My main beat is classic rock / punk / new wave / 60s-90s. I've written books on Bruce Springsteen, baseball, and travel, as well as two novels. caryn dot rose at gmail.
I am a relic, standing in front of a reliquary.
The leather jackets are the hardest to face, hanging there like empty husks.
I saw Iggy play a show in '86 and the toughest kid's face lit up the first time they got to see Iggy fucking Pop sing "Lust For Life" in the same room.
The two musicians both emerged in the 1970s and hit simultaneous critical and commercial peaks a decade later. At a show in Brooklyn on Saturday, The E Street Band covered "Purple Rain."
The season one finale finally nails what it feels like to be present at a legendary concert in the making
On the ninth episode of HBO's series about the '70s music scene, ACR considers swiping the Boss from Columbia
Michael Dorf's benefit show was a weekend-long celebration of all things Bowie.
On episode 8 of HBO's drama about the '70s music scene, we find John Lennon and learn some facts about The Stooges
In episode 7 of HBO's '70s music scene drama, Richie and Zak head to Vegas to woo the king
Episode 6 brings us "Suffragette City," Iggy Pop and Andy Warhol gets knocked out
The Afghan Whigs explore darkness and depression in...
The new biography, "Trouble Boys," is an unflinching, uncompromising look at the band and the legend
In Episode 5 of HBO's '70s music miniseries, we get to hear Big Star's "Thirteen" -- but it feels all wrong
The HBO show about the music industry in the '70s gets small details right, but drops the ball on major players
Episode 3 of HBO's '70s rock love letter features a solid Alice Cooper and a "nutter in a figure skating costume"
The 2nd episode of HBO's new drama about the music industry in '73 has both brilliant and embarassing music moments