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On The Road
  • Live Review: Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell and Van Morrison

    May 26, 1998 12:00 AM ET
     |  John Pecorelli

    "Getting up and singing songs that you sang 30 years ago during what you thought was a revolution is kind of pathetic. I don't like old people on a rock & roll stage, I think they look pathetic. Me included." -- Grace Slick, 1997 Hey Grace, tell it to the 20,000 or so people who packed into UCLA's Pauley Pavilion to witness two nights of a baby boomer bliss: Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell and Van Morrison on one dream ticket. The show had its problems, to be sure, but at the very lea...  | More »

  • The Artist Burns It Up With Stevie Wonder

    October 22, 1997 12:00 AM ET
     |  Lana Fanelli

    Now this story really cooks! The Artist Formerly Known as Prince got together with Stevie Wonde in Motown Friday for an impromptu jam session at Intermezzo, a Detroit eatery. The Artist and his wife Mayte were on hand for the premiere of the New Power Generation Dance Company production "Around the World in a Day." While the couple celebrated the opening over dinner, they were joined by R&B performer Tony Rich, NPG guitarist Kathleen Dyson and Larry Graham of Sly and the Family Stone. St...  | More »

  • Rolling Stones Break Sales Records

    October 21, 1997 12:00 AM ET
     |  Rolling Stone

    The Rolling Stones are again rolling into a record-setting mode. The Bridges to Babylon tour opener set a new gross record at Chicago's Soldier Field, ousting the title from U2, whose $5.9 million total from July 1-2 shows was the previous high. The Stones' Sept. 23 and 25 shows took in $6,260,600 from sellout crowds totaling 107,186 on $39.50-$60 tickets. The group followed that with a single show sellout at Columbus' Ohio Stadium Sept. 27, also a record-setter. The $3,553,06...  | More »

  • Live Review: The Rolling Stones

    September 24, 1997 12:00 AM ET
     |  Rolling Stone

    To understand the spectacle put on by the Rolling Stones at Chicago's Soldier Field on an unseasonably cool September night in 1997, it helps to know what they did on the same stage on a blistering hot July afternoon in 1978. That year, the Stones had just put out one of their most powerful albums -- "Some Girls" -- and they performed eight straight songs from the record midway through their concert. Some in the sun-baked audience grumbled -- "We're here to hear the hits, maaaan!" ...  | More »

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