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Behind Who’s eyes

Pete Towshend and Roger Daltrey at the rehearsal studio with their musical director, Frank Simes. Photo courtesy of Frank Simes.

Musical Director Frank Simes is behind the scenes for now, but his superstar connections — such as The Who — promise to raise his personal profile quickly

10 Albums that changed Dave Pirner’s life

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By Lee Zimmerman Throughout his career, Dave Pirner (above, second from left, with Soul Asylum in 2013) has consistently shown his musical adaptability. Prior to establishing himself as a swaggering frontman known for emotive vocals and low-slung guitar, he taught …

The tragic life of Tammi Terrell

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Tammi Terrell was one of Motown’s brightest stars of the 1960s. Her duets with Marvin Gaye became instant soul classics, and her tragic death from brain cancer just shy of her 25th birthday helped to cement her status as a musical icon.

10 Minutes with Yoko Ono

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Even John Lennon might have been surprised at how successful Ono has become in the realm of dance music. In the new century, she has landed 19 songs in the Top 30 of the Hot Dance Club Play charts.

Goldmine chatted with Ono about her career as a dance music artist.