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American Master

Today we honor the memory of Tom Petty with the Rock File’s review of an epic live show in 2013. Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers May 20, 2013 Beacon Theatre New York, NY Tom Petty brings you back. Back to … Continue reading

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Good Night, Tom Petty

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Good Night, Grant Hart

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Blunt Force Trauma, 2016

Swans Botanique Brussels, Belgium October 6, 2016 It’s all about the earplugs. I make my way to the front of the stage at Botanique cause that’s the best way to experience Swans live. The guy to my right is looking … Continue reading

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Sucking In The Seventies

Aja (1977) was my intro to Steely Dan. Musta heard it in the early 80s. It was everywhere back then. Sold like a billion copies. Super-slick jazz-rock. Or something. Never could tell where Steely Dan fit. Which was part of … Continue reading

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Sweet Southern Soul, 1971

At Fillmore East was the album I jammed every day after school. Was never loud enough. Kept going back to the scorching “Stormy Monday” and the riptide hurricane “Done Somebody Wrong.” 7 songs over 4 sides. And I knew every … Continue reading

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Good Night, Greg Allman

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