By Jonny Whiteside While rock & roll is necessarily classified as a form of pop music, it is actually an idiom whose radical, destructive primitivism established a new type of socio-cultural disorder. It's about rejection of the status quo and celebration of the dis-imprisonment it instills. Alway ... More >>
Artist: Aretha Franklin Album: Jumpin' Jack Flash From: Vintage Vinyl Year: 1986 Label: Arista Records What it sounds like: Aretha Franklin slurring her words like Mick Jagger over "street" renditions of the classic Stones song.
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Your verdict is in: Check out St. Louis’ favorite local musicians.
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RFT music critics offer a cut-and-paste compendium of the year in music. Everyone's wrong. Everyone's right.
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