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2001 Stories by John Jesitus

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  • John Mellencamp

    published November 29, 2001

    If that heart attack several years back wasn't proof that the Hoosier half-pint is running out of steam, this CD is. Clocking in at just over... More >>

  • Donnie Iris

    published October 25, 2001

    According to this CD's liner notes, the 55-year-old Iris is "still electrifying audiences today." If that's the case, one wonders why this... More >>

  • Demolition Band

    published September 13, 2001

    If truth is stranger than fiction, the Judas Priest saga is one that somebody should make a movie about. In fact, somebody has, sort of. Rock... More >>

  • Various Artists

    published August 16, 2001

    Need proof that the tribute-album concept is as played out as Keith Moon's life span? This collection offers it in spades. Granted, there are a... More >>

  • Cousteau

    published August 9, 2001

    A master at indulging the exquisite ache of romantic longing, Cousteau comes off like an absinthe-sipping amalgam of del Amitri without the... More >>

  • Various Artists

    published July 19, 2001

    Garnered from a series of 1999 shows that featured a who's who of contemporary pickers and twangers, Concerts for a Landmine Free World is... More >>

  • Electric Company

    published June 21, 2001

    For a man whose band is attempting to recapture a spot atop the hard-rock heap after nearly a decade of commercial doldrums, you might expect Cult... More >>

  • Stereophonics

    published May 31, 2001

    On this long player, the members of Britain's newest Next Big Thing show they might have just enough Oasis in them to avoid becoming this year's... More >>

  • Donny Osmond, Rick Springfield

    published May 10, 2001

    What becomes an aging pretty boy most? Judging from these releases, a dogged determination to live in the past trumps aging gracefully any day.... More >>

  • The Kids Are All Right

    published April 19, 2001

    From Swallow Hill to Schenectady, open-stage jam sessions tend to bring out the kid in even the most aging artists. So imagine what might happen... More >>

  • Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band

    published April 19, 2001

    This two-CD set finds the 51-year-old Boss in better form than any voice coach could ever have predicted. Sure, neither he nor saxman Clarence... More >>

  • Rob Halford

    published February 8, 2001

    This disc finds the former voice of Judas Priest straddling the classic metal stylings for which he's revered in many quarters and more... More >>

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