Not Fade Away

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Not Fade Away: Bruce Springsteen’s ‘The Wild, The Innocent & The E Street Shuffle’ Turns 40

“Someday we’ll look back on this, and it will all seem funny!”

09/11/2013

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Not Fade Away: Queen’s Debut Turns 40

This week, as Queen’s debut hits the big 4-0, the group will be re-releasing the Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert.

09/06/2013

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Not Fade Away: The Rolling Stones’ ‘Goats Head Soup’ Turns 40

“I think Mick and I were a little dried up after Exile,” Keith Richards wrote in his 2010 memoir, Life.

09/04/2013

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Not Fade Away: 25 Years Later, Perry Farrell Talks Jane’s Addiction’s ‘Nothing’s Shocking’

Decades after its release, it routinely pops up on “Best Albums Of All Time” charts. But if anyone ever puts together a “Most Deceptively Titled Albums Of All Time,” Nothing’s Shocking may top that one.

08/28/2013

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Not Fade Away: Metallica’s World Domination Begins With ‘…And Justice For All’

You could hear the complaining about 35 seconds in. Metallica’s feverishly-anticipated follow-up to their breakthrough 1985 album Master Of Puppets started out pretty well

08/22/2013

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Not Fade Away: ‘Pronounced Leh-Nerd Skin-Nerd’ Gives Birth To Southern Rock

Calling a genre “southern rock” is a bit redundant, if you ask Gregg Allman, whose group, the Allman Brothers Band, is part of the movement.

08/14/2013

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Not Fade Away: Famous Last Words: Billy Joel’s ‘River Of Dreams’

From the Who to Jay-Z, from Phish to Ozzy Osbourne, popular music’s history is rife with giants who claimed to wave goodbye and take their last bows

08/12/2013

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Not Fade Away: Black Sabbath + Deep Purple = ‘Born Again’

In Not Fade Away, we take a look at the legacy of some of the greatest albums of the past few decades. Here, we focus on Black Sabbaths 1983 post-Dio-era curio ‘Born Again.’

08/09/2013

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Not Fade Away: Billy Joel ‘An Innocent Man’

‘An Innocent Man’ brought Joel back to multi-platinum status. It has gone on to be one of his best sellers, and it holds up to the rest of his enviable catalog.

08/09/2013

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Not Fade Away: Stevie Wonder Comines Matters Of The Hear And The World On ‘Innervisions’

Pretty much everything you love about Stevie Wonder is here: romantic songs and social commentary; soaring ballads and badass funk. It features Stevie as a one-man band and also shows him collaborating with others (including backing singer Lani Groves, bassist Willie Weeks, and guitarist Dean Parks). He croons sweetly, and he belts it out with righteous fury. He gets experimental with the then-new ARP synthesizer, but also he also plays beautiful piano. And let’s not forget his relentlessly funky drumming.

08/04/2013

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