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Corporate Shoot-Out At Black Rock

The mystery and suspense surrounding the meeting were enough to impress even faithful viewers of the CBS show Murder, She Wrote. For 9 1/2 hours last week the...

Music: Rock Is a Four-Letter Word

Tipper Gore can do something you can't. She can quote the loopy lyrics of a rather recherche song by W.A.S.P.: "I got pictures of naked ladies lying on my bed/ I...

Music: New Rock on a Red-Hot Roll

Sizzling sales have record execs dancin' in the suites By any standards the summer is a knockout. After four years of slumping sales and stagnating sounds, the...

Rock's Outer Limits

Time enough, in 15 years, for three new generations and a dozen new audiences. The Who has outpaced them all. Time enough for a bewilderment of pop styles...

Music: On the Rock Road with Dolly Parton

"What other star do you know who would eat at the counter with the band?" Guitarist Rod Smarr is talking about the big little blonde on the stool waving back at...

The Backstreet Phantom of Rock

The rock-'n'-roll generation: everybody grows up by staying young. Bruce Springsteen is onto this. In fact, he has written a song about it: I pushed B-52 and...

Religion: Two Rabbis Rock the Boat

Like clergymen of other faiths, rabbis have been known to have differences with their congregations, but U.S. Jews generally conduct their debates in private...

Impresarios: The Capitalist of Rock

Bill Graham is a solid, no-nonsense name for a dynamic businessman who in the past four years has made himself a millionaire, acquired a Mercedes, a...

Rock 'n' Roll: The Sound of the Sixties

ROCK 'N' ROLL (See Cover) You take some music, hot beats, drumbeats, Finger poppin' and stompin' feet . . . It's got this whole wide land. Rock 'n'...

NIGERIA: The Black Rock

(See Cover) At five minutes before nine the warning bell clanged, and the chattering parliamentarians in the lobby began to file into the House to take their...

INSURANCE: Chip off the Old Rock

(See Cover) How long will you live? Today everybody expects to live longer. But the man who can give the best longevity estimate, at least for one out of...

Business: At the Council Rock

Once a year in the full of the moon, according to Rudyard Kipling's Jungle Book, the amiable wolves of India gather in packs to pass judgment on the year's...