Joan Anderman once had what a lot of other rock-obsessed baby boomers would consider a dream job. As a popular music and culture writer for The Boston...
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It was that breakout appearance on Saturday Night Live in 1979 that first introduced the world to Rickie Lee Jones. She performed "Chuck E's in Love" ...
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The discussions at the New Yorker Festival have become kind of legendary with events often selling out just minutes after they go on sale.
Last year, harper Simon independently released an excellent solo debut that established him as one of the best new singer-songwriters in the genre.
Written by the great Richard Rogers and Lorenz Hart for the 1937 musical Babes In Arms, "My Funny Valentine" is one of those genuinely timeless standards that put the Great in the Great American Songbook.
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