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Interviews

Tony Bennett: The Art of Excellence

The singer on the tracks that have built a legendary career.

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Reviews & Essays

Tony Bennett: The Complete Collection

More than six decades of material from a living legend.

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Reviews & Essays

Deep in a Dream

The tormented life of jazz legend Chet Baker.

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Rock & Roll &

The Dean's List: Christgau's Best of 2010

A critic's rundown of a year in pop music.

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In Brief

Legacy of a Legend

A two-disc compilation collects and honors the music of the pianist who married odd time signatures with hit-making melodicism.

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In Brief

A Biographical Guide to the Great Jazz and Pop Singers

A comprehensive new guide to the voices that carried the twentieth century's tune.

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In Brief

National Ransom

The latest from the style-shuffling artist looks to the music of hard times past to sing the blues for the present.

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Interviews

Talkin' Bob Dylan

A joint interview with historian Sean Wilentz (Bob Dylan in America) and music critic Greil Marcus (Bob Dylan by Greil Marcus: Writings 1968-2010) on Dylan's career and the courses through history it traces.

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Reviews & Essays

The Witmark Demos: 1962-1964

A two CD-set of Dylan's original publishers' demo recordings, including such classics as "Blowin' in the Wind" and "Mr. Tambourine Man."

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In Brief

Amore

A delightfully personal look at the era when Italian voices defined American popular music.

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Reviews & Essays

Saxophone Colossus

The genius and grandeur of the incomparable tenor saxophonist Sonny Rollins is celebrated in text and photographs.

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In Brief

Dream Attic

The fabled songwriter and guitarist uses live performances to launch a bracing new set of compositions.

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Rock & Roll &

Maturity for Modern Kids

The grown-up anthems of Arcade Fire. Read more...

Interviews

Talking with Rob Sheffield about Duran Duran

A conversation (with videos) with the author of a new memoir about youth, heartbreak, and the music of the MTV generation.

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Illygirl Steppin Up

The boundary-eroding music of M.I.A. mashes the personal and the political with toughness, wit, and beats. Read more...

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