Paul Liberatore, East Bay Times

Paul Liberatore

East Bay Times

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  • East Bay Times
  • San Jose Mercury News
  • Marin IJ
  • Vallejo Times-Herald
  • Santa Cruz Sentinel

Past articles by Paul:

Rolling Stone founder Jann Wenner chronicles his life from San Rafael to the heights of rock journalism

Rolling Stone magazine founder Jann Wenner reflects on his Marin beginnings, career, the heights of rock journalism and more in his memoir, “Like a Rolling Stone.” → Read More

New memoir by ‘Godmother of Rock’ chronicles journey from ‘debauchery to the divine’

Retired publicist Nadine Condon, who worked with legendary Grace Slick and Jefferson Starship, reflects on the industry and her life in “Confessions: Stories to Rock Your Soul.” → Read More

After creating T-shirts for the Grateful Dead, a rock ‘merch’ entrepreneur moves business to Mill Valley

Jeffrey Levine, known for his work with the Grateful Dead and Levi’s, is busily creating merch for Metallica and Jane’s Addiction as well as for music festivals that are making a comeback aft… → Read More

Ben Harper returns to Mill Valley, the city that helped launch his career

When three-time Grammy winner Ben Harper comes to Mill Valley to perform at the Mill Valley Music Festival, it’s going to be a sweet reunion. → Read More

Ben Harper returns to Mill Valley, the city that helped launch his career

When three-time Grammy winner Ben Harper comes to Mill Valley to perform at the Mill Valley Music Festival, it’s going to be a sweet reunion. → Read More

A Bay Area musician struggled to finish his debut album; now he’s fighting for his life

While navigating the pandemic, stage four rectal cancer and sobriety, San Rafael musician Nick Whitman found solace in music. → Read More

Andrew Romanoff, Bay Area’s Russian prince, dies at 98

The grandnephew of Russia’s last czar, he lived in Inverness as a carpenter, entrepreneur and folk artist. → Read More

Andrew Romanoff, Marin’s Russian prince, dies at 98

The grandnephew of Russia’s last czar, he lived in Inverness as a carpenter, entrepreneur and folk artist. → Read More

News of Martin Scorsese’s planned Grateful Dead biopic sparks excitement, skepticism

The Dead’s surviving bandmate have given it their blessing along with one of Garcia’s daughters and the band’s manager. Deadheads, however are mixed. → Read More

News of Martin Scorsese’s planned Grateful Dead biopic sparks excitement, skepticism

The Dead’s surviving bandmate have given it their blessing along with one of Garcia’s daughters and the band’s manager. Deadheads, however are mixed. → Read More

Tiny Marin radio station debuts with big hopes to reach the ears of boomers

KDAN, a tiny radio station in Marshall, celebrates Marin music and the late Marin singer-songwriter Dan Hicks. → Read More

Tiny Marin radio station debuts with big hopes to reach the ears of boomers

KDAN, a tiny radio station in Marshall, celebrates Marin music and the late Marin singer-songwriter Dan Hicks. → Read More

Only female member of the Grateful Dead revives a song that connects with pandemic life

Former Grateful Dead singer Donna Jean Godchaux-MacKay remixes “Shelter,” a heartfelt ballad she originally recorded 14 years ago. → Read More

Marin brothers’ song speaks to how pandemic is affecting youths

Marin brothers Ray and Paul Holmberg address the pandemic's impacts on young people in their new song, "When This Ends." → Read More

Marin brothers’ song speaks to how pandemic is affecting youths

Marin brothers Ray and Paul Holmberg address the pandemic’s impacts on young people in their new song, “When This Ends.” → Read More

Marin brothers’ song speaks to how pandemic is affecting youths

Marin brothers Ray and Paul Holmberg address the pandemic’s impacts on young people in their new song, “When This Ends.” → Read More

Marin brothers’ song speaks to how pandemic is affecting youths

Marin brothers Ray and Paul Holmberg address the pandemic’s impacts on young people in their new song, “When This Ends.” → Read More

Marin band’s music video and rock ‘n’ roll doc tell the tales of two presidents – Marin Independent Journal

With the presidential election less than six weeks away, a powerful new music video by a Marin band sends a message to the current occupant of the White House, and a fascinating new documentary ava… → Read More

New Marin music has fun with the pandemic while taking it deadly seriously

The pandemic may have wiped out all their gigs, but it hasn’t prevented Marin musicians from putting out new music. From his home in the San Geronimo Valley, blues icon Elvin Bishop sends me the vi… → Read More

Even before the Summer of Love, Marin was making rock history

The Marin Museum of Contemporary Art in Novato highlights Marin's musical luminaries in“Marin’s Rock Art Scene,” an eclectic exhibit that opens Sept. 12. → Read More