Joan Baez and Bob Dylan performed at the civil rights "March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom" on August 28, 1963. Photo": Rowland Scherman - U.S. National Archives and Records.

Book Review: On the Tracks: Bob Dylan ‘Chronicles Vol. 1’

On the Tracks: Reflections on Bob Dylan's "Chronicles Volume 1" By Stephen K. Peeples Santa Clarita Valley Signal Staff Writer Published Jan. 21, 2005 A recent Signal...
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Lennon ‘Double Fantasy’: Producer Jack Douglas Flashback, Pt. 1

Celebrating the 40th anniversary of John Lennon and Yoko Ono's "Double Fantasy" album in November 2020, this is a slight update of the first...
Boyd Elder's 'El Chingadero Show' poster by Rick Griffin

‘Artlaw’ Boyd Elder’s ‘Chingadero Show,’ Venice, 4-2-72

Notorious Texas "artlaw" and Laurel Canyon-Troubadour fixture Boyd Elder displayed large-format acrylic pieces and other recent works at an exhibit in Venice, California, he...
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GIMME SOME TRUTH. 36 ‘Ultimate Mixes’ Rock John Lennon 80th Birthday

Celebrating and released worldwide on October 9, 2020, to coincide with what would have been John Lennon’s 80th birthday, GIMME SOME TRUTH. THE ULTIMATE...
Bob Dylan on the Never-Ending Tour, Finsbury Park, London, June 18, 2011. Photo: Francisco Antunes / WMC 2.0.

Cohen’s Spotify Playlist: The Ultimate Bob Dylan Chronology

American songwriter and performer Bob Dylan has been relatively prolific in a creative life that's spanned almost 60 years. Since his eponymous debut album in...
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Jimi Hendrix Rocks Gulfstream: Reliving First Miami Pop Festival, 1968

In 1998, editor Steve Pesant at Experience Hendrix Magazine (published by the Hendrix family's Experience Hendrix, LLC from 1996-2000) invited yours truly to contribute...
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Henry Diltz: Photography Hall of Fame Lifetime Achievement Honoree

"Surprised and honored to learn I am receiving the International Photography Hall of Fame Lifetime Achievement Award," legendary lensman Henry Diltz noted on his...
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Presidential Speechwriters Swap Stories at Library of Congress Roundtable

URL Speechwriters for United States Presidents Eisenhower, Kennedy, Carter, Reagan, and George Bush gathered to share some of their favorite stories in a roundtable discussion...
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