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10 albums that changed Mark Olson life

When asked for his 10 most essential albums, Jayhawks founder Mark Olson attempted to increase the total and include works by The Band, Nick Drake, The Clash and Joni Mitchell, among others.

What if — the story of U.K. folk hero Roy Harper

It’s fascinating to look back over the past 45 years of Roy Harper’s career and play “what if?” What if, at so many different points in time, Roy Harper had shrugged off his role as one of British rock’s most idiosyncratic cult heroes and marched into the musical mainstream?