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Lita Eliscu

Lita Eliscu

Lita Eliscu wrote extensively for Crawdaddy, the East Village Other, Phonograph Record and other publications. She also worked in publicity for Atlantic Records.

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David Bowie in The Man Who Fell To Earth

Film/DVD/TV Review by Lita Eliscu, Phonograph Record, August 1976

THIS FILM stars David Bowie — a logical choice — as a space visitor who comes to Earth in an attempt to find a way ...

Don Cherry, Richard Davis, Billy Taylor: Jazz In The Seventies

Report and Interview by Lita Eliscu, Phonograph Record, November 1976

OVER THE last few years, iazz has re-achieved, to use an inelegant word, the enthusiastic encouragement of a new and important audience: people with money ...

Stanley Clarke: Return to Love (Nemperor Records)

Review by Lita Eliscu, Phonograph Record, October 1975

BASS PLAYERS are not really famous for standing out in the world of rock. McCartney, of course...Jack Bruce...Bill Wyman sometimes. In Jazz, however, where the ...

Aretha Franklin: You (Atlantic SD18151)

Review by Lita Eliscu, Phonograph Record, November 1975

Aretha's Latest is a Blend of All that has Made Black Music, American Music ...

Hall & Oates: Blue-eyed Soul For The Masses

Interview by Lita Eliscu, Phonograph Record, September 1976

NEW YORK — In this world cluttered with singer-songwriter-performers and other hyphenated musical creations, into this electronic, technologic, upheaving miasma of pure and impure sounds ...

Albert King Delineates the Blues...

Interview by Lita Eliscu, Soul & Jazz Record, August 1976

Lita Eliscu Listens! ...

Carole King: Simple Things (Capitol SMAS11667)

Review by Lita Eliscu, Phonograph Record, August 1977

THIS ISN'T simple, it's simplistic. An album full of observations on life and living — none of which comes off without an unbelievable amount of ...

MC5: The MC5

Profile and Interview by Lita Eliscu, East Village Other, 14 May 1969

ROCKET ROCKET ROCKET to the — YEAHHHHH the — Fuckit yeah yeah sheeeeit baby Get. Down. On. It. Cmon mothahfuckahs CMON MOTHAH-FUCKAHS MAKE FUCK A ...

Laura Nyro: Five Years of Silence

Essay by Lita Eliscu, Phonograph Record, January 1976

BORN LAURA Nigro, she was fated to sing the blues. Though her solitary visions weren't attuned to the pop pulse of the movement-minded sixties, she ...

John Sebastian: THILM

Column by Lita Eliscu, East Village Other, 3 March 1970

MEDIA INTERFERENCE interactions of the past couple of days probably a week, 6 days; around there: The Grateful Dead, Love, The Allman Brothers, Zabriskie Point, ...

Cecil Taylor: Five Spot, New York, NY

Live Review by Lita Eliscu, Soul & Jazz Record, May 1975

QUINTESSENTIAL JAZZ club, even has patina of history: the perfect place for Cecil Taylor to express his music after a long hiatus. The small stage ...

Bill Wyman Solo: "Happier in The Stones Because I Have This Outside Freedom"

Interview by Lita Eliscu, Phonograph Record, March 1976

"I'VE BEEN in this band so long that if I haven't sung for a long time, I can't sing. If I haven't written a song ...

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