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Michael Goldberg completed his first novel, "Days of the Crazy-Wild," earlier this year. You can read the first chapter at his blog, daysofthecrazy-wild.com. He was an Associate Editor and Senior Writer at Rolling Stone. He leads a writing group, The Writers Cafe, in El Cerrito, CA.

Audio: Listen to Prince’s New Song, ‘The Breakdown’

Audio: Listen to Prince’s New Song, ‘The Breakdown’

Prince and Zooey Deschanel (she doesn’t sing on this song).

A lot of energy coming from Prince over the past year.

Now with his new Warner Bros. deal/ reconciliation he’s back with a new and unexpected song, “The Breakdown.”

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Audio: Bob Dylan Tribute with The Waterboys, Thurston Moore & Kim Gordon & More May 2002 — full album

Audio: Bob Dylan Tribute with The Waterboys, Thurston Moore & Kim Gordon & More May 2002 — full album

This album, Hard Rain – A Tribute to Bob Dylan – Vol.1, has some great covers.

Check out Bill Kirchen’s amazing “Just Like Tom Thumb’s Blues” for example.

Uncut magazine released it May, 2002.

Check it out.

Tracklist

01. 0:00:00 The Waterboys – Girl From The North Country
02. 0:04:16 Bill Kirchen – Just Like Tom Thumb’s Blues
03.…

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Video: Bob Dylan Does ‘Cold Irons Bound’ in Toronto, 1998

Video: Bob Dylan Does ‘Cold Irons Bound’ in Toronto, 1998

Bob Dylan, Toronto, 1998.

Here’s a live version of “Cold Irons Bound” that Bob Dylan played at the Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, ON, Canada, October 29, 1998:

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Audio: Listen to Bruce Springsteen’s ‘American Beauty’ EP — all four songs

Audio: Listen to Bruce Springsteen’s ‘American Beauty’ EP — all four songs

Today, for Record Store Day, Bruce Springsteen released a four song EP.

If you were lucky, you could buy a copy of the vinyl American Beauty EP.

If you weren’t so lucky, it was gone by the time you got into the record store.

So a serious Springsteen fan posted the four tracks, which were taken off the vinyl.

Listen now, and buy once you can get it.

The title track is a total winner, and the…

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Video: New Mazzy Star Single, ‘I’m Less Here,’ for Record Store Day

Video: New Mazzy Star Single, ‘I’m Less Here,’ for Record Store Day

Mazzy Star have two new songs on a Record Store Day single. One is “Things,” and the other is “I’m Less Here.”

Check out the trippy video for “I’m Less Here”:

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Video: Neil Young Releases ‘A Letter Home’ With No Pre-Release Hype

Video: Neil Young Releases ‘A Letter Home’ With No Pre-Release Hype

I first reported in mid-January of this year that Neil Young’s next album would consist of all covers and that he was “collaborating” with Jack White.

I speculated that songs on the album would likely include Phil Ochs’ “Changes,” Bert Jansch’s “Needle of Death,” Gordon Lightfoot’s “Early Morning Rain,” Ivory Joe Hunter’s “Since I Met You Baby” and Tim Hardin’s “Reason To Believe.”

Today the…

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