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The 100 Greatest Rock Stars Since That Was A Thing

Three of the 100 are in this picture! The Rolling Stones, in 1964, from left to right: Bill Wyman, Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts…
Bob Guccione Jr / July 6, 2021

The 50 Best Live Albums of the 1970s

The concert industry exploded in the 1970s, and the live album, a stopgap project once reserved for only the biggest artists, became a compulsory ritual…
Al Shipley / July 5, 2021

Peter Gabriel: Our 1986 Interview

This article originally appeared in the September 1986 issue of SPIN. She shaved her head as penance. A darkly handsome young woman with…
Timothy White / August 4, 2019

Sade: Our 1985 Interview

This article originally appeared in the May 1985 issue of SPIN. Sade Adu is like her songs—smooth, elegant and beautifully arranged. A coffee-colored…
Jessica Berens / July 20, 2019

Watch A$AP Rocky Cover Otis Redding’s “(Sittin’ On) The Dock Of The Bay”

A$AP Rocky has been busy since releasing his latest album Testing in May, collaborating with the likes of Tyler, The Creator, YG and Blood Orange. But today,…
Julia Gray, Stereogum / September 28, 2018

Unknown Mortal Orchestra Tenderly Cover Otis Redding’s ‘Dock of the Bay’

Kraut-soul trio Unknown Mortal Orchestra have got a dangerously potent combination of guts and chops. That's the only explanation why they recently took on Otis…
Chris Martins / June 13, 2013

Marriage, Anyone? Top 5 Coolest Wedding Songs

As I enter my mid-20s, weekends marked off for weddings become more and more frequent. In the past two weeks, I've traveled to Vermont and…
Abigail Everdell / October 14, 2008
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