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    The Accidental Perfection of the Beatles’ White Album

    The Accidental Perfection of the Beatles’ White Album

    To mark this month’s fiftieth anniversary of the Beatles’ ninth album, “The Beatles”—universally known as the White Album—several new expanded and enhanced editions are being released this week. These new versions were…

    About Led Zeppelin

    About Led Zeppelin

    What the Beatles were to the ’60s, Led Zeppelin were to the ’70s: a band so successful and innovative they wound up creating the prism through which their entire epoch…

    The Velvet Revolution of Claude Debussy

    The Velvet Revolution of Claude Debussy

    Claude Debussy died a century ago, but his music has not grown old. Bound only lightly to the past, it floats in time. As it coalesces, bar by bar, it…

    Jimi Hendrix’s ‘Electric Ladyland’

    Jimi Hendrix’s ‘Electric Ladyland’

    “We’ve been doing new tracks that are really fantastic and we’ve just been getting into them,” Jimi Hendrix told Rolling Stone in February 1968, right after he and the Experience had played San Francisco’s…

    Beatles’ Acid Test: How LSD Opened the Door to ‘Revolver’

    Beatles’ Acid Test: How LSD Opened the Door to ‘Revolver’

    Psychedelic drug inspired their masterpiece – but also opened wounds that never healed The story of Revolver began in a night of hell and illumination. “We’ve had LSD,” John Lennon told George Harrison. It was spring…

    The Untold Stories of Paul McCartney

    The Untold Stories of Paul McCartney

    He’s as famous and accomplished as a man can be. He could just stay home, relax, and count his money. But Paul McCartney is as driven as ever. Which is…

    How Led Zeppelin Came to Be

    How Led Zeppelin Came to Be

    On September 7th, 1968, Led Zeppelin played their first live show ever in, of all places, a converted gym in Gladsaxe, Denmark. They weren’t yet billed under their soon-to-be world-famous name but…

    Allman Brothers Band’s Legendary 1971 Fillmore East Run: An Oral History

    Allman Brothers Band’s Legendary 1971 Fillmore East Run: An Oral History

    Forty-five years ago, on March 11th, 1971, the Allman Brothers Band took the stage at Bill Graham’s vaunted Fillmore East Theater in New York for the first of a series of shows…

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