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Thursday, November 20 2008

  • Review "Chinese Democracy" for Soundcheck November 20, 2008

    Fifteen years. Thirteen million dollars. One Axl Rose. This Sunday, the once-mythical Guns ‘n’ Roses album “Chinese Democracy” will finally see the light of day. (Well, the official v... (article)

  • Putting the "i" in Marching Band November 20, 2008

    My own experience with marching bands is pretty negligible – see my blog from Nov. 6 for the sad tale. Growing up in New York City, as the rest of the country likes to constantly rem... (article)

  • CD Picks of the Week November 20, 2008

    The Clash, "Live At Shea Stadium" (Sony) The date was October 13, 1982. It was a rainy night at Shea Stadium, but 50,000 people turned out early for the concert by The Who. The reas... (article)

  • Freedom on the March November 20, 2008

    Nearly a dozen marching bands will invade Manhattan next week for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Today: a look at the music, culture and tradition of a uniquely American traditio... (episode)