Bob Dylan - Mixing Up the Medicine

Book and Music Reviews: ‘Bob Dylan: Mixing Up the Medicine’ plus the Third Mind, Robert Rex Waller Jr., and Luke LeBlanc

God knows, no shortage exists of books devoted to Bob Dylan and his music. There are album-by-album critiques, songbooks, scholarly works, biographies, a memoir, and other writings from the bard himself. There are also Q&A collections, including yours truly’s Dylan on Dylan: Interviews and Encounters. Believe it or not, there’s even a book that describes […]

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Billy Joel - Yankee Stadium

Music & Film Reviews: Billy Joel ‘Live at Yankee Stadium’ and John Mellencamp’s ‘Scarecrow’ (Deluxe Ed.), plus Dee Clark, Luke LeBlanc, the Great Divide, Rick Berthod, and Daniel Sherrill

Billy Joel ’s ‘Live at Yankee Stadium’ Hits Some Homers Billy Joel had already recorded nearly all his best-known songs by June 1990, when he performed two shows at New York’s Yankee Stadium. A native of the state and a serious baseball fan (who, 18 years later, would also appear at Shea Stadium), Joel clearly […]

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