Steve Crawford

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – April 1983 (Volume 14, Number 11)

By Steve Crawford | February 5, 2023

the final issue edited by Susan Whitall

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – March 1983 (Volume 14, Number 10)

By Steve Crawford | February 2, 2023

an interesting contrast

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – February 1983 (Volume 14, Number 9)

By Steve Crawford | January 31, 2023

slutty image

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – January 1983 (Volume 14, Number 8)

By Steve Crawford | January 29, 2023

a cow with eighteen udders

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – December 1982 (Volume 14, Number 7)

By Steve Crawford | January 26, 2023

“If you’re black you have to play a certain type of music”

Book Review: “Pink Floyd and The Dark Side of the Moon: 50 Years,” by Martin Popoff

By Steve Crawford | January 25, 2023

What better gift for a Baby Boomer loved one?

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – November 1982 (Volume 14, Number 6)

By Steve Crawford | January 24, 2023

guide to street drugs

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – October 1982 (Volume 14, Number 5)

By Steve Crawford | January 22, 2023

from young lion to elder statesman

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue –September 1982 (Volume 14, Number 4)

By Steve Crawford | January 18, 2023

if the question is could a white musician still drop the “n” word in conversation in 1982, the answer is yes

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue –August 1982 (Volume 14, Number 3) 

By Steve Crawford | January 17, 2023

there was very little discussion of their latest album

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue –July 1982 (Volume 14, Number 2) 

By Steve Crawford | January 15, 2023

I feel like we’ve spawned a Frankenstein lobster

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue –June 1982 (Volume 14, Number 1) 

By Steve Crawford | January 12, 2023

I don’t LIKE Rick Johnson

Book Review: Alice Cooper @ 75 by Gary Graff  

By Steve Crawford | January 12, 2023

the depth of his work isn’t at the scope to adequately fill this 75-chapter tome

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – May 1982 (Volume 13, Number 12) 

By Steve Crawford | January 10, 2023

“We frown our way to the bank.”

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue –April 1982 (Volume 13, Number 11) 

By Steve Crawford | January 9, 2023

Mellowness will creep up on

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue –March 1982 (Volume 13, Number 10)

By Steve Crawford | January 5, 2023

adorable

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – February 1982 (Volume 13, Number 9) 

By Steve Crawford | January 3, 2023

Bill Holdship is no ordinary word

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – January 1982 (Volume 13, Number 8) 

By Steve Crawford | January 1, 2023

It’s all a sideline to me

“Chuck Berry: An American Life,” by RJ Smith  Reviewed

By Steve Crawford | January 1, 2023

“Either he was a very complicated man, or there was no THERE there. I’m still really not sure which.”  

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – December 1981 (Volume 13, Number 7) 

By Steve Crawford | December 29, 2022

their best issue of the year

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – November 1981 (Volume 13, Number 6) 

By Steve Crawford | December 27, 2022

orgasm after orgasm on THAT particular issue

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – October 1981 (Volume 13, Number 5) 

By Steve Crawford | December 25, 2022

Parlaying screaming chariots of thud

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – September 1981 (Volume 13, Number 4)

By Steve Crawford | December 22, 2022

“Lots of people say you sing like a duck – what do you think about THAT?”

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – August 1981 (Volume 13, Number 3)

By Steve Crawford | December 20, 2022

You’re too much into rock…I’ve never been a lover of rock

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – July 1981 (Volume 13, Number 2) 

By Steve Crawford | December 18, 2022

Brian Johnson’s fingerprints were found all over Bon Scott’s neck

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – June 1981 (Volume 13, Number 1) 

By Steve Crawford | December 15, 2022

Let’s not talk again real soon, OK

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – May 1981 (Volume 12, Number 12) 

By Steve Crawford | December 13, 2022

The ideal specimen of Genotype Cointoss

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – April 1981 (Volume 12, Number 11) 

By Steve Crawford | December 11, 2022

one of the most important events in the history of the magazine

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – March 1981 (Volume 12, Number 10) 

By Steve Crawford | December 8, 2022

a wimp or some sissy


 Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – February 1981 (Volume 12, Number 9) 

By Steve Crawford | December 6, 2022

day drinking

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – January 1981 (Volume 12, Number 8) 

By Steve Crawford | December 4, 2022

I don’t believe in tomorrows

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – December 1980 (Volume 12, Number 7) 

By Steve Crawford | December 1, 2022

Boy Howdy! did Susan Whitall put together a solid team of writers


Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – November 1980 (Volume 12, Number 6) 

By Steve Crawford | November 29, 2022

an almost indefinable purity

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – October 1980 (Volume 12, Number 5) 

By Steve Crawford | November 27, 2022

I haven’t had sex with half the guys I’ve been out with

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – September 1980 (Volume 12, Number 4) 

By Steve Crawford | November 24, 2022

excellent work by future editor John Kordosh

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – August 1980 (Volume 12, Number 3)

By Steve Crawford | November 22, 2022

America IS such a violent society and everybody sort of seems to ACCEPT it

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – July 1980 (Volume 12, Number 2)

By Steve Crawford | November 20, 2022

I enjoy offending people

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – June 1980 (Volume 12, Number 1) 

By Steve Crawford | November 17, 2022

didn’t sound too much like Christopher Cross or Rupert Holmes

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – May 1980 (Volume 11, Number 12)

By Steve Crawford | November 15, 2022

Female rockers from the 70’s were celebrated

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – April 1980 (Volume 11, Number 11) 

By Steve Crawford | November 13, 2022

There is still no sign of life across the Atlantic

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – March 1980 (Volume 11, Number 10) 

By Steve Crawford | November 10, 2022

Led Zeppelin towered over the competition

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – February 1980 (Volume 11, Number 9) 

By Steve Crawford | November 9, 2022

contrast here between bands looking for press (The Police, Bob Geldof) and someone who no longer needs it (Debbie Harry)

Bob Dylan’s “The Philosophy of Modern Song” Reviewed

By Steve Crawford | November 8, 2022

room in his heart for both Santana and Johnny Ray

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – January 1980 (Volume 11, Number 8)

By Steve Crawford | November 6, 2022

Joe Jackson, the Knack, Bram Tchaikovsky, Blondie, and the Police.

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – December 1979 (Volume 11, Number 7) 

By Steve Crawford | November 3, 2022

Strummer got so upset about questions regarding the band’s contract that he smashed Dave’s tape recorder

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – November 1979 (Volume 11, Number 6)

By Steve Crawford | November 1, 2022

I was last seen in your crummy mag the August ’77 issue drinking Boy Howdy!

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – October 1979 (Volume 11, Number 5

By Steve Crawford | October 29, 2022

potent

In Memory Of The Killer: Twenty Essential Songs from Jerry Lee Lewis

By Steve Crawford | October 28, 2022

We won’t even speculate on how his fifth wife died.

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – September 1979 (Volume 11, Number 4) 

By Steve Crawford | October 27, 2022

dumb kids who think they are at Woodstock

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – August 1979 (Volume 11, Number 3)

By Steve Crawford | October 25, 2022

It’s not you Creem, it’s me