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1997 Stories by David Cantwell

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  • Rotation

    published December 18, 1997

    Tab Benoit Live: Swampland Jam Justice Some sage or another once said that music matures within oneself as one grows older.... More >>

  • Holiday Gestures

    published November 27, 1997

    The Grinch hated Christmas, we were told by Dr. Seuss, because of "all the noise, noise, noise." But in the beginning, at least, Christmas day can... More >>

  • Rotation

    published November 6, 1997

    Steve Earle El Corazon Warner Bros. When the country music establishment turned its back on Steve Earle, a reformed junkie and... More >>

  • Rotation

    published October 9, 1997

    Lisa Stansfield Lisa Stansfield Arista The rock and R&B traditions have long made a fetish of privileging the new. Typically,... More >>

  • Rotation

    published August 7, 1997

    Echo and the Bunnymen Evergreen London Even by the drastically reduced standards of your typical reunion release, Echo and the... More >>

  • Rotation

    published July 24, 1997

    Radiohead OK Computer Capitol Radiohead's OK Computer isn't easy to cozy up to. It's a marathon listen, a muddled,... More >>

  • Rotation

    published June 19, 1997

    Abra Moore Strangest Places Arista Austin You might remember Abra Moore as the violin-toting co-founder of the airheaded... More >>

  • Rotation

    published June 12, 1997

    Paul McCartney Flaming Pie Capitol It's possible that undue stress has been heaped upon Paul McCartney's post-Abbey Road... More >>

  • Rotation

    published June 5, 1997

    John Fogerty Blue Moon Swamp Warner Bros. John Fogerty hasn't been heard from much in more than a decade, since 1986's Eye of... More >>

  • Rotation

    published May 22, 1997

    Guy Clark Keepers: A Live Recording Sugar Hill "Keepers" is exactly right. The title of Guy Clark's latest disc suggests that... More >>

  • Rotation

    published May 15, 1997

    Nanci Griffith Blue Roses from the Moons Elektra In many ways, this is the finest album that Nanci Griffith has ever released.... More >>

  • Rotation

    published May 1, 1997

    Son Volt Straightaways Warner Bros. Jay Farrar certainly picked an odd time to play it safe. Now that the hubbub over his former... More >>

  • Rotation

    published April 10, 1997

    Ben Folds Five Whatever and Ever Amen Sony/550 If there's a reason Morphine and the Presidents of the United States of America... More >>

  • Rotation

    published April 3, 1997

    Matthew Sweet Blue Sky on Mars Zoo/Volcano The disappointment of Blue Sky on Mars cuts two ways. First, there are the songs:... More >>

  • Rotation

    published February 20, 1997

    Tony Bennett On Holiday: A Tribute to Billie Holiday Columbia Tony Bennett has nearly always been an anachronism. His career... More >>

  • Rotation

    published February 13, 1997

    Chris Whitley Terra Incognita Work Chris Whitley's 1991 debut, Living with the Law, is some of the finest driving music ever... More >>

  • Rotation

    published February 6, 1997

    Bloodhound Gang One Fierce Beer Coaster Geffen "Know thyself," goes one of the commandments of the ancient Greeks. "I'm more... More >>

  • Louvin It Up

    published January 16, 1997

    The Louvin Brothers were country music's best-ever brother team, and when they titled their greatest album Tragic Songs of Life, they weren't... More >>

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