Kelly Wilson

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  • 5 years ago | Local Wire

    Electro-rockers Paper Tongues got their lucky break before they were gigging around their hometown of Charlotte, North Carolina — something that doesn't happen often in the fickle music industry. Brian West, who produced Nelly Furtado's Whoa...

  • 5 years ago | Concerts

    You should be proud, New Jersey. Your garden state is more than reality TV show guidos and guidettes, big hair, fist-pumping and GTL (gym, tan, laundry). You guys know how to rock. New Jersey has spawned legendary rock bands like Bon Jovi and Bruc...

  • 5 years ago | Local Wire

    Jersey Shore's offspring, Jerseylicious and Jersey Couture, are two trashy reality TV shows giving the Garden State a bad name right now. But not all things Jersey are as nauseating as the sight of Snooki without makeup. Take The Gaslight Anthem, ...

  • 5 years ago | Local Wire

    Guitar Shorty is in his 70s, yet the bluesman can still rock a mean blues guitar better than most youngsters. Shorty has been in the music industry for five decades, breaking into the business as a fixture in Ray Charles' band after working as an ...

  • 5 years ago | Local Wire

    Long before Ke$ha was making waves with her brand of sing-talk, Cake was tearing up the charts thanks to frontman John McCrea's rap-like style of sing-talking. Remember Cake, the Sacramento, California-based band whose music is filled with wordpla...

  • 5 years ago | Local Wire

    Tributes to John Denver run the gamut. Take the singer-songwriter's chart-topping hit song "Leaving on a Jet Plane" for example. It's been reborn as a rock song, reggae song, and even a punk song, covered by Liza Minnelli, Chantal Kreviazuk, Sligh...

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