Michael Robbins


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  • 6 years ago

    "Belly to belly but never eye to eye" is how English pub-rockist Nick Lowe defines "love and affection" on his second solo record, 1979's Labour of Lust. Recorded with Rockpile, the band Lowe led with guitarist and walking rock encyclopedia Dave E...

  • 7 years ago

    'Rock-and-roll means well, but it can't help telling young boys lies." That's a Drive-By Truckers line, but it wouldn't be out of place on Darkness on the Edge of Town, Bruce Springsteen's furious, embittered follow-up to 1975's Born to Run. Turns...

  • 7 years ago

    "Give me fresh corn!" Walt Whitman wrote, and Bruce Springsteen obliged, offering redemption beneath a dirty Camaro hood. A dozen or so of his own records (plus three from the Hold Steady) later, four guys from Jersey upped the corn quotient consi...


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