“Any good rock ‘n’ roll song…” (Interview, 08/30/14)

“…We don’t need the songs that most people know as a way of opening the door to the question of why we’re so moved by this music. For that matter, I hate ‘Rock Around The Clock.’ I didn’t like it when I was 10 years old. I don’t like it now. But the whole argument is that any good rock ‘n’ roll song can tell the story of rock ‘n’ roll…”

– GM on NPR’s “All Things Considered,” Aug. 30. Available as a podcast or in print

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