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Greil Marcus

Greil Marcus is an American author, music journalist and cultural critic. He is notable for producing scholarly and literary essays that place rock music in a broader framework of culture and politics than is customary in pop music journalism.

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Real Life Rock Top Ten – September 2014

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Real Life Rock Top Ten – July 2014

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Real Life Rock Top Ten – June 2014

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Real Life Rock Top Ten – May 2014

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Real Life Rock Top Ten – March/April 2014

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Real Life Rock Top Ten – Febraury 2014

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Real Life Rock Top Ten – January 2014

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Real Life Rock Top Ten – Nov/Dec 2013

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Real Life Rock Top Ten – October 2013

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Real Life Rock Top Ten – September 2013

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Real Life Rock Top Ten – July/August 2013

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Real Life Rock Top Ten – June 2013

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Real Life Rock Top Ten – May 2013

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(1) Django Unchained—Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (Republic). Quentin Tarantino’s sound-track albums are as rich as his movies—with the two Kill Bill discs, more so. ...
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Real Life Rock Top Ten – March/April 2013

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Real Life Rock Top Ten – February 2013

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(1) Percival Everett, Percival Everett by Virgil Russell (Graywolf Press). “Two black men walk into a bar and the rosy-faced white barkeep says we don’t serve niggers in here ...
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Real Life Rock Top Ten – Janurary 2013

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(1) Favorite election film: “You Don’t Own Me” PSA (YouTube). “I’m Lesley Gore,” says the sixty-six-year-old onetime pop star, “and I approve this message.” It’s powerful to ...
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Real Life Rock Top Ten – November/December 2012

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Real Life Rock Top Ten – October 2012

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Real Life Rock Top Ten – September 2012

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Real Life Rock Top Ten – July/August 2012

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Real Life Rock Top Ten – June 2012

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Real Life Rock Top Ten – May 2012

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Real Life Rock Top Ten – March/April 2012

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Real Life Rock Top Ten – February 2012

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Real Life Rock Top Ten – January 2012

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Real Life Rock Top Ten – Nov/Dec 2011

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Real Life Rock Top Ten – October 2011

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(1/2) Amy Winehouse, Back to Black (Republic, 2007) andMyrmidons of MelodramaAgain and again after Winehouse died, on July 23, you could read her talking about how she’d ...
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Real Life Rock Top Ten – July/August 2011

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Real Life Rock Top Ten – June 2011

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Real Life Rock Top Ten – May 2011

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Real Life Rock Top Ten – March/April 2011

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Real Life Rock Top Ten – February 2011

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Real Life Rock Top Ten – January 2011

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Real Life Rock Top Ten – November/December 2010

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Real Life Rock Top Ten – October 2010

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(1) Corin Tucker Band, 1,000 Years (Kill Rock Stars). There are strings on the first music to be heard from Tucker since Sleater-Kinney left itself behind in 2006; on “Riley,” ...
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Real Life Rock Top Ten – September 2010

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Real Life Rock Top Ten – July 2010

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Real Life Rock Top Ten – June 2010

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Real Life Rock Top Ten – May 2010

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Real Life Rock Top Ten – March/April 2010

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Real Life Rock Top Ten – February 2010

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Real Life Rock Top Ten – January 2010

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Real Life Rock Top Ten – Nov/Dec 2009

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Real Life Rock Top Ten – October 2009

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(1) Worst News of the Month: crime leaders kray twins schemed to take over as the beatles’ managers (Entertainment Daily, June 21). The scheme the Krays supposedly hatched was ...
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Real Life Rock Top Ten – September 2009

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Real Life Rock Top Ten – June 2009

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Real Life Rock Top Ten – May 2009

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Real Life Rock Top Ten – March/April 2009

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Real Life Rock Top Ten – February 2009

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Real Life Rock Top Ten – January 2009

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Real Life Rock Top Ten – Nov/Dec 2008

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Real Life Rock Top Ten – October 2008

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Real Life Rock Top Ten – September 2008

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(1) Prime Suspect 7—The Final Act, directed by Philip Martin, written by Frank Deasy (Acorn Media, 2006). You suspect the father of a missing schoolgirl until he puts his head ...
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A Conversation with Don DeLillo

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