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Dr. Spin
Our music columnist with a degree in Rockology.
by Dr. Spin
Published every other Monday.
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Odds, Sods, and Bonus Tracks
A look at the Who's messy canon.
February 7, 2005
Spotlight On: The Jeff Beck Group - Truth
Jeff Beck creates the Led Zeppelin prototype.
January 25, 2005
A Crowd of People Stood and Stared
Who's on the cover of Sgt. Pepper?
January 24, 2005
Song in My Heart
Dr. Spin looks at actors who think they can sing.
January 10, 2005
Who, Them? Yes!
A look at the best and worst names for a band.
December 27, 2004
One More for the Road
Dr. Spin answers another car commercial question.
December 13, 2004
Fame: What's in a Name?
What are the requirements for the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame?
November 29, 2004
State of Confusion
Of one-hit wonders and bands with similar sounding names.
November 15, 2004
U2's Latest Spin
A review of 'Vertigo' in anticipation of U2's new album.
November 1, 2004
Sound Advice
Dr. Spin takes lessons from Dear Jon to heart.
October 18, 2004
The Same Old Song
Dr Spin deals with questions about subliminal messages, yet again.
October 4, 2004
Gabba Gabba Hey
Remembering the Ramones.
September 20, 2004
Nothing To Say
The last words (I hope) about 'hidden' messages.
September 6, 2004
Underneath It All
People continue to look for subliminal messages, despite what Dr. Spin tells then.
August 23, 2004
Semolina Pilchard, Climbing up the Eiffel Tower
Trying to make sense of John Lennon’s nonsense.
August 9, 2004
It’s Art (Rock), Man!
Looking at the Art/Prog Rock genre.
July 26, 2004
Everyone Loved Ray
Why I called Ray Charles 'one of the greatest'
June 28, 2004
Ray Charles On My Mind
Reflecting on the loss of one of the 20th century’s greatest musicians.
June 14, 2004
iTunes Without Icons
Why the iTunes Music Store is missing the classics.
May 31, 2004
Breaking Up Is Hard to Do
What caused the Beatles to break up?
May 17, 2004
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