Milestones Mar. 26, 2007


Few albums of the 1970s capture the era's wailing, pristinely produced rock sound as crisply as Boston's 1976 self-titled debut--an LP largely defined by the soaring lead vocals and overdubbed harmonies of Brad Delp. With its string of hits (More Than a Feeling, Let Me Take You Home Tonight), the LP sold 17 million copies and started the versatile, philanthropic singer on a career with the band that lasted until his death. He was 55.

After witnessing the murder of her family and villagers by Salvadoran soldiers in 1981, Rufina Amaya, sole survivor of the El Mozote massacre, might have...

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