Tag Archives: Led Zeppelin

50 Rock & Roll Songs That Increased My Word Power

Weeklings music editor Robert Burke Warren gets revved up like a deuce and reveals how time you spend “wasting” – i.e. listening to rock and roll – is not wasted time. Not at all. Readers Digest would be proud. Increase your own word power! Bismillah! Continue reading

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Bring It on Home: A Hostile Household, An Overweight Kid, and Led Zeppelin on the Wollensak

A kid in 1970s Long Island battles a weight problem and a troubled family Continue reading

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Monday Rock City: A Conversation with Legendary Rock & Roll Journalist Lisa Robinson

Rock scribe Lisa Robinson walked among the giants – Springsteen, Jagger, Michael Jackson, Eminem, Gaga – and not only lived to tell the tale, she wrote about it all, using unprecedented access to bring readers cheek-to-cheek with pop icons. In this interview, our very own J.M. Blaine turns the tables on Robinson, giving us a peek into her long-anticipated memoir There Goes Gravity. They dish on everything from Jagger’s tacky shoes to Stevie Nicks’ cocaine blues. And much more. Continue reading

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What is Your Inner Classic Rock Persona?

Whether we want to admit it or not, we all have a Classic Rock persona buried inside us. Way, way down inside. With this new precision chart you can unlock your umlauts and allow your hidden self to rampage up and down the Hollywood strip like Jim Morrison’s ghost. Continue reading

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This Ain’t Paradiddles: Learning Pop Music vs. Learning Novel Writing

Art Edwards refutes the notion that playing drums is like writing in any way. Continue reading

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AC/DC: Baby, Please Don’t Go

In the wake of news that AC/DC are on the verge of retirement, Joe Daly insists they must be considered along with the Beatles, the Stones and Zeppelin as one of the greatest bands in history. Continue reading

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Song Beneath the Song: Led Zeppelin’s “Stairway to Heaven” as Tarot Card Reading

To explain the lyrics to “Stairway to Heaven,” Greg Olear looks to his Rider-Waite deck. Continue reading

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Take My Hand Child, Come With Me: Saved By Classic Rock

Whitney Collins was raised on classic rock…and by a surrogate older brother named Robert Plant. Continue reading

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Goodbye, Cleveland

A life in rock need not be entirely about driving motorcycles through hotel lobbies and snorting cocaine off hookers’ breasts, writes Art Edwards. Continue reading

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