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Quarterly magazine communicating innovative ideas about restoring the quality of life to America's cities.

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Donald Fagen, Steely Dan: Donald Fagen: Eminent Hipsters (Viking)

Book Review by Ian Penman, City Journal, 16 January 2014

IN JANUARY 1974, Joni Mitchell released the exquisite, deceptively sunny Court and Spark; two months later, on the penultimate day of March, the Ramones played their ...

The Band, Levon Helm: Elusive Harmony: Levon Helm, The Band, and the birth of Americana

Retrospective by Ian Penman, City Journal, Winter 2021

IN MAY 1900, an advert appeared out of Florida for "60 coloured performers… male, female and juvenile of every description, Novelty Acts, Headliners, etc. We ...

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