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2002 Stories by Charlie Bertsch

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  • Surprise Package

    published October 24, 2002

    Robert Bradley's Blackwater Surprise presents an intriguing picture. The band's namesake is a black, sightless, former street musician from... More >>

  • About to Burst

    published October 3, 2002

    Even though the band has been making music for a decade, people still wonder whether the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion is for real. No matter how... More >>

  • Mother Tongue

    published September 12, 2002

    The wail is always there. The songs are plusher now. They don't demand that you sit on the cold, hard floor. But somewhere, beneath what artists... More >>

  • Suzanne Vega

    published July 11, 2002

    Her voice is a glass of ice water in your sun-dazed hand. Yet its insistent cool can be a problem. As precise as her diction is, and no matter how... More >>

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