I dig music.

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.

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Patti Smith Group: Easter Album Review | Pitchfork

Easter embraces and rebukes rock’n’roll. It’s a love letter and a break-up letter all in one, the album that brought Patti Smith fame, the rebirth of her career, and her most controversial song.

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Chris Cornell’s Greatest Vocal Performances

Chris Cornell, who died unexpectedly yesterday at the age of 52, had a voice bigger than any one band.

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The Rolling Stones’ Shameless Self-Mythologizing: Coming Soon to a Museum Near You | Pitchfork

Mick, Keef, and co. throw themselves a massive exhibit that reaffirms their view of the Stones’ legacy, mirroring flaws they’ve had with overt commerciality in the past.

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Mike Watt: “ring spiel” tour '95 Album Review | Pitchfork

This live album captures one night in the unlikely, alt-rock-superstar-laden tour behind Minutemen legend Mike Watt's first solo album, featuring Eddie Vedder, Dave Grohl, and more.