Meets Yogi Berra ...

Barry Manilow, Bette Midler: Barry Manilow

Profile and Interview by Arthur Levy, Zoo World, 20 December 1973

BARRY MANILOW sits at the piano flanked by Sharon, Robin, and Charlotte, affectionately known as the Harlettes onstage, and it looks like a scene out ...

Martin Mull: The Wonderful, Wacky World of Martin Mull

Interview by Arthur Levy, Zoo World, August 1973

And His Fabulous Furniture in Your Living Room!!! ...

Rick Nelson: Has it Really Been 2 Years Since Garden Party?

Profile and Interview by Arthur Levy, Zoo World, 11 October 1973

WHEN RICK Nelson walked onstage at Madison Square Garden for Richard Nader's Rock 'n Roll Revival: Volume VII, fully two years ago this October 15th, he ...

Lou Reed: Sally Can't Dance (RCA CPL1-0611)

Review by Arthur Levy, Zoo World, 24 October 1974

At the Point Where the Velvet Underground Leaves Off And Lou Reed Begins ...

The Rolling Stones: Goats Head Soup (Rolling Stones Records COC 59101)

Review by Arthur Levy, Zoo World, 8 November 1973

THE TWICE-yearly ritualized introduction to your latest Rolling Stones and Led Zeppelin review: "Well folks, on first and fifth and eleventh listening the imagery is ...

The Rolling Stones: It's Only Rock 'N Roll (Rolling Stones COC 79101)

Review by Arthur Levy, Zoo World, 19 December 1974

The Rolling Stones: Ain't Too Proud to Rock 'N Roll ...

Leon Russell: Live At The Long Beach Arena (Shelter STCO-8917)

Review by Arthur Levy, Zoo World, 16 August 1973

PHIL SPECTOR released the first Ronettes LP on Philles ('63) following the success of 'Be My Baby' and 'Baby I Love You' and the Crystals' ...

Leon Russell: Portrait Of The Artist: Leon Russell

Profile by Arthur Levy, Zoo World, 4 July 1974

The Oklahoma Master of Space and Time: Duke Ellington, Phil Spector, Leon Russell ...

The Who: Madison Square Garden, New York NY

Live Review by Arthur Levy, Zoo World, 18 July 1974

HOSTILE YET oblivious to their circumstances (the cavernous Madison Square Garden), the Who transcended their retrograde Heil sound system for almost two hours on the ...

Wishbone Ash: Hometown Rubdown

Interview by Arthur Levy, Zoo World, 5 December 1974

"IT'S GOING to be very weird going home to England, very weird," observes a suntanned, squinty-eyed Martin Turner. Wishbone Ash has been down here for ...

Frank Zappa: The Great Southern and Western Expedition Is On!

Report and Interview by Arthur Levy, Zoo World, 23 April 1973

"THE FIRST TIME I ever took the Mothers out on the road I approached it from a sociological point of view. ...

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Dick Clark: Godfather Of Free Rock

Interview by Arthur Levy, Zoo World, 3 January 1974

"ONE RECORD dance is the same as any other record dance, I can do one in my sleep," says Dick Clark, sitting in an administration ...

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