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78 items by David Wild

  • On the Set of Judd Apatow's New Comedy With Graham Parker and the Rumour

    On the Set of Judd Apatow's New Comedy With Graham Parker and the Rumour | ARTICLE

    On an early September morning at the Belasco Theatre in downtown Los Angeles, actor Paul Rudd has been introducing the same band for the past three hours. "For the first time in over 30 years, Graham Parker...

    October 18, 2011 11:20 AM ET
  • Ringo Starr, Confident and Sober: Rolling Stone's 1992 Feature Story

    Ringo Starr, Confident and Sober: Rolling Stone's 1992 Feature Story | ARTICLE

    "Sometimes I can't believe that it's been twenty-two years since the boys were together," says Ringo Starr as he sits backstage at the Variety Arts Center, in Los Angeles, shooting the breeze with two members of the...

    July 7, 2011 6:05 PM ET
  • Checking in With Bill Maher (in 1999)

    Checking in With Bill Maher (in 1999) | ARTICLE

    Bill Maher has just finished up with Monica Lewinsky. It's the night of the former intern's prime-time infomercial with Barbara Walters, and the best of Politically Incorrect has wrapped a special live episode in which he...

    April 13, 2011 9:00 AM ET
  • Who Is Howard Stern? Rolling Stone's 1990 Feature

    Who Is Howard Stern? Rolling Stone's 1990 Feature | ARTICLE

    If Fellini directed a bar mitzvah, it might look something like this. It's six in the morning, and a surreal cast of the semi and somewhat famous is arriving at a downtown Manhattan nightclub for...

    March 16, 2011 6:00 AM ET
  • Eddie Van Halen on Rocking Sober, Avoiding Beef and the Future of Van Halen

    Eddie Van Halen on Rocking Sober, Avoiding Beef and the Future of Van Halen | ARTICLE

    Backstage in the celebrity green room of Spike's Guys Choice Awards in a booth next to his fellow honoree Clint Eastwood sits Eddie Van Halen — rock's ultimate guitar slinger — with his fiancé Janie Liszewski as...

    June 1, 2009 4:10 PM ET
  • Greatest Hits

    Greatest Hits | ALBUM REVIEW

    The essential tunes by the Sixties' first true supergroup a cynic would be tempted to subtitle this collection And Definitely Not Young. But before CSNY, there was only CSN — the original late-Sixties harmonic convergence, often...

    April 22, 2009 12:00 AM ET
  • Tina Turner Returns With Hits-Heavy Set of Covers and Classics

    Tina Turner Returns With Hits-Heavy Set of Covers and Classics | ARTICLE

    The start of Tina Turner's first road trip in eight years was marked by a petty but still amusing royal soul smackdown as Ike's ex and Aretha Franklin once again squabbled over that "Queen" title Beyoncé bestowed...

    October 14, 2008 11:53 AM ET
  • In the Studio: Lucinda Williams Cures Her Blues

    In the Studio: Lucinda Williams Cures Her Blues | ARTICLE

    "Whatever record I'm doing reflects my life," says Lucinda Williams with a smile, sitting in Los Angeles' Village Recorder studios. And guessing from the sound of the singer-songwriter's ninth album, Little Honey, an upbeat disc of bluesy...

    August 13, 2008 12:08 PM ET
  • James Taylor and Carole King Return in High Style to the Troubadour

    James Taylor and Carole King Return in High Style to the Troubadour | ARTICLE

    "This is like one of those dreams where you go back to school," James Taylor said last night with a grin as he and longtime friend and fellow legendary singer-songwriter Carole King took the stage for the...

    November 29, 2007 12:20 PM ET
  • Keith Richards and Johnny Depp: Blood Brothers

    Keith Richards and Johnny Depp: Blood Brothers | ARTICLE

    Come in, it's a beast out there." With those words, Johnny Depp swings open the door to his sleek air-conditioned trailer and offers blessed relief...

    May 31, 2007 12:00 PM ET
  • Bronx In Blue

    Bronx In Blue | ALBUM REVIEW

    As doo-wop giant Dion points out in the liner notes to Bronx in Blue, there was no rock & roll back when he was growing up in New York, and so it was the Southern sounds of...

    January 12, 2006 12:00 AM ET
  • Illumination

    Illumination | ALBUM REVIEW

    Earth, Wind and Fire recorded some of the greatest funky jazz soul of the Seventies, but they lost their way as record-makers long after entering "Boogie Wonderland" in 1979. Their twenty-third album, Illumination, taps into Santana's now-familiar...

    November 28, 2005 12:00 AM ET
  • Rarities 1971-2003

    Rarities 1971-2003 | ALBUM REVIEW

    If you're in the market for just one Stones album this year, make it A Bigger Bang. But if you happen to be shopping for an additional stocking stuffer, you could do much worse than this...

    November 21, 2005 12:00 AM ET
  • Moonlight Serenade

    Moonlight Serenade | ALBUM REVIEW

    Let no one ever accuse Carly Simon of jumping on the current standards bandwagon. Though Frank Sinatra and Ella Fitzgerald beat her to the punch, Simon was still way ahead of the curve for the rock generation....

    August 25, 2005 12:00 AM ET
  • Fair & Square

    Fair & Square | ALBUM REVIEW

    Eight years on from battling cancer, Prine sounds in peak form for his first album of new songs since 1995's Lost Dogs and Mixed Blessings. On Fair and Square, Prine takes the production reins and plays right...

    May 19, 2005 12:00 AM ET
  • Make Do With What You Got

    Make Do With What You Got | ALBUM REVIEW

    Solomon Burke's 2002 album Don't Give Up on Me was a righteous resurrection of a great Atlantic Sixties soulman who never got his full due from a rock world he so heavily influenced. Make Do With What...

    April 21, 2005 12:00 AM ET
  • Everything's OK

    Everything's OK | ALBUM REVIEW

    The rousing and arousing musical partnership of Al Green and producer Willie Mitchell in the Seventies was built around the high art of the lowdown groove. Yet it took these two soul giants a bit of time...

    March 24, 2005 12:00 AM ET
  • Words & Music: John Mellencamp's Greatest Hits

    Words & Music: John Mellencamp's Greatest Hits | ALBUM REVIEW

    Words and Music is more than just an impressive retrospective from the bard of Belmont, Indiana. It's also proof positive that a man who calls himself "Little Bastard" can overcome anything — even having a dangerous "Cougar"...

    January 27, 2005 12:00 AM ET
  • It Always Will Be

    It Always Will Be | ALBUM REVIEW

    One hesitates to tell Willie Nelson what to do, but maybe the man should always sing songs with the word always in the title: "Always on My Mind" is one of Nelson's most enduring classics, and now...

    December 15, 2004 12:00 AM ET
  • Ringo Shows His Postcards

    Ringo Shows His Postcards | ARTICLE

    "If I got postcards from the boys, I always just threw them in a drawer," Ringo Starr says. "As the years go, you move house and you lose track. Four moves later, I found a trunk of...

    November 10, 2004 12:00 AM ET
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