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From Rolling Stone Magazine: 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Hotel California

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The Eagles’ ‘Hotel California’: 10 Things You Didn’t Know How Glenn Frey’s drug dealer, Don Henley’s king-size mattress and other behind-the-scenes elements played into band’s dark 1976 masterpiece The Eagles’ ‘Hotel California’: 10 Things You Didn’t Know By Jordan Runtagh December 8, 2016 By the second half the Seventies, the Eagles‘ “Peaceful Easy Feeling” seemed like a distant memory, a […]

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Fleetwood Mac’s “Rumours” 10 Things You Didn’t Know

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Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Rumours’: 10 Things You Didn’t Know Why “Silver Springs” was left off the LP, how the band’s Rolling Stone cover shoot fueled Steve Nicks and Mick Fleetwood’s affair, and more Read little-known facts about the drama-filled making of Fleetwood Mac’s 1977 masterpiece, ‘Rumours.’ By Jordan Runtagh 4 days ago More News Mick Fleetwood on Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Overlooked’ Smash […]

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Review of Ron Howard’s Eight Days A Week Beatles Film (Out Sep 16, 2016)

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“EIGHT DAYS A WEEK” Review of Ron Howard’s crowdsourced Beatles history By Anthony Lane In pursuit of the Beatles: Ron Howard’s new documentary provides rare glimpses of the band’s early years on tour.ILLUSTRATION BY BEN KIRCHNER What is the name of the new Ron Howard film? The poster reads “The Beatles: Eight Days a Week—The Touring Years,” but that looks […]

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Hotel California: Singer-Songwriters and Cocaine Cowboys in the LA Canyons 1969-1976

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Hotel California: Singer-Songwriters and Cocaine Cowboys in the LA Canyons, 1967-1976 by Barney Hoskyns 316pp, Fourth Estate, £14.99 The subtitle may sound like a specialist subject on Mastermind. But if you are looking for the ingredients traditionally required of a good rock’n’roll story, then Hotel California has got the lot. Diving deep into the mythology of the Los Angeles singer-songwriter […]

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