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Bob Dylan to release the “complete” Basement Tapes

The 11th installment in Bob Dylan’s official “Bootleg Series” will be an expanded version of an album that could be described as his first official bootleg release: The Basement Tapes, a 1975 release of recordings made with the Band in 1967. On Nov. 4, Dylan will release The The Basement Tapes Complete: The Bootleg Series Vol. 11, a […]

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Barb Abney’s 20th Afghan-Whigs-iversary

Tonight marks the 20th anniversary of the first time I saw the Afghan Whigs live on stage. They were part of a quadruple-bill at Dayton, Ohio’s Hara Arena that also featured Guided By Voices, New Bomb Turks, and headliners the Breeders. A local TV legend, The Cool Ghoul, was the emcee for the event. My best […]

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Afghan Whigs announce first new album in 16 years

1994 was a big year for me, musically. It was the year I began my radio career in the Cincinnati, Ohio area and the year that my favorite styles of music shifted from “big hair” to “alternative.” It was the year my best friend introduced me to the Afghan Whigs, a band that got their […]

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