Talking Life, Death, and Downtown in '80s New York with Dance Music Historian Tim Lawrence
When I moved back to New York from New Orleans in the late 70s, I expected the city to be worse off than when I'd left. Bankrupt, blocks upon blocks of buildings torched by tax-dodging landlords, open air drug markets, the highest murder rate in the country, a 10 percent unemployment rate. I'd been ...
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