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  • Rolling Stones Take it to the Max

    Rolling Stones Take it to the Max | ARTICLE

    Technically speaking – at the very least – the current Rolling Stones film At the Max is the biggest concert movie ever made. "The...

    January 9, 1992 12:00 PM ET
  • Winona Ryder Beats the Heat

    Winona Ryder Beats the Heat | ARTICLE

    The original Edward Scissorhands scissor hands rest peacefully on a wooden chest at the top of the stairs. Among the mementos and messages...

    May 16, 1991 1:50 PM ET
  • Struck by Lightning

    Struck by Lightning | ALBUM REVIEW

    There aren't many singer-song-writers who hit their creative stride fifteen years into their career, but then again there aren't many singer-songwriters like Graham Parker. And as his exquisite new album, Struck by Lightning, makes utterly clear, we...

    March 7, 1991 12:00 AM ET
  • Aerosmith's Amazing Road Back

    Aerosmith's Amazing Road Back | ARTICLE

    Steven Tyler enters the hotel room and strips down to his black cracker – a sort of G-string. It's three in the morning –...

    April 5, 1990 12:00 PM ET
  • Billy Joel On Fire, Again: The Rolling Stone Interview

    Billy Joel On Fire, Again: The Rolling Stone Interview | ARTICLE

    'If someone had told me twenty years ago I'd be spending this much time with cops, I would have punched him in the goddamn...

    January 25, 1990 1:45 PM ET
  • Storyteller, Complete Anthology 1964-1990

    Storyteller, Complete Anthology 1964-1990 | ALBUM REVIEW

    Now here's a box set with balls. With the release of this extensive career anthology, Rod Stewart opens himself up to a barrage of unflattering comparisons between his fondly recalled past and his critically pooh-poohed present. For...

    January 11, 1990 12:00 AM ET
  • New Kids on the Block: From Puberty to Platinum

    New Kids on the Block: From Puberty to Platinum | ARTICLE

    As the New Kids on the Block tour bus passes a gaggle of squealing young fans lying in wait outside the Worcester Centrum,...

    November 2, 1989 1:55 PM ET
  • One

    One | ALBUM REVIEW

    Is it possible that we live in a country that can forgive Richard Nixon but not his fellow Seventies superstars the Bee Gees? Unlike Dick, after all, the Bee Gees never actually did anything wrong. Most Bee...

    September 21, 1989 12:00 AM ET
  • Spike

    Spike | ALBUM REVIEW

    Now that New Wave is nostalgia and Elvis Costello has become respectable enough to serve as Paul McCartney's songwriting partner, you might assume that Elvis isn't angry anymore. But that would be a not-so-brilliant mistake. Spike —...

    March 9, 1989 12:00 AM ET
  • Traveling Wilburys Vol. 1

    Traveling Wilburys Vol. 1 | ALBUM REVIEW

    This is the best record of its kind ever made. Then again, it's also the only record of its kind ever made. A low-key...

    October 18, 1988 12:00 PM ET
  • Dylan Delights the Garden State

    Dylan Delights the Garden State | ARTICLE

    Bob DylanThe Garden State Arts CenterHolmdel, New JerseyJune 24th, 1988 Let this much be said for Bob Dylan: Despite all the...

    August 11, 1988 2:25 PM ET
  • Characters

    Characters | ALBUM REVIEW

    "Skeletons," the sly first single from Characters, is a brilliant Wonder work, an edgy number driven by the same socially conscious anger that fueled his Seventies classics "You Haven't Done Nothin," "Living for the City" and "Big...

    January 28, 1988 12:00 AM ET
  • Cloud Nine

    Cloud Nine | ALBUM REVIEW

    If Cloud Nine were simply a decent record, it would still mark a major comeback for George Harrison, whose latter-day solo efforts have for the most part presented little more than a tired blend of spiritual, romantic...

    December 3, 1987 12:00 AM ET
  • One Heartbeat

    One Heartbeat | ALBUM REVIEW

    Forget about all those newfangled "love men" who've been filling up the airwaves lately. It was Smokey Robinson who stirred up the original quiet storm, and the Miracle worker still sings sweet, sophisticated soul better than anyone...

    April 23, 1987 12:00 AM ET
  • New Fleetwood Mac Album Due

    New Fleetwood Mac Album Due | ARTICLE

    Fleetwood Mac will release its first new album in five years – and possibly its last LP ever – next month. "I guess you...

    March 26, 1987 4:50 PM ET
  • Think Visual

    Think Visual | ALBUM REVIEW

    In typically perverse style, Ray Davies kicks off the Kinks' debut effort for their new label with "Working at the Factory," a searing indictment of the industrialization of rock. The song finds Ray in a mood of...

    January 15, 1987 12:00 AM ET
  • Chestnut Street Incident

    Chestnut Street Incident | ALBUM REVIEW

    Chestnut Street Incident isn't new, and it sure as hell isn't any good, but for the most dedicated Cougarphiles it can be considered an invaluable slab of rock & roll archeology, a Rosetta stone for the "Small...

    October 23, 1986 12:00 AM ET
  • Rod Stewart

    Rod Stewart | ALBUM REVIEW

    What's wrong with Rod? The standard diagnosis is that Stewart's suffering from a prolonged case of creative gout, that the good life's taken a heavy toll on this aging playboy's muse. After all, it's been a decade...

    August 14, 1986 12:00 AM ET
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