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George Kalogerakis


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Meghan Markle, Backbencher And other curious news about these strange days …

Mood-Swinging Songs to get you in the right frame of mind, from Billie Holiday, Sharon Van Etten, the Band, Sidney Bechet, and more

Led Zeppelin Croaks? And other curious news about these strange days …

Hasselhoff über Alles! Can the Baywatch star save Germany? And more curious news about these strange days …

Can a Juggler Beat the Mafia? And other curious news about these strange days …

The Name Game Sometimes, musicians make it personal. Herewith, tracks from Joni Mitchell, Elton John, Dave Edmunds, Chuck Berry, and more

Odes to the Office Dying to return to your place of work? (Or are you back in the office and doing your dying there?) Herewith, a collection of songs that will make you feel better in either case

Jeff Bezos’s $500 Million Boat And other strange news about these curious days

Meghan Markle’s Puppy Love? And other curious news about these strange days

Al Pacino Gets Whacked in Rome And other curious news about these strange days

A Jewel Heist in Paris And other curious news about these strange days …

Venice Has a Ship Fit And other curious news about these strange days

Rhiannon Giddens The American singer’s new album is a moving ode to the pleasures and losses of a year in lockdown

Learning to Reed On the occasion of the birthday of one of rock ’n’ roll’s finest songwriters, a playlist of Lou Reed covers (and some that aren’t) from Bryan Ferry, Sandra Nkaké, David Bowie, Mink DeVille, and more

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