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  • 'Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back': Rolling Stone's 1980 Cover Story

    'Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back': Rolling Stone's 1980 Cover Story | ARTICLE

    The Force has two sides. It is not a malevolent or a benevolent thing. It has a bad side to it, involving hate and fear, and it has a good side, involving love, charity, fairness and hope.

    May 4, 2011 5:40 PM ET
  • Babylon By Bus

    Babylon By Bus | ALBUM REVIEW

    Jamaicans have a marvelously vivid word — blueswee — to describe those who are wily and hard to pin down: i.e., the Bob Marleys of the world. In native folklore, these qualities of cunning are personified by...

    December 29, 1982 12:00 AM ET
  • Chances Are

    Chances Are | ALBUM REVIEW

    Record-industry grave robbers could scarcely wait until nightfall to cash in on the late Bob Marley's scattered legacy. In this case, the culprits are the people at Cayman Music and Cissi Music, former career guides of Johnny...

    March 18, 1982 12:00 AM ET
  • Songs In The Attic

    Songs In The Attic | ALBUM REVIEW

    Just as veteran rock & roller Bob Seger once attempted (successfully) to add a crisp new edge and some fiery freshness to a chunk of his time-honored repertoire with 1976's Live Bullet, so Billy Joel has brought...

    November 12, 1981 12:00 AM ET
  • Stevie Nicks' Magic Act

    Stevie Nicks' Magic Act | ARTICLE

    She would rock on the wide open porches and look at the sea, marveling over its changefulness. There were sunsets when the water resembled hammered gold under the golden light, or it would be running brass or...

    September 3, 1981 3:40 PM ET
  • Slaves to the Empire: The 'Star Wars' Kids Talk Back

    Slaves to the Empire: The 'Star Wars' Kids Talk Back | ARTICLE

    The Force has two sides. It is not a malevolent or a benevolent thing. It has a bad side to it, involving hate and fear, and it has a good side, involving love, charity, fairness and...

    July 24, 1980 2:30 PM ET
  • Lorne Michaels, Saturday Night Quarterback

    Lorne Michaels, Saturday Night Quarterback | ARTICLE

    Lorne Michaels likes to call the producing of live television comedy a "contact sport," but not because he brings a jock mentality to the game of getting a program on the air, or because he is cynical...

    December 27, 1979 1:25 PM ET
  • The Long Run

    The Long Run | ALBUM REVIEW

    By day, the stardom-obsessed City of Angels depicted on the Eagles' The Long Run is a dreary land of blank vistas and empty promises, baking slowly under an unsentimental sun. But when the night comes, the landscape...

    November 15, 1979 12:00 AM ET
  • Back To The Egg

    Back To The Egg | ALBUM REVIEW

    As you may recall, the last time we came upon Paul McCartney, pilot of Wings, he'd fashioned a thirteen-song offering called London Town, whose mildly tuneful title track was the epitome of the now-familiar, latter-day McCartney style...

    August 23, 1979 12:00 AM ET
  • Van Halen II

    Van Halen II | ALBUM REVIEW

    Rock archaeologists have recently unearthed conclusive evidence (some liner notes contained in the ancient Dead Weight Scrolls) that the subspecies of heavy metal known as thud rock was born way back in the paleolithic mists when a...

    July 12, 1979 12:00 AM ET
  • Blues Brothers: Jake and Elwood's Secret Life

    Blues Brothers: Jake and Elwood's Secret Life | ARTICLE

    Once again, here's the straight poop: every hapless hambone stranded in this sorry life should at least have a main squeeze who knows how...

    February 22, 1979 12:05 PM ET
  • The Importance of Being a Ramone

    The Importance of Being a Ramone | ARTICLE

    NEW YORK — Joey Ramone's father has never been too big on his son's peculiar brand of rock & roll. Until recently, exposure to the Ramones' spare, howling blare would promptly reduce Dad to a headbanger...

    February 8, 1979 12:00 AM ET
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