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Summer Reading in Rock

Summer Reading in Rock

Every summer I say I will read more, and every summer I flop on the couch and pray for winter to hurry up. If it’s possible to feel too hot to read, I’ve achieved it. I fear I’ve reached a point in my life where I have to psych myself not only to read a book, but discuss it. Typically I pledge to read 150 books a year on my Goodreads account. This year I shot low – 50 –…

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Ringo: With a Little Help by Michael Starr

Ringo: With a Little Help by Michael Starr

Does Ringo Starr get enough credit as a musician? Other professionals have cited his influence on them, mainly by virtue of The Beatles’ reach and an equal focus on all four members. Think of how many kids watched the band on Ed SullivanĀ and went on to pursue music – not all of them became guitarists. Others may argue that Ringo is no Buddy Rich or Neil Peart – then again you can reverse that argument. How well would Neil and…

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