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The Allman Brothers Band's final show - 5 years ago last night!

Five years ago today, the Allman Brothers Band played their final show at the Beacon Theatre. You can order a CD of the final show right here. FIVE F'IN YEARS?? (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); I covered the…
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RIP Robert Hunter, one of the all-time great songwriters

Eyes of the World: An interview with Grateful Dead lyricist Robert Hunter So very, very sad to hear that Robert Hunter has passed away. To honor the man, I present my 2015 (?) interview. An edited version ran on WSJ.com as part of a preview…

From the archives: Earl Monroe

In honor of his new autobiography Earl The Pearl: My Story, I present the story below about Earl Monroe. This was a really fun one for me to dig out and read. I forgot how unusual it was and how many people I spoke to, including a passel…

From the archives: Rasheed Wallace

In honor of Rasheed Wallace's second and presumably final retirement, I present this profile of him I wrote for Slam in 1999 or 2000. Lots of classic moments in here, including a convo with Sheed's mother and a good interview with Dean Smith. The…

"God Rest His Soul" - paying tribute to Dr. King on the 45th anniversary of his murder

45 years ago today Martin Luther King Jr. was murdered in Memphis. I think it's important to remember that he was there marching in support of striking garbage haulers. I'm also sure many of those striking men could have and would have done…