The debut album from Seattle's Pickwick is a shot of gritty, soulful rock 'n' roll, with sharp guitar stabs, light organ fills and a groovin' rhythm section, all hung out on the line of Galen Disston's passionate vocals. But it wasn't always so for the band. Pickwick's first incarnation was as a ... More >>
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U.S. Marshals ServiceEscapee John McCluskey being taken into custody last night.Any plans for a West-Virginia-style wedding for escaped Arizona prison inmate John McCluskey and his cousin/ fiancee, Casslyn Welch, will have to be put on hold. As you probably know, the two were busted at a campsite ... More >>
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