Leigh Silverman

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  • 17 years ago

    The Dirty Dozen Ears to the Wall (Mammoth) Back in the late Seventies, when disco ruled, the New Orleans-based Dirty Dozen Brass Band was busy attempting to keep its hometown's old-fashioned "second line" tradition alive. The band accompanied marc...

  • 20 years ago

    The Blue Meanies make it a practice to sleep with their fans. "We can't afford hotels, so usually someone puts us up, people in the crowd we happen to meet," explains Bill Spunke, the Meanies' 27-year-old lead singer. "Sometimes you luck out and s...