Larry Crowley

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  • 15 years ago | Music News

    Sandy Lovejoy met Tim Cole through a newspaper love-match ad. A few weeks later, they were married. About eight months after the wedding, on February 1, she was dead, a victim of cancer. In between the two events lived dreams of sailing off into f...

  • 21 years ago | Music News

    It's called Cactus Rose Theater now, but old-timers surely will remember it as the Kiva, a pornographic video store and movie theatre that embarrassed the bejesus out of the surrounding tourista emporiums in Old Town Scottsdale. Now, however, the ...

  • 21 years ago | Music News

    BeauSoleil L'Echo (Forward/Rhino) Cajun music is a curious beast. At times it can make for a glorious jolt to the soul. Other times it can be annoying as hell. BeauSoleil is a bit of both on L'Echo, a collection of old-timey Cajun cover songs. The...

  • 21 years ago | Music News

    His fan club includes the nation's top two executives (he played at President Clinton's inaugural), as well as staunch admirers like gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson. Now, after more than 25 years of road work and as many albums, Jerry Jeff Wal...

  • 21 years ago | Music News

    Willy DeVille Backstreets of Desire (Forward) Since DeVille's last effort, Tower Records stopped stocking vinyl, Doc Pomus passed away and John Cougar went Mellencamp. What hasn't changed is DeVille's voice (except it's got a lot more phlegm in it...

  • 21 years ago | Music News

    Perhaps the event that most influenced Iris DeMent's professional trajectory occurred before she was born. See, her father had been a fiddler--and a good one, too. Iris, the youngest of 14 children born to Patric and Flora Mae DeMent of the cotton...