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Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes

Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes

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The RBP Album Club on Southside Johnny (2013)

Interview by Nick Coleman, Nick Hornby, Rock's Backpages audio, 11 July 2013

Messrs. Hornby and Coleman discuss the album: who they were when they first heard it; what it meant to them; the meaning of "R&B"; all things Miami Steve van Zandt, and engage the audience in some pretty lively discussion.

File format: mp3; file size: 78.4mb, interview length: 1h 25' 40" sound quality: ****

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Southside Johnny: The Wild, The Innocent And The Southside Shuffle

Report by Vivien Goldman, Sounds, 19 June 1976

...The Southside? Why, yes. From New Jersey, Vivien Goldman gives y'all the hot poop on a new Springsteen spin-off band, Southside Johnny And The Asbury ...

Southside Johnny & The Asbury Dukes: I Don't Want To Go Home (Epic)

Review by Richard Riegel, Creem, September 1976

NAH, I DON'T blame Bruce Springsteen a bit. I woulda done the same if I'd been in his Beatle boots. With all the vultures of ...

Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes: Southside Of The Tracks

Interview by Chris Charlesworth, Melody Maker, 6 November 1976

SOUTHSIDE JOHNNY: Springsteen protege from Asbury, so-named because he sounds like a Chicago Southside blues singer. ...

Robert Palmer, Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes, Graham Parker & the Rumour: Palladium, New York NY

Live Review by Paul Nelson, The Village Voice, 20 December 1976

Graham Parker Pours It All Out ...

Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes: This Time It's For Real

Review by Mitchell Cohen, Creem, June 1977

The songs of Miami Steve Van Zandt are like found objects; he zeroes in on particular species of East Coast rhythm and blues, mixes together ...

Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes: This Time It's For Real (Epic PE 34668)

Review by Bob Spitz, Crawdaddy!, July 1977


Southside Johnny: Bisexual Artichoke?

Profile and Interview by Robert Duncan, Creem, August 1977

New Trends In Art Rock From New Jersey ...

Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes: This Time It's for Real (Epic)

Review by Susin Shapiro, Circus, 8 September 1977

CERTAIN TRADITIONS should not be allowed to tarnish, and the tradition of bar bands is one of the populist heirlooms that should go on glowing ...

Southside Johnny: If You Can't Take The Heat

Interview by Cliff White, New Musical Express, 24 September 1977

A BRIEF NATTER over a can of beer in a tent that's tripling as a refreshment bar, dressing room and rehearsal area is not the ...

J. Geils Band, Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes: Boston Garden, Boston

Live Review by Ariel Swartley, Rolling Stone, 19 April 1979

The J. Geils Band puts on the ritz ...

Ghosts Of Progressive Rock Past: Led Zeppelin et al at Knebworth

Report by Paul Morley, New Musical Express, 11 August 1979

EVENTS LIKE KNEBWORTH, the promoter Freddy Bannister had wanly predicted in Saturday's Guardian, cannot continue for much longer. The reasons for the inevitable decline and ...

Led Zeppelin, Utopia, Southside Johnny, Chas And Dave, Commander Cody, Fairport Convention: Knebworth Festival, Knebworth House, Herts

Live Review by Hugh Fielder, David Hepworth, Sounds, 11 August 1979


Nile Rodgers: "Alright!"

Interview by Davitt Sigerson, High Fidelity, February 1984

What do Southside Johnny, David Bowie, and Diana Ross have in common? ...

Southside Johnny: Dancing The Night Away With The Jukes

Live Review by Don Snowden, Los Angeles Times, 24 May 1986

"YOU SWEAT HERE as much as anywhere else in the world, let me tell ya," said Southside Johnny Lyon, and that sentiment aptly summed up ...

Southside Johnny: Under The Rotting Boardwalk

Report and Interview by Gavin Martin, New Musical Express, 5 July 1986

Away from the air conditioned ivory towers of LA and NY, America's recession has thrown together pop and populous. Latest formal link is Jersey's Artists ...

Southside Johnny Lyon: Greetings From Asbury Park

Interview by Nick Coleman, Time Out, February 1992

Unlike his old buddies Bruce Springsteen and Little Steven, Southside Johnny Lyon has forsaken the trappings of rock stardom for clapboard houses and the smell ...


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