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The Ultimate Wedding Gift?

Plus, Merle Haggard and Keith Richards diss modern music and Chrissie Hynde's rape comments cause controversy

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 9, 2015
If you don't buy your soon-to-be married friends the original manuscript for Richard Wagner’s “wedding march," do you really care about them? Plus, Keith Richards hates Metal and Hip Hop and Merle Haggard thinks modern Country music mostly sucks, and Chrissie Hynde's comments about rape have critics calling her out for victim blaming.   

Concrete Brunette

Chrissie Hynde returns from a six-year Pretenders hiatus with new album

0 Comments · Tuesday, February 10, 2009
Chrissie Hynde moved back to Akron to care for her aging parents and quite possibly begin her own retirement. But, like so many times in her career and life, fate intervened. She opened a vegan restaurant, reabsorbed the Midwest atmosphere that defined her upbringing and then, after a six-year gap since the last Pretenders album, songs began to suggest themselves. Finally there was an album’s worth, which yielded the consistently excellent 'Break Up the Concrete.' As is typical for Hynde, nothing about the swinging, stinging, swaying 'Concrete' is typical.