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Rod McKuen

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Rod McKuen: "Money Is Only Good To Buy Candy Bars"

Interview by Louise Criscione, KRLA Beat, 17 June 1967

NESTLED ON the side of a hill in Hollywood is the home of an extremely talented, highly successful, completely unassuming man named Rod McKuen. A ...

Loraine Alterman on Pop Records: The Shattering Impact of the Doors

Review by Loraine Alterman, Detroit Free Press, 5 November 1967

THE DOORS, with Jim Morrison singing lead in his urgent, compelling voice, lead you into the strange world of their music after the freaky album ...

Rod McKuen: 'We're Being Bombarded With Love'

Interview by Jacoba Atlas, KRLA Beat, 23 March 1968

ARE WE rushing headlong into another Romantic Era? The Doors, the Stones, Allen Ginsberg and Andy Warhol all belie that fact, but other trends seem ...

A Rock Critic's Rough and Reddy Life

Report by Lillian Roxon, New York Sunday News, 29 April 1973

THE LIFE of a rock and roll writer, as I have said all too often before, is not all sunshine and roses. The Friday night ...

Rod McKuen

Book Excerpt by Phil Hardy, Dave Laing, The Faber Companion to 20th-Century Popular Music, 2001

b. Rodney Marvin McKuen, 29 April 1933, Oakland, California, USA ...


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