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The Friday Morning Listen: Devo – Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo! (1978)

The Friday Morning Listen: Devo – Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo! (1978)

When I’ve gone back to revisit Devo’s first appearance on Saturday Night Live (October 14, 1978), it still seems kind of shocking. I hadn’t yet heard them on the radio

‘We never really thought much about the cowbell’: An infamous SNL skit’s impact on Blue Oyster Cult

That legendary “more cowbell” sketch on SNL in 2000 didn’t just introduce Blue Oyster Cult to a new generation, it changed the band’s touring requirements. Now, co-founder Buck Dharma says, BOC doesn’t go anywhere without one.

Paul Simon – Graceland: 25th Anniversary Edition (2012)

In 1984, Paul Simon faced a creative crossroads. His last album, 1983’s Hearts and Bones, was a commercial disappointment, although it received some favorable reviews

Jack White prepares for busy March, with appearance on SNL and first solo headliner shows

March will be a busy month for Jack White, as he launches his solo career away from the White Stripes.

OK, you don't like Lana Del Rey's new album; care to explain, you know, why?

Here’s the data on how much I know about Lana Del Rey: she had a bad performance on Saturday Night Live (or so I’ve read) and the critics seem to hate her.

Half Notes: Lily Allen – It's Not Me, It's You (2009)

I first heard (and heard of) Lily Allen on “Saturday Night Live.” It used to be that I’d watch that show just for the musical guests. In recent years, that part of the show (OK, the whole show) has been way more spotty. So out comes this Lily Allen. Flower print dress. High heels. Insanely catchy music. The tune wasRead More

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