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The (other) British invasion


Five great bands from UK blues’ back pages
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  August 19, 2008
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Blues juniors

A guitar howls through the streets of downtown Chattanooga just as the sun begins to set, pealing out an elaborately improvised solo pasted onto the end of “Red House.”
Back Door Slam rejuvenate a British tradition
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  August 19, 2008
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Remembering a Rhode Island icon

There was never anyone remotely like Jeff Thomas.
Jefferson Thomas was in the vanguard of the Providence underground
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  July 30, 2008
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Cinematic blunders

Led Zeppelin have rarely missed a promotional opportunity, and the occasion of their current reunion is no exception
Getting through The Song Remains the Same
By MATT ASHARE  |  December 04, 2007
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Garage-rock heaven

Of all the rock bands who have ever reunited, the Sonics waited the longest.
The Sonics, Cavestomp! at Warsaw, Brooklyn, November 3, 2007
By BRETT MILANO  |  November 05, 2007

The Stones

This article originally appeared in the August 26, 1994 issue of the Boston Phoenix.
An essay on the older
By CAMILLE PAGLIA  |  November 16, 2006


Crossword: 'On the same page'


This is the puzzle to turn to
By MATT JONES  |  October 26, 2006

The 40 greatest concerts in Boston history: 12


Led Zeppelin | Boston Tea Party | January 23-26, 1969
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  October 25, 2006

Loose Ends

It’s four in the morning and raining. I’m 27 today, feeling old, listening to my records, and remembering that things were different a decade ago.
Growing young with rock and roll
By JON LANDAU  |  May 19, 2006