Daily Archives: September 2, 2015

Why Aren’t They In The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame: Foreigner

There are a lot of genres that have a beef about being neglected by the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, like Electronic/Dance and Progressive Rock, among others. Yet Arena Rock, the album-oriented rock of the late 1970’s and early … Continue reading

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On The Revisionist History Of Classic Rock

One of the more popular formats of radio is the classic rock format. Whether one is looking at music from a particular decade, like an 80’s station, or one has a “Jack” format that plays hits from the 60’s, 70’s, … Continue reading

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Non-Book Review: Mercenaries And Their Masters

Mercenaries And Their Masters: Warfare In Renaissance Italy, by Michael Mallett As someone with a personal interest in mercenaries [1], I was glad to be able to review this book for the De Re Militari when my previous book review … Continue reading

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