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Frank Sinatra

A Fan's Notes, Books, Music

A Fan’s Notes: Notable Music Books of 2015

Ken Shane recommends some of the year's best music books...


Bootleg City, Music

Bootleg City: Red Hot Chili Peppers at the Reading Festival, August ’99

I was dead asleep when the phone rang. It was three o’clock. I picked it up and mumbled hello. I figured it was my ex-wife. She calls...


Music, The Producers

The Producers: Tom Werman, Chapter Two

Epic Records was located on the 13th floor of the imposing Eero Saarinen-designed CBS Building, dubbed “Black Rock” due to its...


DVD Reviews

DVD Review: “Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired”

Like any film student who worships Chinatown and loved The Pianist, I was intrigued by how Roman Polanski, the charismatic film director,...