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Ramparts was an American political and literary magazine, published in San Francisco, California, from 1962 to 1975.

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Rock for Sale

Report by Michael Lydon, Ramparts, 1969

IN 1956, WHEN rock & roll was just about a year old, Frankie Lymon, lead singer of Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers, wrote and recorded ...

The Rolling Stones — A Play in the Apocalypse

Special Feature by Michael Lydon, Ramparts, March 1970

There's no business like show business, Like no business I know; Everything about it is appealing, Everything the traffic will allow. — ...

Bo Diddley: The Second Coming Of Bo Diddley

Special Feature by Michael Lydon, Ramparts, May 1971

"A person is an individual, and being an individual person is a gas. I have my own way of expressing my soulful feelings. I never ...

Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, King Curtis: Soul Kaleidoscope: Aretha at the Fillmore

Special Feature by Michael Lydon, Ramparts, October 1971

IT WAS A night of nights. Even Tower of Power was okay, and then King Curtis and his Kingpins and the Memphis Horns and Billy ...

Louis Jordan: "Still Feeling Good"

Retrospective and Interview by Michael Lydon, Ramparts, January 1974

"DRINK SOME beer and be of good cheer!" Louis Jordan stood on the dimly lit stage of Ruthie's Inn. Before him was a crowded floor ...

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