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Oasis live: Jones Beach, NY

Live Review by Edward Helmore,, 7 September 1996

Fresh from their MTV award performance, during which singer Liam Gallagher spat, swore and threw beer at the audience, Oasis came to this seaside stage ...

Crosby Stills and Nash: CSN To Cover Pre-CSN Tunes

Report by Charles Bermant,, April 1998

THIRTY YEARS AFTER they left their respective bands, David Crosby, Stephen Stills and Graham Nash, better known as Crosby, Stills and Nash, are harking back ...

Burt Bacharach, Elvis Costello: Pop Go Costello And Bacharach Onstage

Live Review by Frank Tortorici,, 15 October 1998

New-wave pioneer and '60s-pop tunesmith open their tour at Radio City Music Hall. Contributing Editor Frank Tortorici reports ...

Third Eye Blind: Blue (Elektra)

Review by Bud Scoppa,, 1999

IN THE APTLY-TITLED ‘Camouflage’, which makes up a chunk of the meaty second half of Third Eye Blind's second album, guitarist Kevin Cadogan fires off ...

The Beatles: Tony Barrow: Beatles Confidant Offers Glimpse Inside Mania

Report and Interview by Frank Tortorici,, 29 March 1999

Publicist Tony Barrow was there for the "We're more popular than Jesus" and "Paul is dead" crises. ...

The Band, Rick Danko: The Band's Rick Danko Dies At 56

Obituary by Frank Tortorici,, 11 December 1999

RICK DANKO, whose high voice marked such roots-rock classics by The Band as 'The Weight' and 'Stage Fright', was found dead Friday morning (Dec. 10) ...

LL Cool J: The LL Cool J Interview

Interview by Amy Linden,, Summer 2000

You were the guy who coined the phrase, "Don't call it a comeback." But it seems that every record has the air of a ...

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