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Jordan Runtagh


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Past articles by Jordan:

Clive Davis Recalls Helping a Young Bruce Springsteen Find His Inner Rock God on the Concert Stage

"When I signed Bruce Springsteen, it had zero to do with live performance," says the music industry legend, who celebrated his 90th birthday in April → Read More

Ronnie Spector's Husband Recalls the Rock Icon Ahead of Revamped Memoir: 'You Can Go Through Hell and Survive'

A revised version of the Ronettes star's 1990 autobiography is due out May 3 with a postscript penned shortly before her death in January 2022 → Read More

The Rock Hall's Immersive New Beatles Exhibit 'Get Back to Let It Be' Transports Fans Back to January 1969

Running through March 2023, the Cleveland-based exhibition tells the story of the Beatles' Let It Be through rare artifacts and innovative multimedia displays → Read More

The Beatles' Legendary Rooftop Concert to Be Released as a Live Album on Streaming Platforms

The Beatles' final live performance will be made available in its entirety for the very first time → Read More

Meat Loaf in His Own Words: 'My Natural Voice Is Opera' but 'I Have the Rebellious Nature' of a Rocker

Meat Loaf, who passed away on Jan. 20, spoke to PEOPLE in 2016, reflecting on his unlikely career path and powerful pipes: 'If you got within three feet of me your ears would bleed' → Read More

Brutal Youth: Elvis Costello Grapples with Growing Up on His Electrifying New Record

"Sometimes you want to let yourself go," the music legend says of revisiting his rock sensibilities on 'The Boy Named If' → Read More

George Harrison's 'My Sweet Lord' Gets Star-Studded Music Video Featuring Ringo Starr, Fred Armisen and More

George Harrison's 'My Sweet Lord' gets its first-ever official music video, featuring more than 40 famous faces, including Ringo Starr and Jon Hamm. → Read More

Let It Be Director Michael Lindsay-Hogg's Words of Wisdom on His Misunderstood Beatles Doc

The director's intimate film has been unavailable for decades. Now the footage he shot has been edited into an 8-hour epic by Peter Jackson. Is it time for a reappraisal of the Beatles' supposed "breakup doc"? → Read More

Getting Back to 'Get Back': The Long and Winding Saga of Glyn Johns' Lost Beatles Album

The legendary producer's original version of the Beatles' swan song is finally available after more than 50 years in the vault. → Read More

'The A Team': A Timeline of Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran's Adorable Friendship

Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran have been friendship goals for over five years — let's take a look back at their cutest moments on stage, in the studio and on social media → Read More

Paul McCartney Recalls How He Reconnected with John Lennon After the Beatles' Bitter Split

In his new book Lyrics: 1956 to the Present, McCartney reflects on bonding with his former bandmate over parenthood and bread baking — and the touching musical tribute he wrote after his death in 1980 → Read More

Paul McCartney Reflects on How His Late Mother Became His Greatest Muse

In his new book 'Lyrics: 1956 to the Present,' the music icon reveals how his mother Mary's memory inspired beloved classics like "Let It Be," "Yesterday" and "Lady Madonna." → Read More

Rethinking Let It Be: A Detailed Guide to the Expanded Version of the Beatles' Controversial Swan Song

An expansive new box set, book, and documentary series sheds new light on the final Beatles album and the end of the world's greatest band → Read More

Doors Guitarist Robby Krieger Gets to the Truth of Rock's Most Mythologized Band with New Memoir

Set the Night on Fire is always warm, often funny, and frequently revelatory, as Krieger reframes crucial moments in the group's story, and opens up about his own battles with addiction and cancer → Read More

Elvis Costello Is the Only Guitar Teacher You'll Ever Need

Elvis Costello opens up about his new Audible Original 'How to Play the Guitar and Y,' and his decision to rerecord his classic 1978 album 'This Years Model' with Spanish artists → Read More

The parallel paths of the Beach Boys and a Beatle

As the 1960s came to a close, the bands that defined the sound of the decade fought to survive amid changing times and evolving internal dynamics. Two new box sets illuminate the moment → Read More

Janis Joplin's Scrapbook Days & Summers Is an Intimate Self Portrait of a Rock Icon

Janis Joplin's siblings reflect on growing up with a budding music legend, and why they've decided to share her personal archives in a revealing and enlightening new book. → Read More

Journey's Neal Schon Reflects on Selling 'Don't Stop Believin'' Guitar and Other Collection Treasures

On the 40th anniversary of the classic's hit's release, Neal Schon is parting with 112 of his guitars in a partnership with Heritage Auctions → Read More

Did This French Aristocrat Have a Hand in the Deaths of Jim Morrison, Janis Joplin and Other Icons?

Jim Morrison's death spawned a dizzying array of conspiracy theories, but Count Jean de Breteuil features in many → Read More

Jim Morrison's Sister Reflects on Assembling Revelatory New Book of the Late Legend's Writing

The Collected Works of Jim Morrison features unpublished poetry, handwritten song notes, an original screenplay and unseen family photos → Read More