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Riffs Round Midnight at the Global Worldwide Headquarters (Great ‘Colorado’ Bakeoff Edition)

As you splendid readers might remember, the hardriffing staff has long had a soft spot for The Flying Burrito Brothers. As we once noted, “Back in 1971, the hardsmoking staff glommed on to the Flying Burrito Brothers – one of … Continue reading

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Round Midnight at the Global Worldwide Headquarters (God Bless Linda Ronstadt Edition)

In 1967 the hardyearning staff, like any red-blooded American male, had a knee-buckling crush on Linda Ronstadt. Exhibit All-You-Need-to-Know:     And it just got crushier from there. So it was bittersweet the other week to hear Kurt Andersen’s Studio 360 … Continue reading

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Why The WSJ Is A Great Newspaper (‘Different Drum’ Edition)

The Wall Street Journal’s Friday Arena section has a regular feature called Anatomy of a Song, which deconstructs the creation of memorable musical performances. Up this week: Linda Ronstadt’s ‘Different Drum’. The It’s-Not-You-It’s-Me Song When the red light went on … Continue reading

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