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1996 Stories by Marty Jones

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  • Playing the Classics

    published December 12, 1996

    "Country music is like Spam," claims disc jockey Rich Beall. "A lot of people don't want to admit to it, but they sure do like it." He pauses... More >>

  • Flat City

    published October 17, 1996

    Many of the performers whom Flat Duo Jets singer/guitarist Dexter Romweber numbers among his heroes were either long in the tooth or dead by the... More >>

  • Hey, Denver Joe

    published October 10, 1996

    It's a rainy Monday night in Denver, but a small crowd has braved the elements to hear a local legend. Denver Joe Vasquez, wearing a black... More >>

  • Amazing Feet

    published September 19, 1996

    "I play keyboards, guitar, harmonica and bass," mentions Jeffrey Marshall from the balcony of his downtown Denver apartment. This in itself is... More >>

  • Gone but Not Forgotten

    published August 15, 1996

    On August 16, 1977--nineteen years ago this week--Elvis Presley died. But while the general public believes he's at rest on the property of... More >>

  • 100 Proof Dash

    published August 8, 1996

    Life on the road can be fun for a traveling rock-and-roller--but according to Ned "Hoaky" Hickel, bassist for New Orleans-based Dash Rip Rock,... More >>

  • Going Nuts

    published July 25, 1996

    It's Saturday night at the Knights of Columbus hall in Brighton, Colorado, and about 250 people are mingling near the stage, waiting for the band... More >>

  • On the Skids

    published July 18, 1996

    Rick Miller, guitarist and frontman for Southern Culture on the Skids, has just returned from a European tour, and he's got trouble. "I've got to... More >>

  • Charge! It

    published June 6, 1996

    It's a Tuesday night in downtown Denver, and Chuck Shockney, music instructor, organ salesman and part-time musician, is preparing for another... More >>

  • Ralph's Top Service

    published May 9, 1996

    At eight o'clock at night in an Englewood industrial park, a single streetlight casts a milky glow on a simple wooden sign. It reads: "Ralph's Top... More >>

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