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1994 Stories by John Jesitus

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  • THE MARSHALL PLAN

    published December 14, 1994

    You might not expect the author of such sunny-sounding pop near-classics as "Someday, Someway" to have a testy bone in his body. But there's more... More >>

  • PLAYLISTIN BRIEF

    published November 30, 1994

    Various Artists Woodstock '94 (A&M) Didn't I read about this on a Pepsi twelve-pack?--Michael Roberts Sade The Best of... More >>

  • HOW SWEET IT IS

    published November 30, 1994

    Judging by what he's seen and heard from his local and national contemporaries, Tony Achilles, a 25-year-old singer/guitarist with the Denver... More >>

  • PLAYLIST

    published November 16, 1994

    Barbra Streisand The Concert (Columbia) Streisand has dedicated at least the most recent ten years of her career to trumpeting her own... More >>

  • PLAYLIST

    published November 2, 1994

    Soul Coughing Ruby Vroom (Slash/Warner Bros.) If you had any doubt that lead vocalist M. Doughty used to review music (for the New... More >>

  • PLAYLIST

    published October 12, 1994

    R.E.M. Monster (Warner Bros.) Anyone who assumed, after perusing the ink already spilled over this, that Monster would sound like a... More >>

  • WORDS OF MOUTH

    published October 5, 1994

    Boulder poet Benjamin Porter Lewis isn't your average mountain-town java-joint junkie. If his streetwise delivery and frizzy near-dreads don't... More >>

  • PLAYLIST

    published September 28, 1994

    Liz Phair Whip-Smart (Matador) Rock-critic types have treated the release of Whip-Smart with reverence suggestive of the second... More >>

  • BUT WHAT ABOUT BETTY?

    published August 31, 1994

    There's nothing ladylike about Veronica. The Boulder-based trio--guitarist/vocalist Ted Thacker, drummer John Call and bassist Vernon "Tom"... More >>

  • LATE BLOOMERS

    published August 17, 1994

    For the last couple of years, the Gin Blossoms have seen more of the road than Bob Hope in his prime. Since the 1992 release of the album New... More >>

  • PLAYLIST

    published August 10, 1994

    Various Artists The Lion King: The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (Walt Disney) On the heels of the relatively strong material... More >>

  • MEET THE LOAF

    published August 3, 1994

    Just like the lunchroom staple for which he's named, Meat Loaf is a mixture of many elements. The one he seems to prefer is rebellion: By way of... More >>

  • HEARTS AND FLOWERS

    published July 27, 1994

    "We're the most insecure band in Denver," says Heather Dalton, vocalist for the Shrinking Violets. Adds Alex Slagg, the group's guitarist: "I... More >>

  • FAMILY MATTERS

    published July 6, 1994

    Call the Denver rock scene incestuous and you'll likely get no argument from the members of Somebody's Sister. In retelling the group's history,... More >>

  • LOCAL ATTRACTION

    published June 8, 1994

    John Carter has his work cut out for him. In a city where there's a Sound Warehouse in nearly every strip mall, Carter is trying to carve a niche... More >>

  • NO JACKET REQUIRED

    published April 20, 1994

    Jonas Tauber, the 26-year-old principal cellist for the Boulder Philharmonic, has some complaints about the marketing of the classics. "I don't... More >>

  • LETCH AS LETCH CAN

    published March 30, 1994

    Chandelaria, back-up chanteuse for the Boulder-based quintet called the Letches, puts it succinctly: "The Letches are a slap in the face to the... More >>

  • HAVE SINCERITY, WILL TRAVEL

    published March 16, 1994

    David Wilcox--known for his adventurous guitar tunings and sensitive-guy song stylings--seeks to take listeners to a higher plane not just... More >>

  • FEATS OF THE CLAYMORES

    published March 9, 1994

    If your idea of a good time involves tales of heartache and mass murder set to the same three chords that have served songwriters from Hank... More >>

  • FIT TO BE TYLER

    published February 2, 1994

    "I still don't know why you want to talk to me," says Denver singer-songwriter-producer Bob Tyler. "I don't feel famous." Perhaps not, but he... More >>

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