Rant ‘N’ Roll: Sweet Soul Man Turns Sour

As I was too stoned to take notes reviewing Yes at Roosevelt Stadium in Jersey City the summer of ā€™75, I split The Aquarian byline with a friend. Shortly after that, Al Green appeared to be even more stoned than I was as he fumbled through two songs at The …

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Rant ‘N’ Roll: Slugged By Janis

Back when the New Jersey drinking age was 18, clubs around The Garden State were exploding with music, and The Aquarian Weekly was right there to document the simultaneous scenes breaking out in North Jersey, down the shore and points central. There was a disco in West Orange that became …

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Rant ‘N’ Roll: In The Beginning…

The Aquarian Weekly started in 1969. I walked through its doors in 1974 with a beautiful Asian girl named Luna to ask its owner if I could write about rock ā€˜nā€™ roll. Never having taken any journalism courses, and with but one published feature (a Cranford Chronicle piece about a …

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