By: James Parker
Potent figures are stalking Marc’s inner landscape.
He moves in style like a royal crocodile.
His disposables are imperishable, his feather brain weighs a ton.
Parker and Valicenti parse Young’s “Big Jack” solo.
Parker and Valicenti parse Young’s “Back in Black” solo.
Parker and Valicenti parse Young’s “Shot Down in Flames” solo.
Parker and Valicenti parse Young’s “Sin City” solo.
Parker and Valicenti parse Young’s two “Problem Child” solos.
Introducing a series of posts about Angus Young’s solos…
By: David Smay
Rock undreamt of in your petty philosophies.
By: Peggy Nelson
If only these stones could sing.
Strictly speaking it’s Meltzer who’s the hilo hero, who inverted the language of academe in pursuit of the rock thrill, but here’s what puts Lester in the pantheon: he redefined monotony. The vicious monotony of […]
The first thing to be said about the concept of the “oral history,” as it applies to rock biography, is that Sigmund Freud — damn him! — has triumphed again. For what purer display of […]
By: Lynn Peril
The early death of BUDDY HOLLY (1936-59) transformed him into an icon of the Boomers’ Happy Days-esque vision of American life in the 1950s, all poodle skirts and sock hops at the malt shop, or […]