Library Rock's Backpages

In April 2008, was launched by writer Bill Bentley as a website providing news and reviews for the "baby boomer" generation. It closed at the end of 2009.

5 articles

List of articles in the library

By date | By artist | Most recently added

Steve Earle, Townes Van Zandt: Steve Earle: Townes (New West)

Review by Roy Trakin,, 29 May 2009

IF YOU'RE LOOKING for a dark-horse Grammy Album of the Year contender, you couldn't find a better one than this effort, which boasts the requisite ...

Chuck Berry, Fats Domino, Little Richard: The Early Days of the "Rock 'n' Roll Comeback" Album

Retrospective by Steven R Rosen,, 2009

WHEN THE album-rock revolution hit full force in 1967, blues veterans were immediately in a great place to benefit. Revered by the new, young rock ...

Roger Daltrey, The Who: Chronicles: Roger Daltrey

Interview by Charles Bermant,, 11 September 2009

ONE OF THE privileges of my generation is the opportunity to watch the once-mighty play small clubs, but seeing someone of Roger Daltrey's stature didn't ...

The Lovin' Spoonful, John Sebastian: John Sebastian's Spoonful of Magic

Interview by Charles Bermant,, 26 March 2010

THE BEST 1960s bands always sounded so original, when in fact they filtered existing musical idioms such as folk and blues to gain a unique ...

Fillmore: The Last Days (Rhino Entertainment)

Film/DVD/TV Review by Gene Sculatti,, 24 April 2009

IT WENT OUT with a whimper, not a bang. Bill Graham's July 1971 decision to close Fillmore West surely didn't pass unnoticed, but the shuttering ...

back to LIBRARY