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  • R.E.M. In the Real World - Rolling Stone's 1987 Cover Story

    R.E.M. In the Real World - Rolling Stone's 1987 Cover Story | ARTICLE

    The following article appeared in the December 3, 1987 issue of Rolling Stone. It is reprinted here to mark the band's break-up. It's a warm,...

    September 21, 2011 4:40 PM ET
  • Fleetwood Mac Say Goodbye to Nicks and McVie at the Forum

    Fleetwood Mac Say Goodbye to Nicks and McVie at the Forum | ARTICLE

    It was supposed to be a grand send-off for two women marking the end of their days with Fleetwood Mac, but the life...

    February 7, 1991 12:00 PM ET
  • The Stone Roses: Ready to Bloom in the U.S.A.

    The Stone Roses: Ready to Bloom in the U.S.A. | ARTICLE

    The Manchester scene is a convenient myth to sell product, whether it be records or newspapers," says John Squire. A few hundred miles south of Manchester, the Stone Roses guitarist sits in a London steakhouse with his band...

    May 31, 1990 9:00 AM ET
  • The Who Reunite For 25th Anniversary Tour

    The Who Reunite For 25th Anniversary Tour | ARTICLE

    Right off the bat, Pete Townshend wants one thing understood. It's about that image he's got: You know, the guy who rips out...

    July 13, 1989 5:40 PM ET
  • Big Daddy

    Big Daddy | ALBUM REVIEW

    It doesn't seem right, using a word like mature to refer to a guy who used to bill himself as Little Bastard — but these days, the word is just about inescapable when you talk about John...

    June 1, 1989 12:00 AM ET
  • Roy Orbison's Triumphs and Tragedies

    Roy Orbison's Triumphs and Tragedies | ARTICLE

    The moment came early in every concert Roy Orbison gave for the last two decades of his life; in a way, it was as...

    January 26, 1989 6:00 AM ET
  • Lucinda Williams

    Lucinda Williams | ALBUM REVIEW

    Lucinda Williams is a veteran singer and songwriter who released two albums on the Folkways label nearly a decade ago, but since then she has played mostly to smart folk-and-country-inclined listeners who've frequented the right clubs in...

    January 26, 1989 12:00 AM ET
  • Land Of Dreams

    Land Of Dreams | ALBUM REVIEW

    Randy Newman and the members of Jane's Addiction would probably be the first to tell you that they don't have anything in common, that they don't listen to each other's music, that they shouldn't be in the...

    October 20, 1988 12:00 AM ET
  • Nothing's Shocking

    Nothing's Shocking | ALBUM REVIEW

    Randy Newman and the members of Jane's Addiction would probably be the first to tell you that they don't have anything in common, that they don't listen to each other's music, that they shouldn't be in the...

    October 20, 1988 12:00 AM ET
  • Bruce Springsteen's 'Tunnel' Vision

    Bruce Springsteen's 'Tunnel' Vision | ARTICLE

    The audience consists of his sound crew, his sax player's wife and son and a couple dozen ushers and security guards. But that doesn't stop Bruce Springsteen, who's turning in an extraordinary performance at the Omni, in...

    May 5, 1988 8:00 AM ET
  • Tunnel of Love

    Tunnel of Love | ALBUM REVIEW

    So Bruce Springsteen met a girl, fell in love, got married and made an album of songs about meeting a girl, falling in love and getting married. And if you think it's that cut and dried, you...

    October 3, 1987 12:00 AM ET
  • The Top Ten Hits

    The Top Ten Hits | ALBUM REVIEW

    They say the Jungle Room was Elvis Presley's favorite room at Graceland. It's decorated with huge, fur-upholstered furniture, thick, dark curtains, a sickly-green carpet, pseudo-Polynesian idols and a waterfall that regularly flooded the room. If you've been...

    September 10, 1987 12:00 AM ET
  • The Memphis Record

    The Memphis Record | ALBUM REVIEW

    They say the Jungle Room was Elvis Presley's favorite room at Graceland. It's decorated with huge, fur-upholstered furniture, thick, dark curtains, a sickly-green carpet, pseudo-Polynesian idols and a waterfall that regularly flooded the room. If you've been...

    September 10, 1987 12:00 AM ET
  • The Number One Hits

    The Number One Hits | ALBUM REVIEW

    They say the Jungle Room was Elvis Presley's favorite room at Graceland. It's decorated with huge, fur-upholstered furniture, thick, dark curtains, a sickly-green carpet, pseudo-Polynesian idols and a waterfall that regularly flooded the room. If you've been...

    September 10, 1987 12:00 AM ET
  • Please Please Me

    Please Please Me | ALBUM REVIEW

    "It was twenty years ago today/Sgt. Pepper taught the band to play." That line has been invoked an awful lot this year, as Capitol Records has turned the Greatest Album Ever into (Capitol says) "the most important...

    July 16, 1987 12:00 AM ET
  • With The Beatles

    With The Beatles | ALBUM REVIEW

    " ""It was twenty years ago today/Sgt. Pepper taught the band to play."" That line has been invoked an awful lot this year, as Capitol Records has turned the Greatest Album Ever into (Capitol says) ""the most important...

    July 16, 1987 12:00 AM ET
  • Never Let Me Down

    Never Let Me Down | ALBUM REVIEW

    It used to be easy. Once a year or so, David Bowie would choose a new persona, pick up a fresh batch of pop-culture reference points, borrow a new musical style and release a new album. Then...

    June 4, 1987 12:00 AM ET
  • The Joshua Tree

    The Joshua Tree | ALBUM REVIEW

    The stakes are enormous, and U2 knows it. Its last album, The Unforgettable Fire, contained "Pride (In the Name of Love)," its biggest-selling single ever, and last year the band was the musical heart of Amnesty International's...

    April 9, 1987 12:00 AM ET
  • Peter Gabriel Hits the Big Time

    Peter Gabriel Hits the Big Time | ARTICLE

    "What's a god like you doing in a place like this?" That's the title on the note a flight attendant delivers to Peter Gabriel, who's just about to tear into his second bag of smoked almonds as...

    January 29, 1987 12:00 AM ET
  • Peter Gabriel Hits the Big Time

    Peter Gabriel Hits the Big Time | ARTICLE

    'What's a god like you doing in a place like this?" That's the title on the note a flight attendant delivers to Peter Gabriel,...

    January 29, 1987 12:00 AM ET
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