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1994 Stories by Jim Sherman

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  • That Indefinable Something

    published December 29, 1994

    It's the most predictable cliche in music writing: all blues-rock power trios -- especially if the frontman's from Texas -- must be compared to... More >>

  • Live Shots

    published December 22, 1994

    Delbert McClinton Friday, December 9 Rockefeller's Much to the delight of the sold-out crowd of 400 well-groomed and... More >>

  • Live Shots

    published December 15, 1994

    Sir Douglas Quintet Friday, December 2 The Fabulous Satellite Lounge The Sir Douglas Quintet, the band that taught the Beatles... More >>

  • Rotation

    published December 8, 1994

    The Cranberries No Need to Argue Island So this is what it's come to. You want a hit record, which right off the bat means that... More >>

  • Live Shots

    published December 1, 1994

    The Wolfe Tones Monday, November 21 Stevens of Hollywood Dance Studio The Wolfe Tones, named for an 18th-century Irish... More >>

  • Live Shots

    published November 24, 1994

    Eardrum Heights Theater Saturday, November 12 Eardrum's benefit for victims of the recent flooding was a typical Eardrum gig --... More >>

  • Rotation

    published November 3, 1994

    Mississippi Fred McDowell Good Morning Little Schoolgirl Arhoolie Through the 1960s, Chris Strachwitz roamed the South, looking... More >>

  • Goodbye to Lanny Steele

    published November 3, 1994

    Skipper Lee Frazier stood in the chapel of the Eternal Rest Funeral Home and glanced at his watch. "It's about time to get started," he said. "I'm... More >>

  • Clean, Sober and Blue

    published October 27, 1994

    It's a common conversational icebreaker in blues clubs all over Houston's east side, when one of the regulars wants to make a stranger feel... More >>

  • Live Shots

    published October 6, 1994

    ACREQ Cullen Theater, Wortham Center Saturday, September 24 This performance was entitled "The Dangerous Kitchen: The Music of... More >>

  • Live Shots

    published September 15, 1994

    The Hightailers Spin and Marty's Annual Mobile Party Sunday, September 4 The vanload of missing musicians finally checked in at... More >>

  • The Basics Aim to Cross the Border

    published September 8, 1994

    The two guys who started the band are Hispanic and some of the songs they do are in Spanish. So that makes the Basics a Tejano band, right? ... More >>

  • Live Shots

    published August 11, 1994

    Pantera AstroArena Sunday, July 31 Pantera -- the Dallas-based headbangers whose recent CD Far Beyond Driven rode word-of-mouth... More >>

  • Hot Sounds in the City

    published July 28, 1994

    When you launch into a rpoject like a music awards, issues that have been lying disconnected throughout the course of the year come to the fore.... More >>

  • Rotations

    published May 26, 1994

    Johnny Cash American Recordings American Recordings There are damn few figures of truly mythic stature left in the world of... More >>

  • A Hard Case of the Blues

    published April 28, 1994

    Three months ago, Glendora Wilson walked home from work to find a blues fan standing on the porch of her Third Ward home. The fan was there to... More >>

  • Rotation

    published March 3, 1994

    Ornette Coleman Beauty is a Rare Thing Rhino Ornette Coleman played with sidemen as diverse as Pat Metheny and Jerry Garcia. His... More >>

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