Highland Park's Bill Haley gets the New Yorker treatment

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This was a pleasant surprise to awake to: Musical pioneer Bill Haley's early rock and roll music gets written about in the New Yorker, and it's not behind a pay wall. Among other things, David Cantwell is the author of a lengthy, considered piece on Sam Cooke's "A Change Is Gonna Come," among other things.   Seeing as it's a New Yorker article and we had to get to work and stuff, we only read the first one-fifth of the thing this morning. But we look forward to digging into it later today. Is tlwrl (too long, will read later) a thing? 

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Mike McGonigal

Metro Times music editor Mike McGonigal has written about music since 1984, when he started the fanzine Chemical Imbalance at age sixteen with money saved from mowing lawns in Florida. He's since written for Spin, Pitchfork, the Village VOICE and Artforum. He's been a museum guard, a financial reporter, a bicycle...
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