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1999 Stories by John Floyd

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  • The Singer, Not the Songs

    published December 9, 1999

    Even before its release earlier this year, George Jones' Cold Hard Truth was already the most hugely hyped album in a recording... More >>

  • Short Cuts

    published December 9, 1999

    Guy Clark Cold Dog Soup More >>

  • Short Cuts

    published December 2, 1999

    Kevin Welch Beneath My Wheels (Dead... More >>

  • Short Cuts

    published October 21, 1999

    The Dixie Hummingbirds Music in the... More >>

  • Doo-wop Fantástico

    published October 7, 1999

    Because of the addlepated notion that rock 'n' roll is merely the music of rebellion and outrage, the delirious, romantic charms of doo-wop have... More >>

  • Short Cuts

    published August 26, 1999

    Paul Jones Pucker up Buttercup (Fat Possum) As the blues continues to work its way into the pop mainstream via... More >>

  • Dubbed Out

    published July 22, 1999

    There was something in his eyes, Augustus Pablo's inevitably reefer-blurred eyes, that was alternately haunting and sad, chilling and... More >>

  • Gospel Truth

    published July 17, 1999

    Gospel has been the bedrock of popular music since it was first recorded in the early 1900s. It was the first musical love of iconoclast rockers... More >>

  • Gospel Truth

    published July 8, 1999

    Gospel has been the bedrock of popular music since it was first recorded in the early 1900s. It was the first musical love of iconoclast rockers... More >>

  • Short Cuts

    published July 1, 1999

    Red Hot Chili Peppers Californication (Warner Bros.) Apparently, reports of the Red Hot Chili Peppers' creative demise were... More >>

  • Short Cuts

    published June 24, 1999

    Alex Chilton Like Flies on Sherbert (Peabody) Virtually ignored upon its limited-edition release in 1979 but subsequently hailed... More >>

  • Short Cuts

    published June 10, 1999

    T-Model Ford You Better Keep Still (Fat Possum) On his 1997 debut album, Pee-Wee Get My Gun, North Mississippi bluesman T-Model... More >>

  • Short Cuts

    published May 13, 1999

    Blur 13 (Virgin) In the well-worn realm of "theme" music, there is precious little new to be said about a handful of mossy... More >>

  • Short Cuts

    published January 14, 1999

    Various Artists Fit For Kings: A Compilation of Peripheral New Zealand Music (Drunken Fish) Birchville Cat Motel Siberian... More >>

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