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raymond-benson's picture
Jan.06.2009
Spike Berenger is back in another "Rock 'n' Roll Hit"!  Musicians in progressive rock bands in Chicago are being murdered--one by one.  The local police have no clues, but several of the musicians who fear they're next on the hit list claim that the killer is a ghost from the past--a...
raymond-benson's picture
Jun.10.2008
First in a series of "Spike Berenger Rock 'n' Roll HITS." It wasn't Peter Flame's best concert. His tour manager thought the aging rock star-once as big as Bowie or Lennon-seemed a little distracted. But when the manager stopped by his town house later that night, Flame was a lot worse...
raymond-benson's picture
Jun.10.2008
THESE GUNS FOR HIRE is an anthology of "hit men" short stories, edited by J. A. Konrath. Raymond wrote the story "Another Rock 'n' Roll Hit," which blends murder and... rock 'n' roll.
kathi-kamen-goldmark's picture
Jan.09.2008
Q: What do you call a guy who hangs out with musicians? A: The drummer.  Rock 'n' Roll has been a term in the American lexicon for over fifty years now. And all institutions--as reluctant as they may be--must face some skewing humor now and again. Rock 'n' Roll's time has come. Who better than to...
crystal-zevon's picture
Jan.02.2008
When Warren Zevon died in 2003, he left behind both a fanatical cult following and a rich catalog of dark, witty rock-n-roll classics that includes "Lawyers, Guns, and Money," "Excitable Boy," and the immortal "Werewolves of London." He also left a trove of...
ben-fong-torres's picture
Dec.20.2007
Gram Parons lived hard and died young, and left behind a musical legacy that has influenced generations of rock and country legends. Ben Fong-Torres’ moving account of his story—from his poor-little-rich-kid childhood; through his seminal time with the Byrds and his own bands, the Flying Burrito...
ben-fong-torres's picture
Dec.20.2007
In 1967, the Doors broke through with their debut album, and one critic declared: “The Beatles and the Stones are for blowing your mind, but the Doors are for afterwards, after your mind is already gone.” Said another: “The Doors are the new group by which all other new groups must, for a time...