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  • 18 years ago | Music News

    The Wilsons The Wilsons (Mercury Records) With the wretched Wilson Phillips, Carnie and Wendy Wilson--along with childhood chum Chynna Phillips--cashed in on a fleeting pop moment. At the dawn of this decade, progeny rock managed to unite proud ba...

  • 18 years ago | Music News

    Thomas Ades Life Story (EMI Classics) Ever wonder who the next big thing will be in the shrinking world of classical music? Didn't think so. But there's an encouraging noise goosing the genre's increasing irrelevance. It's the sound that comes fro...

  • 18 years ago | Music News

    Various artists Beg, Scream and Shout: The Big Ol' Box of '60s Soul (Rhino Records) Blame it on The Big Chill. The 1983 celluloid blowjob for the baby-boomer set not only created a mid-'80s explosion of oldies radio ("music for the Big Chill gener...

  • 19 years ago | Music News

    Magnus Sveningsson says the Cardigans aren't as happy, happy, joy, joy as they sound. "I hope we fool listeners to think we only play happy songs," says the bass player and chief lyricist for the fluffy pop band from Sweden. "I hope people like th...

  • 19 years ago | Music News

    Vanessa Daou Slow to Burn (MCA) Virgin Island jazz-pop/dance diva Vanessa Daou and her producer/instrumentalist husband Peter Daou earned the favorable notice of dance-club feminists in 1994 with Zipless, an album that set the poetry and occasiona...

  • 19 years ago | Music News

    Toots and the Maytals Time Tough: The Anthology (Island) The 30-year career of Frederick "Toots" Hibbert and his band the Maytals traces the story of Jamaican pop music. A ska originator who initially nudged early '60s soul into an irresistible is...

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