Every band has a story, but in the case of Bon Iver, it’s all but impossible to distinguish the notes from the narrative. Back in October 2007, the same month that Radiohead sent out its pay-whatever-you-please release In Rainbows, a shaggy-haired Midwesterner by the name of Justin Vernon was quietly self-releasing the moody, meditative record For Emma, Forever Ago
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Aviators: THE WRIGHT BROTHERS
‘Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds’ dies
The childhood friend of John Lennon’s son who inspired the Beatles’ psychedelic masterpiece “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds” has died aged 46 from the chronic disease Lupus. Lucy Vodden was a classmate of Julian Lennon, who came home from school one day carrying a drawing of his 4-year-old classmate.
‘Lucky’ tortoise survives busy motorway
No one knows where he started his slow, lonely journey, but it ended this week when a quick-thinking driver scooped him up and rescued him from a busy motorway south of London. Freeway the tortoise, as he has since come to be known, is now living comfortably at an animal rescue center in Worthing, along England’s south coast, while staff try to find his owner
Indian mothers-in-law campaign for protection
Some 50 mothers-in-law have come together in a campaign seeking legal protection from what they allege is abuse of laws favoring daughters-in-law in the country. The mono set may be revelatory for some, but even the box of stereo albums — the best-known versions and the primary sales focus — is a step up from the 22-year-old original CD releases
N. Ireland police investigate massive bomb
Police in Northern Ireland were investigating Wednesday after “reckless criminal terrorists” planted a 600-pound bomb along a country road. The mono set may be revelatory for some, but even the box of stereo albums — the best-known versions and the primary sales focus — is a step up from the 22-year-old original CD releases.