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Widespread Panic finds a home on Phil Walden's resurrected Capricorn label

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, APRIL 2, 1992

If you were a fan of southern rock back in the days of vinyl, chances are you owned a couple of discs with the Capricorn label on them. 517 more words

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B.B. King's busted guitar string becomes treasure for Tinsley Ellis

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, MARCH 19, 1992

When one of your biggest idols gives you a souvenir—whether it be a quickly scribbled autograph or a worn-out guitar pick—that thing automatically becomes priceless. 581 more words

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Mr. Big guitarist Paul Gilbert can deal with a number-one single at 25

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, MARCH 19, 1992

Some recording artists come off as self-absorbed types whose only musical interest involves what they’re doing. They claim not to listen to anybody else’s tunes, lest their precious art be influenced away from its predestined place in history. 871 more words

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Flies on Fire fell in love with Canada and the Tragically Hip

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, JAN. 16, 1992

Although Flies on Fire have already released two albums full of honest, no-frills guitar rock with major-label distribution on Atco Records, they haven’t yet made much of a name for themselves. 788 more words

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The Cult's Ian Astbury says touring with Lenny Kravitz is "a spiritual event"

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, JAN. 9, 1992

Some folks might have been surprised to hear that the Cult is touring with Lenny Kravitz. After all, the straightforward, bluesy hard-rock of the former is quite distinct from the Beatlesque, ’60s pop styles of the latter. 1,029 more words

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Queensryche's Geoff Tate praises the "real musicians" of prog-rock

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, DEC. 19, 1991

When it comes to progressive rock bands from the ’70s, there’s no middle ground—people either love ’em or hate ’em. 866 more words

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Chicken suits and Mozart tunes are the Scatterbrain way

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, DEC. 12, 1991

When a group of musicians perform a composition by an artist as renowned as Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, you might expect them to deliver it in a dignified manner, in a way meant to show the utmost respect for the composer. 531 more words

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