Alan Light

long-time music writer

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Long-time music writer; former editor of Spin magazine, former senior writer at Rolling Stone, and co-founder of Vibe magazine

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Prince Rogers Nelson, better known as Prince, was found dead Thursday. He was 57 years old.

Remembering Prince, The Purple One

Prince Rogers Nelson, better known as Prince, was found dead Thursday. He was 57 years old.

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The most famous lonely hearts club in the world
turns forty today. Long-time music writer Alan Light celebrates the Beatles'
Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, which has been…

Sgt Pepper's, Still Sounding Good at Forty?

The most famous lonely hearts club in the world turns forty today. Long-time music writer Alan Light celebrates the Beatles' Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, which has been…

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