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Prince performs during the 2013 Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Steve Marcus/Reuters

Are pop stars destined to die young?

For those on Rolling Stone's list of 100 Greatest Artists, their life expectancy is on par with the people of Chad, the nation with the lowest life expectancy in the world.
Sir Paul McCartney thinks it’s ridiculous (but flattering) that people formally study The Beatles. EPA/Robert Voss

Hey, Sir Paul! Studying popular music doesn’t actually kill it

Sir Paul McCartney has been making some waves. On New Year’s Eve, Kanye West released a new single, Only One, a collaboration with The Beatles great on keys. On Twitter, Kanye’s fans reacted, wanting to…
Danger Mouse’s 2004 album belongs to a decades-long chain of musical practice. The Grey Album

Why the Grey Album still matters – in black and white

In early 2004, I downloaded The Grey Album, created by a then unknown producer named Brian Burton (aka Danger Mouse). Like many others I did so as a result of the Grey Tuesday protests sponsored by cyber…
Rock ‘n’ roll’s demise has been protracted and painful. James Jardine

The Beatles ruled rock ‘n’ roll – but it’s time to let it be

Rock ‘n’ roll is turning 60 … about now. The exact date depends on who is doing the reminiscing. But should this event be treated as a birthday celebration or a memorial? In films such as Torn Curtain…

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