Punk rock in a preeminently average town.
In the 1970s, Chicago's Uptown neighborhood was a hotbed for people looking for something better—and their music.
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What does it mean to sound like a place?
How one Midwestern record company changed the course of popular music.
The Chicago writer's "no bullshit" approach shines through in the revised edition of "The First Collection of Criticism by a Living Female Rock Critic."
From 'the end of the Sixties' to the 'Akron sound.'
His story is the story of the rise and fall of rock 'n' roll in Cleveland—and of the city itself.
"I feel close to my roots in a way that I don't know that I've ever felt."
If the Detroit music scene revolutionized rock, Suzi Quatro brought it to a wider audience with polished production and an ear for catchy hooks.
In the early Seventies, the venue embodied the “golden age of rock music”—and saw the early years of some of the industry’s most iconic acts.
The legendary Chicago blueswoman has never gotten her due.