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If 2016 Had a Theme Song, It Would Be ‘All Things Must Pass’

By Dave Price 1st Published in Booming Encore Under a somber November sky, as they waited for the plane arriving into Washington from Dallas, author Mary McGrory turned to then presidential aide, later-to-be Senator from New York Daniel Patrick Moynihan … Continue reading

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The Monkees Make Daydream Believers 50 Years Ago with TV Debut

  This article 1st appeared in Sixty and Me Fifty years ago this month Monkee mania began sweeping America and then England as The Monkees, a TV show based on the success of The Beatles and the madcap antics they … Continue reading

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63-Year-Old Punk-Pop Star Cyndi Lauper Still Having Fun Singing, Supporting Feminism

This article 1st appeared in Sixty and Me A little more than three decades ago, singer Cyndi Lauper told us that girls just want to have fun. Today, at age 63, Lauper is teaching us that mature women can still … Continue reading

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How Much Are New Memories of Old Rock Music Worth?

This article 1st appeared in Sixty and Me BY DAVE PRICE  •  2 MONTHS AGO  •  LIFESTYLE   Unless you’ve been living alone in a desert for the last few months, you’ve probably heard about the impressive Desert Trip concert, … Continue reading

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Dana Fuchs: Serene Singing Angel, Sexy Devil Temptress, or Both?

Given that it’s the musical child of the sacred – gospel – and the supposedly sacrilegious – blues – it’s not surprising that rock n’ roll often reflects a spiritual crisis that plays out in both its music and its … Continue reading

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Artimus Pyle: A Great Drummer, A Simple Man

If famed former baseball manager and player Leo Durocher had known Artimus Pyle, he might not have been so certain of his noted quip: “Nice guys finish last”. Pyle, 67, is the original drummer for the classic Southern Rock band … Continue reading

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Bruce Springsteen and Donald Trump: 2 Bosses, 2 Bases, and the Fate of the American Dream

How is a Donald Trump political rally like a Bruce Springsteen concert? Let me count the ways. Now I admit before last week, I had never really considered comparing the two. But on Thursday, I attended a Bruce Springsteen concert … Continue reading

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