Nov 09, 1990

Issue #39

Cover Story

Counting down the 35 greatest rock performers

by David Browne, Ron Givens, Greg Sandow | Nov 09, 1990
See if your favorite musician made the list along with the Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, and the Sex Pistols Read it
Magazine Cover (Nov 09, 1990)

Encore

''Sesame Street'''s beginnings

by Jess Cagle | Nov 09, 1990
Director Jon Stone discusses the origins of the popular children's series Read it

Mail

Feedback from our readers

Nov 09, 1990
Check out letters from those who agreed with us, and those who didn't Read it

Book Article

The top ten books about rock

Nov 09, 1990
Why you should check out rock n' roll literature like ''Hellfire,'' ''Hit Men,'' ''Shout!'' and more Read it

Book Review

The Tale of the Mandarin Ducks

by Michele Landsberg | Nov 09, 1990

A Faint Cold Fear

by Gene Lyons | Nov 09, 1990

There's a Country in My Cellar

by L.S. Klepp | Nov 09, 1990

Pastures of Plenty: A Self-Portrait

by Jim Miller | Nov 09, 1990

Cover Story

Counting down the 35 greatest rock performers

by David Browne, Ron Givens, Greg Sandow | Nov 09, 1990
See if your favorite musician made the list along with the Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, and the Sex Pistols Read it

The past 35 years of rock history

by David Browne, Ron Givens, Greg Sandow | Nov 09, 1990
We trace the evolution of rock and the key albums that reinvented the genre, from Elvis to The Beach Boys, The Beatles to Jimi Hendrix, Prince to Run-DMC, and more Read it

Movie Review

Tune in Tomorrow...

by Owen Gleiberman | Nov 09, 1990

The Krays

by Owen Gleiberman | Nov 09, 1990

To Sleep With Anger

by Owen Gleiberman | Nov 09, 1990

Sibling Rivalry

by Owen Gleiberman | Nov 09, 1990

Music Article

A look at the future of rock

Nov 09, 1990
New developments in the genre have inspired music from artists like The Pixies, Living Colour, and Soundgarden Read it

EW's list of top 20 one-hit wonders

Nov 09, 1990
Find out which songs made the list along with ''Afternoon Delight,'' ''The Hustle,'' and ''99 Luftballons'' Read it

Music Review

No Easy Way

by David Browne | Nov 09, 1990

Lonesome Val

by Ira Robbins | Nov 09, 1990

Smile

by Ira Robbins | Nov 09, 1990

Goddess

by Bob Mack | Nov 09, 1990

No Strings Attached

by Ira Robbins | Nov 09, 1990

Sebastian

by Susan Stewart | Nov 09, 1990

Put Yourself in My Shoes

by Alanna Nash | Nov 09, 1990

Behavior

by Jim Farber | Nov 09, 1990

Seasons in the Abyss

by David Browne | Nov 09, 1990

News Article

Protests against rock and roll music

Nov 09, 1990
Why record label execs like Mitch Miller and musicians like Frank Sinatra and Harry Connick Jr. are against rock music Read it

Movies inspired by rock music

Nov 09, 1990
Ten rock & roll flicks you don't want to miss, like ''Woodstock,'' ''Saturday Night Fever,'' and ''This Is Spinal Tap'' Read it

The Bee Gees revamped box sex

by David Browne | Nov 09, 1990
A look at the pop singles to expect on ''Tales from the Brothers Gibb: A History in Song 1967-1990'' Read it

Entertainment news for November 9, 1990

Nov 09, 1990
Steven Bochco, Randa Haines, and Barbra Streisand made headlines this week Read it

The musicians making endorsements

by Bob Mack | Nov 09, 1990
George Clinton, Clarence Clemons, and Ice Cube are among the artists pitching products Read it

Peter Bogdanovich's attempt to save ''Texasville''

by Casey Davidson | Nov 09, 1990
The director's new marketing scheme for his sequel to ''The Last Picture Show'' Read it

''The Simpsons'' album release

by Bob Mack | Nov 09, 1990
A sneak peek at the guest stars scheduled to record tracks on ''The Simpsons Sing the Blues'' Read it

Recreating an earthquake

by Benjamin Svetkey | Nov 09, 1990
F/X master Tony Doublin creates realistic carnage for the upcoming NBC movie ''The Big One'' Read it

William S. Burroughs' film project

by Christopher Henrikson | Nov 09, 1990
The author of ''Naked Lunch'' is collaborating with director David Cronenberg to bring the book to theaters Read it

A tribute to William S. Pauley

by Mark Harris | Nov 09, 1990
Mark Harris looks back at the distinguished career of the CBS founder Read it

The film adaptation of ''Sex, Drugs, Rock & Roll''

by Christopher Henrikson | Nov 09, 1990
Get the details on the movie version of Eric Bogosian's stage production Read it

ESPN Ivy League football

Nov 09, 1990
A history of the Princeton/Yale rivalry, and a preview of the upcoming Yale Bowl Read it

TV Review

Doctor, Doctor

by Ken Tucker | Nov 09, 1990

Call Me Anna

by Ken Tucker | Nov 09, 1990

Psycho IV: The Beginning

by Ken Tucker | Nov 09, 1990

Jeeves and Wooster

by Ken Tucker | Nov 09, 1990

What's Up Doc?: A Salute to Bugs Bunny

by Ken Tucker | Nov 09, 1990

Rick Moranis in Gravedale High

by Ken Tucker | Nov 09, 1990

Video Article

New and reissued video releases the week of November 9, 1990

Nov 09, 1990
Graded reviews of ''Blind Fury,'' ''Nightlife,'' ''The Year of Living Dangerously'' and more Read it

Video Review

Star Wars Trilogy

by Terry Catchpole | Jul 31, 2012

Back To the Future Part III

by Ty Burr | Nov 09, 1990

Sweet Revenge

by Cynthia Grisolia | Nov 09, 1990