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    Fatherhood and Loss - Jon Dee Graham writes of missing his faraway son

    Jon Dee Graham was beaming, his smile so wide it was in danger of obscuring the rest of his face. Sharing the stage at the Austin Music Awards with Trish Murphy, Kacy Crowley and Ana Egge -- three of Texas's most promising female singer/songwriters -...

    by Hobart Rowland on May 21, 1998
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    Raggedy Vibe

    In its homemade press release, hot off the copiers at the corner Kinko's, Houston's ragtag (yes, the name is intentionally lowercase) proudly characterizes itself as a "lyrical quintet" that unites "vocal sounds from three cultures to provide one hip...

    by Craig D. Lindsey on May 21, 1998
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    Rotation

    Jeff Buckley Sketches (For My Sweetheart the Drunk) Columbia Anyone well-versed in the more senseless aspects of rock and roll tragedy ought to be acquainted with Jeff Buckley's abrupt demise. The charmed offspring of vocal gymnast Tim Buck...

    by David Simutis on May 21, 1998
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    The Voice, The Spark, The Image - Sinatra's genius looms lively and large over multiple media

    Frank Sinatra never gave a better performance as an actor than he did as Frankie Machine in 1955's The Man with the Golden Arm, in which he plays a hotshot poker dealer and junkie who emerges from prison hoping to kick his bad habits (heroin included...

    by Michael Sragow on May 21, 1998
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    Outside Looking In - Jim Lauderdale is a living lesson in how to profit from Nashville's fringes

    Jim Lauderdale will be the first to tell you that, try as he may, he lacks the goods for Nashville mega-stardom. After all, the prolific singer/songwriter knows himself better than any Music City image-maker could ever hope to. "The more I'm jus...

    by Hobart Rowland on May 14, 1998
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    Vincent Unearthed

    Dragon Street Records' David Dennard is responsible for the release of debut albums from the likes of Tripping Daisy and Hagfish. But the Dallas indie-label mogul isn't so interested in finding the hottest, newest thing anymore. Indeed, he has spent ...

    by Robert Wilonsky on May 14, 1998
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    Static

    Getting acquainted... Simply put, it was a matter of mental and emotional maintenance. Just back from a grueling tour with Nanci Griffith, singer/songwriter Denice Franke was more than just disillusioned with the music business; she was disillusioned...

    by Hobart Rowland on May 14, 1998
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    Average John

    John Wesley Harding has proven he isn't the sort of singer/songwriter who lends himself well to major-label promotion. Telling adjectives slide off the guy like egg off well-greased Teflon. After a long but less than financially fruitful stay at Sire...

    by Bob Ruggiero on May 14, 1998
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    Rotation

    Various Artists Lilith Fair: A Celebration of Women in Music Arista When the ticket windows closed for the final time last fall, Lilith Fair had become the most successful festival tour of 1997, both financially and artistically. By then, L...

    by Keven McAlester on May 14, 1998
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    Clubland

    Houston jazz vocalist Marilynn Thibodaux is making the most of her sporadic Swank Lounge appearances as Luscious Caprice, her sassy, wardrobe-savvy alter ego. And so far, she's been encouraged by the results. Especially receptive: the downtown nightc...

    by Hobart Rowland on May 14, 1998
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    Close Enough

    Lately, Amy Grant's been showing a side of herself forgotten of late, one that is more personal and revealing, not to mention distinctly less slick. Obviously, there are limits to the breezy pop of more recent Grant hits like "Baby Baby" and "Lucky O...

    by Hobart Rowland on May 7, 1998
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    Steady Eddie - Decades of torn-up road behind him, Van Halen's guitar god keeps chugging ahead

    It's after 2 a.m. on a Monday morning, Houston time, when Eddie Van Halen calls for a thrice-scheduled interview. But the guitar virtuoso of the storied band that bears his name isn't phoning from some whiskey-besotted post-gig soiree. He's dialing f...

    by Bob Ruggiero on May 7, 1998
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    Simple Case

    As a kid, Peter Case played for years at the Hamburg, New York, Unitarian church, before dropping out of school at 15 and running away to the West Coast. Since then, he's been a party to nearly every rock movement of the last 30 years. He was a homel...

    by Brendan Doherty on May 7, 1998
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    Rotation

    Soul Asylum Candy from a Stranger Columbia It's taken Minneapolis's Soul Asylum three albums and ten years to shed their sloppy, garage-band-in-overdrive baggage. So you could say the new Candy from a Stranger is a watershed of sorts for th...

    by Bob Ruggiero on May 7, 1998
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    Clubland

    Peccavi's future has been a blur since the tragic murder of owner Al Barretto seven days after the semi-exclusive establishment opened its doors in late 1997. The successful nightclub entrepreneur was stabbed to death December 18 of last year while e...

    by Hobart Rowland on May 7, 1998
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    Static

    A new and improved Dennis? ... "It's the whole package -- you've got to have a package to get across," explains Dennis Lange from his cluttered office near the Richmond strip. The package in question is for Lange's latest pet project, the Sheila...

    by Hobart Rowland on May 7, 1998
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    Static

    Release activity... "People who've known us for years have associated us with salsa and merengue, [and] we wanted to be able to expand our market beyond this city" says Walter Suhr, referring to Pop/Rock, his new CD with Mango Punch!. "We wanted peop...

    by Hobart Rowland on April 30, 1998
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    Clubland

    Assuming the risk and hoping others will follow, the Outback Pub has instituted a weekly original music policy in an effort to liven up the dreary, human-jukebox ritual along the almighty Richmond Strip. For the time being, Thursdays will be set asid...

    by Hobart Rowland on April 30, 1998
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    Dream So Real - Folk-rock space boy Todd Snider awakes to find a career on the upswing

    No doubt about it, Todd Snider is -- to quote the title of one of his tunes -- an "All Right Guy." As a friend of mine once observed, "He's a stoner goof-bag, but a really cool one." In other words, he's that air guitarist in the audience whose fanta...

    by Rob Patterson on April 30, 1998
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    Bad Religion

    Granted, his congregation may be more prone to sin than salvation. But when Reverend Horton Heat is preaching at the hollow-bodied pulpit, the faithful are guaranteed one hell of a service. These days, Heat and his Texas-bred trio are spreading the g...

    by Hobart Rowland on April 30, 1998
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