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04 May 2016

By press time, it might well be that everything there is to say about Prince had...

Old recording equipment
31 March 2016

A few weeks ago, an acquaintance handed me a CD of his high school aged son's band...

Mike Huckabee playing the bass guitar
02 March 2016

It’s election season, and already we’ve had two instances of those amusing quadrennial scuffles between Republican politicians and leftist musicians. Donald...

Montage of New Orleans images
13 January 2016

So as it turns out, we never made it to Frenchman Street.

Every year, a few friends and I engage in a weekend of musical tourism, taking trips to...

Young Phil Ochs in black and white
09 December 2015

In 1960, two Ohio State students would hang out on folk night at Larry’s Bar, just south of the corner of Woodruff and North High. The two formed...

Pabst Blue Ribbon sign
28 October 2015

In the increasingly rare moments that I spend on Facebook, I have been seeing a bunch of articles about what bartenders think of you based on your...

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