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Mari Wilson Tour Dates: Now With Added New Wilsations!

When Mari Wilson and the Wilsations managed to take a 12-piece band all across England in the early 80s at the height of a recession, some would have said that it was madness. But that desire for a bold statement … Continue reading

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Graham Parker 2019 US Tour Happening This Spring

Against all odds, after finally having a Graham Parker tour date within driving distance for the first time since 2001, we trekked to Atlanta to enjoy a great Graham Parker solo set at the City Winery there. On the trip … Continue reading

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Midge Ure Rocks 1980 40 Years Later

I was wondering what Midge Ure playing the “Visage” album would sound like – now we’ll know! How timely can we get? Just last week when we dug into the DLX RM of Midge Ure’s first solo album, “The Gift,” … Continue reading

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The Dickies + The Queers @ The Grey Eagle, Asheville 6-6-18 [part 2]

[continued from last post] The first song was scuttled by a terrible mix with singer Leonard Graves Phillips inaudible for its duration, but the sound was repaired by the second number. Thank goodness. I suspect Phillips had some monitor problems … Continue reading

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Rock GPA: Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark [part 25]

[continued from last post] Commenter Jordan in the previous post made a supremely cogent comment about OMD’s creative conundrum by 1985: “What was the missing link? It could not have been just trying to write bland music for the market. … Continue reading

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Nick Lowe Coming To Town… Possibly Yours (con Los Straitjackets)

It pays to be proactive in your Internet wanderings. Just this morning, I thought that maybe it was time to take a glimpse at the concert calendar for The Grey Eagle; the local club that seems to get the bulk … Continue reading

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Ferry Comes Within Striking Distance; Monk Takes Bait!

As long-term readers may remember, the last time I saw Bryan Ferry in the flesh, he was not singing, but speaking about his career in 2014 in Chicago at the Museum Of Contemporary Art. That was fun to see for … Continue reading

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