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Aerosmith Nine Lives Track by Track

Track by Track: Aerosmith – Nine Lives

Released on March 18, 1997 Nine Lives was the first studio album released by Aerosmith since 1993’s Get a Grip and the first on Columbia Records since 1982. Since that time, Aerosmith had revived their career on Geffen, and this four-year period was their longest album drought since the creation of the band at that point.

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“Like a Rolling Stone” wonderfully orchestrates the work of journalist Ben Fong-Torres

Like a Rolling Stone wonderfully orchestrates the work of journalist Ben Fong-Torres

I thought about being a rock star as an early teen as if it was that easy. I also thought about becoming a journalist for a period in my late teens, which seemed much more realistic. I even minored in journalism in college, so it was definitely in my wheelhouse.

Somehow, being a rock journalist never made the list, even temporarily, of things I want to do when I grow up.

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“Quincy” perfectly celebrates a living legacy

A Netflix Original Documentary Quincy

The Netflix original film Quincy isn’t just a great documentary about Quincy Jones’ prolific music career. It’s a great reminder that, as an icon, Quincy’s reach and the scope of his work went far beyond entertainment and into social justice and the ongoing inspiration of generations.

Whatever you conjure in your mind when you read about Quincy Jones on the page or in this post, is just a fraction of what he has accomplished…

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The Beatles: Get Back Isn’t 100% For Everyone

The Beatles: Get Back Isn’t 100% For Everyone

Peter Jackson already took on one impossible theatrical endeavour, by bringing the Lord of the Rings to life in live-action. To do so, hard decisions had to be made about what made it in, and while I am still sore about Tom Bombadil not making the cut, I do understand.

With The Beatles: Get Back, Jackson has undertaken a similar task. Fans of Tolkien are as knowledgeable about their passion as Beatles fans are.

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