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1995 Stories by Hobart Rowland

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  • Guit-in' Down

    published December 28, 1995

    Junior Brown's trademark is his purity, a hard-line, country way of doing things that, curious as it sounds, has earned the 43-year-old Ernest... More >>

  • Post-Cold War Crazies

    published December 21, 1995

    From Russia -- with love, and tongue firmly planted in cheek -- Limpopo offers up a vodka-dazed zaniness that can only be described as, well,... More >>

  • Rebel from the North

    published December 14, 1995

    Without a doubt, Mary Cutrufello makes for an unlikely cowgirl. On this warm December day, the singer/songwriter/guitarist models the dressed-down... More >>

  • Rotations

    published December 14, 1995

    Junior Kimbrough All Night Long Fat Possum/Capricorn Junior Kimbrough is the Alpha and the Omega, the beginning and the end, a... More >>

  • Rotations

    published December 7, 1995

    Dwight Yoakam Gone Reprise Always a two-step ahead of expectations, Dwight Yoakam can nose out the faint odor of critical... More >>

  • Ardent Idea

    published December 7, 1995

    The guys in Spot consider themselves a pretty lucky group, and well they should: the Dallas band has found itself plopped smack dab in the middle... More >>

  • Sour Success

    published September 14, 1995

    Radiohead's Thom Yorke is a miserable sort, but so far this year no other shoe-gazing Brit has reveled in his sadness quite so beautifully -- and... More >>

  • Critic's Choice

    published September 14, 1995

    As long as the Bottle Rockets sing about what they know, it's more than likely that there'll be plenty of trendy types who won't care to listen --... More >>

  • Rotation

    published September 14, 1995

    Steven Kowalczyk Moods and Grooves Atlantic Suave New Englander Steven Kowalczyk fancies himself a young Tony Bennett -- or,... More >>

  • Critic's Choice

    published August 31, 1995

    Over on Dowling Street, the veterans of life and the blues sit in icehouses and barber shops, talking about the Action Town's glory days, when you... More >>

  • Sound Check

    published August 31, 1995

    The idea of love in rock and roll isn't particularly novel -- it's been addressed to death by everyone from Buddy Holly to Kurt Cobain.... More >>

  • Feel the Feel

    published August 31, 1995

    As fabricated as it might sound, Collective Soul has a valid grassroots success story to tell. After the band invaded alternative and AOR play... More >>

  • Troubadour for a Lost Generation

    published August 24, 1995

    Todd Snider must have had plenty to think about all those hours he spent sitting in the darkness. As a troubled teenager on the lam from college... More >>

  • Rotation

    published August 24, 1995

    Naughty by Nature Poverty's Paradise Tommy Boy If any rappers deserve to be called poets, Treach and Vinnie of Naughty by Nature... More >>

  • Critic's Choice

    published August 17, 1995

    Nobody ever accused the Catherine Wheel of being about fun. After all, it's hard to misread the intentions of an English quartet that chooses to... More >>

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