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The Beat Goes on with 'Kerouac on Record'

These essays explore the connection between Kerouac and the music he loved -- Charlie Parker, Lee Konitz, Chet Baker, Miles Davis and others -- and the musicians who loved him, in turn.

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Gov't Mule + Robby Krieger: 30 October 2013 - Los Angeles

The spirits of Morrison and Manzarek feel like they’re in the house ...

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The Doors: Other Voices and Full Circle

Doors leading nowhere but to drek? Not quite so fast. The now digitally reissued post-Jimus Doors offer up a few choice nuggets worth hearing. Just tread carefully....

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Rock 'n' Roll 101: How to Handle a Dead Young Rock Star

In the wake of Amy Winehouse's death, record industry types and music journalists dusted off their Rock 'n' Roll 101 handbooks, revisiting the chapter on how to report on a Young Rock Star's death. Has it been handled any differently this time around than in the past?

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The Doors: Open for Business (Again)

If the first two Doors albums are drugs, they’d be of the decidedly psychedelic variety; the next couple are a dangerous cocktail of amphetamines and Quaaludes. Morrison Hotel is beer: authentic, unfiltered, as American as it gets. L.A. Woman manages to be all of the above.

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