Vernon Wray

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    February 14, 2012

    Happy Birthday Arizona: 100 Songs that Define Arizona, Pt. 1

    Editor's Note: An abridged version of this article appears in this week's issue, featuring 100 Songs that Defined Arizona. In celebration of Arizona's centennial, we've rounded up sound clips for (almost) everyone featured in our list, and will be rolling them out over the course of the week. "Not ... More >>

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    February 9, 2012
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    December 12, 2011

    10 Favorite Reissues and Compilations of 2011: Jason P. Woodbury

    ​Welcome to the first installment of Up on the Sun's 2011 Review. Over the next week, editor Jason P. Woodbury and the staff will countdown their favorite songs, shows, national and local releases of 2011. Earlier this year, someone called me "an old soul." A little earlier, someone joked t ... More >>

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    March 30, 2011

    Vernon Wray: Wasted (1972)

    ​Welcome to Obscuro, a feature where Up on the Sun dives deep into the world of vinyl oddities: private press jobs, major label cast-offs, and general thrift shop clutter that's thus far escaped anyone's attention. These LPs have been hiding out, collecting dust, until we come along, investigate, ... More >>