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Best of Music Journalism

Bootlegging Jane’s Addiction On a sunny day in 1989 when I was just 14, I heard Jane’s Addiction for the first time. I was …

The Man Who Broke the Music Business One Saturday in 1994, Bennie Lydell Glover, a temporary employee at the PolyGram compact-disk manufacturing plant in …

Shoegaze: An Oral History of a Musical Fraternity That Never Was It’s hard to think of a rock subgenre as fondly remembered or as …

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The Hunting of Billie Holiday: America’s War on Drugs & Jazz From his first day in office in 1930, Harry Anslinger had a problem, …

Watching His Back: The Story of Willie Nelson’s Drummer, Bodyguard & Accountant Paul English was talking about breaking someone’s legs, cheerily using the threat …

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 Kings of Queen There has never been a band quite like Queen. Drawing from hard rock and heavy metal, prog-rock and glam, their styles …

It Took A Nation: The Greatest Rap Album Gets Its Due That honor is owed to Public Enemy’s second album, which was largely regarded …

The Elvis Presley coverup: What America didn’t hear about the death of the king The call came to Memphis Fire Station No. 29 at …

Nightclubbing: San Francisco’s Trocadero Transfer Between 1977 and the late 1990s, legendary club Trocadero Transfer contributed its share to the mythological nimbus that surrounded …

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Welcome to the Club: An oral history of D.C.’s 9:30 Club On May 31, 1980, a Worcester, Mass., jazz-punk band known as the Lounge …