|One For The
Tribune photo by Ira Cohen
In 1970, music was spun on 33 1/3 RPMs and the Queens
Tribune began the community spin on the news and a tradition of
journalism that reports on the good, the bad, the profound and the every
day on your block and in the section of Queens you proudly call your
Thirty-three years later, music is pulsing through
internet cables in the form of MP3s and our collective stacks of
vinyl have been relegated to specialty stores or retro recordings
by new bands. But the lessons and the news that has built the character
of the Tribune and the borough still sound smoothly and evenly
through our lives and our history. What follows is a compellation of
what we found when we dusted off our records, cracked open our bound
volumes, and relived a third of a century.
Join us for a spin . . . .