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17 items by Fred Schruers

  • The Music That Feeds "Crazy Heart"

    The Music That Feeds "Crazy Heart" | ARTICLE

    Jeff Bridges strums his guitar, works on original drawings and explains the birth of Crazy Heart in exclusive behind-the-scenes video from his RS photo shoot. To the surprise of no one, Jeff Bridges was nominated in the Best...

    February 3, 2010 8:00 AM ET
  • Maggie Gyllenhaal's "Crazy Heart" Connection

    Maggie Gyllenhaal's "Crazy Heart" Connection | ARTICLE

    Maggie Gyllenhaal broke out on the big screen in dark 2002 indie Secretary and has just been rewarded with an Oscar nomination for her supporting role in Crazy Heart. Rolling Stone recently spoke with the 31-year-old actress...

    February 2, 2010 3:04 PM ET
  • Jack Nicholson: The Badass Hollywood Star

    Jack Nicholson: The Badass Hollywood Star | ARTICLE

    Ok, you're a badass Hollywood star – perhaps the badass Hollywood starpicking up a Best Actor award in Manhattan from the National Board of...

    March 19, 1998 4:45 PM ET
  • Fleetwood Mac: Back on the Chain Gang

    Fleetwood Mac: Back on the Chain Gang | ARTICLE

    Twenty minutes after coming offstage in Burbank, Calif., Stevie Nicks and Christine McVie look just a touch stunned in the unsparing light of a...

    October 30, 1997 12:00 PM ET
  • The Trash-Mouth Wisdom of Chris Rock

    The Trash-Mouth Wisdom of Chris Rock | ARTICLE

    A summer night in Brooklyn, N.Y., and a fine one. You can actually sit on your kitchen chair, instead of the stoop, and feel...

    October 2, 1997 2:10 PM ET
  • Sheryl Crow

    Sheryl Crow | ARTICLE

    Can we talk? "Sheryl Crow plants a hand on her right hip and addresses what she calls a "granola crowd" packed tight in the...

    November 14, 1996 3:50 PM ET
  • Jim Carrey: Bare Facts and Shocking Revelations

    Jim Carrey: Bare Facts and Shocking Revelations | ARTICLE

    Oh, please, don't do that Jim Carrey puts his face just inches from a hole in a tall, wooden post and mutters into it....

    July 13, 1995 4:00 PM ET
  • This is How It Feels: Tom Petty on the Road

    This is How It Feels: Tom Petty on the Road | ARTICLE

    That's all we need is another dog onstage." Tom Petty's calm drawl has just gone as thick as black smoke from a smudge...

    May 4, 1995 1:15 PM ET
  • A Rare Talk With Robert De Niro

    A Rare Talk With Robert De Niro | ARTICLE

    In David Mamet's Broadway hit Speed-the-Plow, a frenetic Hollywood producer visits the office of a studio exec and friend. On his lips is the...

    August 25, 1988 4:10 PM ET
  • Confrontation

    Confrontation | ALBUM REVIEW

    Rastafarianism is a creed that hides its humane spirituality under warlike metaphors. Since his death in 1981, Bob Marley has been both Rasta saint and commander in chief. His eminence came from his universality, and his best...

    September 2, 1987 12:00 AM ET
  • Long After Dark

    Long After Dark | ALBUM REVIEW

    Tom Petty and the Heart-breakers play a finely crafted brand of meat-and-potatoes rock. They shudder to a stop for the occasional ballad or showy guitar figure, but the next surging chorus is never far away. They've been...

    January 20, 1983 12:00 AM ET
  • The Survivors Live

    The Survivors Live | ALBUM REVIEW

    As Johnny Cash's slyly funny liner notes explain, this legendary trio's impromptu show in Stuttgart, Germany, last April is a first-take, unrehearsed affair — the three all just happened to be playing at a European music festival....

    May 27, 1982 12:00 AM ET
  • Bruce Springsteen and the Secret of the World

    Bruce Springsteen and the Secret of the World | ARTICLE

    Bruce Springsteen, in the abstract, is just the kind of guy my little New Jersey hometown schooled me to despise. Born seventy-seven days apart, raised maybe fifty miles apart, this beatified greaser and I grew up sharing...

    February 5, 1981 8:00 AM ET
  • Bruce Springsteen: The Boss Is Back

    Bruce Springsteen: The Boss Is Back | ARTICLE

    There are only a couple of small-hall dates on Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band's 1980 tour. In most cities, the only way to meet ticket demand is for Springsteen and the gang to play...

    November 27, 1980 8:00 AM ET
  • One for the Road

    One for the Road | ALBUM REVIEW

    After fifteen years, founding Kinks members Ray and Dave Davies boast a nearly unique record of sustained combat in the guitar army. Like their peers in the Who and the Rolling Stones, they know that such longevity...

    October 2, 1980 12:00 AM ET
  • The Who in New York: The Beast That Still Roars

    The Who in New York: The Beast That Still Roars | ARTICLE

    Capitol TheaterPassaic, New JerseySeptember 11th, 1979 Madison Square GardenNew York CitySeptember 13th, 1979 The old parable about the four blind men who...

    November 1, 1979 2:05 PM ET
  • Foreign Affairs

    Foreign Affairs | ALBUM REVIEW

    The admiring audience that Tom Waits built up with his early work now worries about him in a way that does his derelict's persona proud: when is that old boy gonna straighten up? Closing Time was a...

    November 17, 1977 12:00 AM ET
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