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Wire in the Wood’s ‘All Fall Apart’ Debut Album Moves Full Steam Ahead

Ann Arbor, Mich.-based bluegrass quartet Wire in the Wood moves full steam ahead with their debut album, “All Fall Apart,” which dropped March 1. 290 more words

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Songs for Repeat: Part Four

It’s Part Four. Why am I making these? I have no idea. 1,238 more words

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China: 20 Years of Whatever And Ever Amen

Ben Folds Five – Whatever And Ever Amen

Released March 18th, 1997 on 550/Epic Records

In 1997, guys like Todd Rundgren, Billy Joel, and Elton John were the stuff of your parent’s dust-collecting record collection, stuff they’d mostly relegated to buying the “Greatest Hits” compilation of and torturing you with constant replays of “Piano Man” and “Candle In The Wind” (well, not  147 more words

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Ben Folds Looks Back On 20 Years Of 'Whatever And Ever Amen' Marrying Craftsmanship And Destruction


In 1997, The Ben Folds Five was at their peak. Whatever And Ever Amen came out, demonstrating the craftsmanship, depth, versatility, and pop sensibilities of the band with hits like the heartbreaking “Brick” and the piano slamming screw-off anthem “One Angry Dwarf And 200 Solemn Faces.” But we all know what happens after you hit a peak: The band broke up, Folds went solo, took on a series of sonic adventures with a long list of unlikely collaborators, got back together with his bandmates Robert Sledge and Darren Jessee, and then went solo once more. 2,806 more words

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Ben Folds: There's Always Someone Cooler Than You

There’s Always Someone Cooler Than You 
written & performed by and Benjamin Scott Folds

 

Smile like you’ve got nothing to prove
No matter what you might do… 387 more words

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“We toured together for a few weeks…a good tour. He was a talented guy. Yeah, I mean, he was playing before me, then I played, then Beck played afterwards. 143 more words

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First Concert in 5 Years

Last night I went to my first concert in more than five years. I think the last one I went to was Nelly when he was playing at Riverfest in Little Rock and I didn’t enjoy it all that much. 494 more words

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