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1990 Stories by Louis Windbourne

Archives: 1990 | 1989
  • THE YEAR OF LISTENING DANGEROUSLY

    published December 26, 1990

    Prowl through our hit list of 1990's killer tunes, lyrics and riffs 1. FASTER PUSSYCAT Rubaiyat "You're So Vain" (Elektra). For anyone... More >>

  • -CHORTLES

    published October 24, 1990

    Anyone who thinks the blues ain't nothin' but a doggone heart disease needs a stiff dose of Little Charlie and the Nightcats. This... More >>

  • WOLF GANG'S PLUCK

    published October 17, 1990

    In its heyday, Chicago produced some of the best bluesmen ever. Legendary names like Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Willie Dixon, and Otis... More >>

  • MUMBO GUMBOTHE NEVILLE BROTHERS SERVE UP A MUSICAL MARDI GRAS

    published September 26, 1990

    The Neville Brothers take a back seat to no one when it comes to reflecting New Orleans' diversity of influences and wealth of talent.... More >>

  • SUICIDAL SOLUTION

    published August 15, 1990

    If there's anything televangelists, cops, PMRC censors and members of Phil Donahue's studio audience don't like, it's Suicidal... More >>

  • THE WAY OF ALL FLASHCELEBRITY SKIN SHOWS A GLITZ PERSONALITY

    published May 30, 1990

    Celebrity Skin is sick of blue-jeans-and-tee-shirt guitar-pop bar-hero bands. The group wants to bring glitter and glamour back to rock... More >>

  • RECORDINGS

    published April 25, 1990

    Where the Heck Is Mr. Fun? (Or Up and Down the Donut With Frank) (Local tape) Galen Herod has always come off like a lovable spaz on... More >>

  • BACK IN THE USSR THIN WHITE ROPE CONQUERSTHE SOVIET UNION AND LEAVES WITH A SILVER ALBUM

    published April 25, 1990

    When Thin White Rope visited the Soviet Union in late 1988, the band brought back more than caviar and a photo of the Kremlin. It experienced... More >>

  • Secret Agent Band

    published April 11, 1990

    If today's rock 'n' roll philosophy of sight over sound and style over substance has taught bands anything, it's the art of shocking... More >>

  • Blues Panther

    published March 21, 1990

    During the past thirty years, everyone from Elvis to the Rolling Stones has acknowledged rock 'n' roll's debt to Willie Dixon, recording... More >>

  • The Men Who Love Women

    published February 21, 1990

    Don't expect to see bleached-blonde bimbos in black-leather microskirts bouncing their curves across the TV screen if Nomeansno ever... More >>

  • The Sauce Of His Content

    published February 14, 1990

    Bluesman James Harman called his latest album Extra Napkins out of his fondness for saucy barbecue. But the title easily might've... More >>

  • Thrash in the Jam

    published February 7, 1990

    If you close your eyes at a Sticky Thang show, it's not hard to transport yourself back nearly ten years in time to a place called... More >>

  • Howlin' Globetrotter

    published January 17, 1990

    Before Bon Jovi, before Billy Joel, even before glasnost, Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown took American music behind the Iron Curtain. But... More >>

  • Beat Crazy

    published January 3, 1990

    It seems like just another fraternity beer party. There's a band on-stage and cerveza in the keg. Prepped-out college types are toasting... More >>

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