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  • 10 years ago

    "Old man, take a look at my life/I'm a lot like you were . . . " The young hippie who wrote those lines turned 60 last November. Few popular singers have been as mindful of their legacy as Neil Young, nor as indifferent to the expectations of fans...

  • 11 years ago

    Cigarette dangling from his lips, rifle cocked at the hip, a G.I. poses over the corpse of a "liberated" Vietnamese. In Puerto Rico, another G.I. punches and kicks a dark-skinned man to the ground. In Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee, the uniforms ...

  • 11 years ago

    "We're supposed to hear this," listless, mink-coated king Crispin whines to no one in particular, leaning over a portable turntable and anointing Johnny Rebel's redneck blues "Some Niggers Never Die (They Just Smell That Way)." Beside him, an arca...

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