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1997 Stories by Jim Sherman

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  • Hot for Sauce

    published April 24, 1997

    There are memories of pivotal moments in life that are branded deeply on the brain: first kiss, first spin of a T-Bone Walker album, first car,... More >>

  • Educated Sounds

    published March 27, 1997

    If you ever wanted proof of the benefits of education, Horace-Alexander Young is it. Over the last decade, the Houston native and admired jazz... More >>

  • All the Wilder

    published March 20, 1997

    Think of Webb Wilder, the self-styled "last of the full-grown men," as a road-show Warren Zevon. Like Zevon, Wilder uses a mix of sledgehammer... More >>

  • Descendents Ascendant

    published March 13, 1997

    Some timing. Just when Green Day's lesser ilk have drained nearly every liter of urgency from punk's once-proud legacy, along comes a group of its... More >>

  • What a Joke

    published February 27, 1997

    There are few experiences more giddy than realizing you've become a character trapped in a bad movie, and there's no way to roll the credits... More >>

  • Here Comes the Judd

    published February 27, 1997

    Three years ago, Wynonna Judd seemed set to become the new queen of country music. As half of the Judds, Wynonna crafted with mother Naomi a blend... More >>

  • Still King

    published February 20, 1997

    In the sleepy Mississippi Delta towns of Indianola and Itta Bena, near where the blues was born, the cafes serve a regional specialty called a... More >>

  • Home on the Grange

    published February 6, 1997

    New and with an attitude can be a dangerous combination for a restaurant. But there's an underlying good nature to the Ohio Grange Cafe's... 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 >>

  • Rotation

    published January 23, 1997

    Walter Hyatt King Tears MCA A musician's death, it's sad to note, often sparks considerable interest in his music. You want... More >>

  • Wicked Rush

    published January 23, 1997

    Back when responsible adults refrained from using words such as "smart-ass" in the presence of children, a relative of mine affectionately... More >>

  • Rotation

    published January 16, 1997

    Scarfo Scarfo Broken Rekids 60 Ft Dolls The Big 3 DGC Any power trio worth its muscle knows how to burn... More >>

  • Aw, Twern't Nuthin'

    published January 16, 1997

    Though he has experimented with a multitude of styles, the way Mike Henderson sees it, there are only two kinds of music: good music and bad... More >>

  • Miracle at the Mercado

    published January 9, 1997

    There are few culinary pejoratives more damning than "mall food." Food-court food is fast food in more sterile surroundings than usual, ethnic... More >>

  • Jazz It Up

    published January 9, 1997

    Ballroom jazz -- now there's a concept that only took 30 years to get down on tape. In 1966, Joe Henderson, already a veteran bandleader, composer... More >>

  • Same Old Fun

    published January 2, 1997

    Someday, in the future, when CD reviews no longer specify the label behind a band's latest release (it'll all be Sony down the line), Disney will... More >>

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