ALBUMS: Steve Miller Cracks Open His Vault

A look inside the American rock legend’s rarities-packed new box set

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I Met Nina Simone and Richie Havens in 1978 for Dinner, Part Two

Further observations at the intersection of two American music giants

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Steve Perry Sings a Song Called ‘Crushing Disappointment’; Fails to Join Journey on RnR HOF Stage

Steve Perry gave the night’s standout speech at the Rock n Roll Hall of Fame induction. Then he crushed the crowd by failing to appear on stage with Journey during their performance. (Ken Kurson) On Friday, April 7, 2017, I did the wrong thing. I attended the Rock n Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. Electric Light Orchestra, Tupac, Pearl Jam and Yes have all earned their place and I’d

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Chuck Berry, 1926–2017

The Punk Meets The Godfather. Buffalo Tom guitarist Bill Janovitz meets Chuck Berry at the JFK Library in Boston, February 2012. The look on both their faces tells you pretty much everything you need to know about rock n roll. Sometime in 1987, Green’s leader Jeff Lescher decided the band would cover “Brown Eyed Handsome Man.” Chuck Berry had fallen out of favor somewhat around then—a collection of sex mini-scandals and

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