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33 items by Alan Light

  • The Rolling Stone Interview: Ice-T

    The Rolling Stone Interview: Ice-T | ARTICLE

    George Bush calls his work "sick." Dan Quayle says it's "obscene." Sixty congressmen signed a letter pronouncing it "vile" and "despicable." "Ugly, destructive and...

    August 20, 1992 1:20 PM ET
  • The King of Rock 'n' Roll: The Complete 50's Masters

    The King of Rock 'n' Roll: The Complete 50's Masters | ALBUM REVIEW

    As silly as the Brouhaha surrounding the selection of the Elvis stamp felt, it still came as a curious relief when the young, sleek Presley was announced as the nation's choice. It was all too easy to...

    August 6, 1992 12:00 AM ET
  • New Faces: TLC

    New Faces: TLC | ARTICLE

    'When we were first recording, I was wearing a bag on my head," says TLC's Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes, "but I wanted something...

    May 28, 1992 5:20 PM ET
  • Boys to Men: The Beastie Boys

    Boys to Men: The Beastie Boys | ARTICLE

    The fact is that funky is the most misused word in music today," exclaims an impassioned Michael "Mike D" Diamond, the Beastie Boy who...

    May 28, 1992 12:00 PM ET
  • Boyz II Men: Motown's Hottest Act in Years

    Boyz II Men: Motown's Hottest Act in Years | ARTICLE

    The right rear window of Nate Morris's Pathfinder has been smashed. A taped-in replacement protects us from the bitter Philadelphia cold. Morris, at twenty...

    March 5, 1992 4:15 PM ET
  • Dangerous

    Dangerous | ALBUM REVIEW

    The booklet for Dangerous begins with a short prose poem by Michael Jackson describing the release the singer feels while dancing: "Creator and creation merge into one wholeness of joy" until "there is only ... the dance."...

    January 1, 1992 12:00 AM ET
  • LL Cool J: Heavyweight

    LL Cool J: Heavyweight | ARTICLE

    It looks like a rap concert and it sounds like a rap concert, but it sure doesn't feel like a rap concert. There are...

    October 3, 1991 6:15 PM ET
  • N.W.A.: Beating Up the Charts

    N.W.A.: Beating Up the Charts | ARTICLE

    Hell has apparently frozen over. As the four members of N.W.A. gather in the meticulous suburban office park outside Los Angeles that houses their Ruthless Records label, their album Efil4zaggin (try it backward) is the best-selling album in...

    August 8, 1991 12:00 AM ET
  • New Faces of 1991: De La Soul

    New Faces of 1991: De La Soul | ARTICLE

    It's Grammy Night, and Posdnuos is bugging. His two partners in De La Soul, Trugoy the Dove and Baby Huey Maseo, are...

    April 18, 1991 1:00 PM ET
  • Bob Dylan Plays West Point

    Bob Dylan Plays West Point | ARTICLE

    Bob Dylan, it has been said, was the person most responsible for ending the Vietnam War. Twenty-five years ago, it would have been...

    November 29, 1990 12:00 PM ET
  • Boom Chicka Boom

    Boom Chicka Boom | ALBUM REVIEW

    Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings and Kris Kristofferson are about as familiar as the faces on Mount Rushmore, and it's easy to assume that they are equally frozen in time, equally nonthreatening. They organize benefits, sing...

    April 5, 1990 12:00 AM ET
  • The Sun Years

    The Sun Years | ALBUM REVIEW

    Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings and Kris Kristofferson are about as familiar as the faces on Mount Rushmore, and it's easy to assume that they are equally frozen in time, equally nonthreatening. They organize benefits, sing...

    April 5, 1990 12:00 AM ET
  • Bringing It All Back Home: Dylan Thrills With Exhaustive Show

    Bringing It All Back Home: Dylan Thrills With Exhaustive Show | ARTICLE

    Every once in a while we play requests," Bob Dylan said to the audience at Toad's Place, in New Haven, Connecticut, where he...

    March 8, 1990 10:50 AM ET
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