An affectionate tribute to the people who helped shape the music of a group whose stature seems only to grow in importance with the passage of time.
Tony Sclafani is the author of â€œGrateful Dead FAQ: All Thatâ€™s Left to Know About the Worldâ€™s Greatest Jam Bandâ€ (Backbeat Books, 2013), a somewhat obsessive, 39-chapter that could possibly be quirky and outward-looking enough to appeal to non-Deadheads. Or not. Heâ€™s written about popular and unpopular music for MSNBC.com, the Washington Post Express, Relix, and Record Collector and is glad he stocked up on vinyl back in the â€™90s when the going was cheap.
Long-lost episodes from the classic series are finally available on DVD, and we have Donna Reed’s real-life daughter to thank.
The longtime B-52 talks about the band’s new live album.
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