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Five albums turning 50 in 2023

Five albums turning 50 in 2023

Autumn Okuszka, Editor-in-Chief November 15, 2023

1973 – It’s the year the United States withdrew from Vietnam, the World Trade Center opened in New York City and the year Billie Jean King defeated Bobby Riggs in the Battle of the Sexes.  It’s...

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Elton John bids U.S. ‘farewell’ with star-studded Dodger Stadium concert

Autumn Okuszka, Editor-in-Chief December 7, 2022

On a hot and humid day in mid-July, I sat with a crowd of 40,000 people at Comerica Park for my first time seeing Sir Elton John, the “Rocket Man,” in concert. I sang along to “Crocodile Rock”...

Dolly Parton’s Hard Candy Christmas is among the best in her entire discography.

5 Christmas songs I’ll embrace this early in November

Tori Coker, Content Editor November 10, 2021

We’re less than halfway through November — and yet, if you’ve found yourself flipping through radio stations at all over the past few days, you just might have just stumbled across a station or two...

Lil Nas Xs debut album MONTERO is a smash hit.

Lil Nas X hits a home run with his debut album, “MONTERO”

Christian Tate, Sports Reporter September 29, 2021

In 41 minutes and 17 seconds, Lil Nas X has both cemented his current status as a “star” in the music industry and set his sights even further up the superstardom ladder with the release of his debut...

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