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Brad Tyer

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  • 19 years ago

    Full disclosure: Neil Diamond was my first real concert, in my fourth-grade year, the result of Mom's ardent fandom. Me, Sis, Mom, and Dad at the Houston Summit. What I remember most is this: Someone who couldn't have been paying much attention tr...

  • 19 years ago

    John Mellencamp Mr. Happy Go Lucky (Mercury) When I first met John Mellencamp nearly fifteen years ago, he was a young buck awash in the success of Uh-Huh and its "Pink Houses" anthem, and on the verge of critical and commercial success with Scare...

  • 19 years ago

    Sublime Sublime (Gasoline Alley/MCA) No fan of the hyperactive, macho ska-punk slop that's seemingly everywhere these days, I avoided Sublime's MCA debut in spite of the glowing reviews and despite my empathy for the group, on whom tragedy fell be...