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Bob Dylan funnies

Bob Dylan funnies | Music | Scoop.it
Well, the comic book and me, just us, we caught the bus. In the world of music, congratulations to Bob Dylan for winning $900,000. An
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How Sam Phillips Invented the Sound of Rock and Roll

How Sam Phillips Invented the Sound of Rock and Roll | Music | Scoop.it
​The unusual engineering behind a legendary sound.​​

Via Peter Vander Auwera
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Forty Years On, What Does Punk Rock Mean?

Forty Years On, What Does Punk Rock Mean? | Music | Scoop.it
We asked punk rockers what it means to them, 40 years after it emerged as a genre of loud, fast rebellious music, with style and attitude to match.
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The Genius of James Brown

The Genius of James Brown | Music | Scoop.it
There are as many James Browns as people to talk about him: “Brown was crazy. Brown was a genius. Brown was a woman basher. Brown was abused by gold-digging women. Brown was cheap. Brown would give away his last dime.” Multiple versions exist of almost every episode of James Brown’s life, and some of the contradictions can be traced back to the man himself.
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Walter Mosley on Tennessee Ernie Ford’s ‘Sixteen Tons’

Walter Mosley on Tennessee Ernie Ford’s ‘Sixteen Tons’ | Music | Scoop.it
A catchy tune about hard work for low pay struck a chord with the mystery writer’s family in South Central Los Angeles.
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Neko marks the anniversary of “Don’t Peggy Olsen Me” with a long form essay on “Women in Rock”. ~ Neko Case

Neko marks the anniversary of “Don’t Peggy Olsen Me” with a long form essay on “Women in Rock”. ~ Neko Case | Music | Scoop.it
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A Tale Of Twin Cities: Hüsker Dü, The Replacements And The Rise And Fall Of The ’80s Minneapolis Scene

A Tale Of Twin Cities: Hüsker Dü, The Replacements And The Rise And Fall Of The ’80s Minneapolis Scene | Music | Scoop.it
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Prince: A Eulogy

Prince: A Eulogy | Music | Scoop.it
Just how bad was Prince Rogers Nelson? Greg Tate on a trailblazer and trickster gone far too soon.
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Questlove Remembers Prince: In This Life, You're on Your Own

Questlove Remembers Prince: In This Life, You're on Your Own | Music | Scoop.it
In a powerful essay, the Roots leader Questlove goes deep on the genius, loneliness and the secret hip-hop heart of his idol Prince.
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Emphasizing the Downbeat

Emphasizing the Downbeat | Music | Scoop.it
Christopher Carroll reviews “Kill ’Em and Leave: Searching for James Brown and the American Soul” by James McBride.
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Birth of the Uncool: Why 'Miles Ahead' Succeeds

Birth of the Uncool: Why 'Miles Ahead' Succeeds | Music | Scoop.it
Miles Ahead captures the spirit and genius of the trumpeter Miles Davis in part by setting aside his legendary glamor.
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Motown stories - FT.com

Motown stories - FT.com | Music | Scoop.it
Motown: The Sound of Young America, by Adam White with Barney Ales, Thames & Hudson, RRP£39.95, 400 pages Once in a Great City: A Detroit Story, by David Maraniss, Simon & Schuster, RRP$32.50, 464 pages After the Dance: My Life with Marvin Gaye, by
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Hey Ho, It’s Old: England Embraces Punk Rock 40 Years Later

Hey Ho, It’s Old: England Embraces Punk Rock 40 Years Later | Music | Scoop.it
Some fans are less than thrilled by an institutional tribute to the summer of 1976, when the Ramones and the Sex Pistols helped punk rock take flight.
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Ronnie Spector on the Chantels’ ‘Maybe’

Ronnie Spector on the Chantels’ ‘Maybe’ | Music | Scoop.it
Ronnie Spector, the lead singer of the Ronettes, on the Chantels, a girl group that inspired her, and the song ‘Maybe.’
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The End of the Angry Guitar

The End of the Angry Guitar | Music | Scoop.it
A couple of decades ago, the guitar still ruled in rock and pop, but now it’s in eclipse. These 14 albums reveal how guitar music is reinventing itself in the new millennium.
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The Struts Are Fucking Perfect

The Struts Are Fucking Perfect | Music | Scoop.it
What are you doing right now? Are you working? Eating? Looking at your phone? I want you to forget all that shit…
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‘It’s Too Late to Stop Now’ Review: Greatness in Its Prime

‘It’s Too Late to Stop Now’ Review: Greatness in Its Prime | Music | Scoop.it
A remastered version of a seminal Van Morrison album is joined by a selection of previously unreleased recordings from the same time.
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Devils in the Details: 50 Years of 'Pet Sounds' and 'Blonde on Blonde'

Devils in the Details: 50 Years of 'Pet Sounds' and 'Blonde on Blonde' | Music | Scoop.it
Two legendary rock 'n' roll records were released on the same day in 1966—and changed rock music forever.
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Prince’s Holy Lust

Prince’s Holy Lust | Music | Scoop.it
He was one of the most sexual artists of all time — but also one of the most important religious artists of all time.
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The Beautiful One: Remembering Prince’s Rich Life And Legacy

The Beautiful One: Remembering Prince’s Rich Life And Legacy | Music | Scoop.it
All good things they say never last / And love, it isn’t love, until it’s past
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Andy "Thunderclap" Newman - Lefsetz Letter

A footnote in the history of rock and roll, under his moniker a classic rock track was created that will never die. But he did. Last week. Years after his bandmates Speedy Keen and Jimmy McCulloch. McCulloch joined the band when he was fifteen. And it was he who went on to further notoriety, most …
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Novelist Kevin Barry on Patti Smith

Novelist Kevin Barry on Patti Smith | Music | Scoop.it
Prizewinning novelist Kevin Barry, the author of “Beatlebone,” talks about Patti Smith, “Because the Night” and finding inspiration in a graveyard.
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