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1995 Stories by Bob Weinberg

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  • Rotations

    published December 21, 1995

    Kristin Hersh The Holy Single (Ryko) On this four-song EP, Throwing Muses singer/songwriter/guitarist Kristin Hersh goes solo,... More >>

  • Rotations

    published December 7, 1995

    New Bomb Turks Pissing Out the Poison (Crypt) Before punk rock found new digs on the Billboard album chart, it was the... More >>

  • Straight Jacquet

    published May 4, 1995

    "Well, I'll tell ya," drawls tenor-sax great Illinois Jacquet by phone from his home on Long Island, "they say you always return to the scene of... More >>

  • Rotations

    published April 13, 1995

    Toadies Rubberneck (Interscope) One month ago in Austin, Texas, during the annual South by Southwest Music & Media Conference,... More >>

  • Rotations

    published March 30, 1995

    Kirsty MacColl Galore (I.R.S.) Kirsty MacColl's clear, breathy voice; knack for effortless hooks; and (occasional) biting... More >>

  • Skip Tracer

    published March 30, 1995

    Skip James was a liar. He was also a thief, a drunkard, a pimp, a womanizer, a misanthrope, and a murderer. Oh, and one thing more: a brilliant... More >>

  • Rotations

    published March 23, 1995

    Marianne Flemming III Chords & a Bridge (Mermaid Records) Despite the album's title, Marianne Flemming's acoustic-guitar driven... More >>

  • Harp Breaker

    published March 9, 1995

    James Cotton's voice has always been cottony. Whether pouring out his soul on a Jimmy Reed heartbreaker or wailing Wolflike, the bluesman sounds... More >>

  • Rotations

    published March 2, 1995

    Little Axe The Wolf That House Built (Okeh/Epic) Shimmering synths...blues masters mumbling...annoyingly Steve Millerish... More >>

  • Cruise Control

    published January 19, 1995

    Like a neon sign flickering FREE BEER-LOOSE WOMEN, there's something about the sound of the baritone sax that announces a party in progress.... More >>

  • Blues Pickin'

    published January 5, 1995

    Culminating with the release of Eric Clapton's eagerly awaited roots return From the Cradle -- the first straight blues record to hit number one... More >>

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