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    HIT PICK

    Bleecker Street, Friday, January 5, at Cheers, is one of those bands that's easy to overlook; its predominant qualities (reliability, good fellowship, fine musicianship) don't always grab listeners the way they should. But Ben Stevens, Washboard Chaz...

    by Michael Roberts on January 3, 1996
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    CRITIC'S CHOICE

    Steve Forbert, Tuesday, January 9, at the Little Bear in Evergreen, enjoyed a brief vogue in the late Seventies and early Eighties: He earned ecstatic reviews for his first album (1978's Alive on Arrival), a hit single, "Romeo's Tune," from his secon...

    by Michael Roberts on January 3, 1996
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    MOTHER KNOWS BEST

    If it's true what they say about nice guys finishing last, the members of Denver-based Carolyn's Mother won't be crossing the finish line anytime soon. After musing that they might be too inoffensive to get noticed, vocalist Rhett Lee says, "We're go...

    by Susan Dunlap on January 3, 1996
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    THE GOODS - THERE WEREN'T THOUSANDS OF FIRST-RATE RECORDS RELEASED IN 1995. BUT THERE WERE NINETY.

    part 1 of 2 Far be it from us to contradict Frank Sinatra, but in many ways, it was not a very good year. Commercial music stagnated to a large degree during the past twelve months. While a few new and exciting artists appeared on the national s...

    by Michael Roberts on December 27, 1995
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    CRITIC'S CHOICE

    Ozzy Osbourne, with Korn, Monday, December 31, at McNichols Arena, has reneged on his retirement, and who can blame him? During his gory days with Black Sabbath, he was routinely pilloried by social watchdog groups, and his music was sneeringly regar...

    by Michael Roberts on December 27, 1995
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    THE GOODS

    part 2 of 2 FOLK Arcady, Many Happy Returns A lot of Irish music is dour; its obsession with questions of mortality and faith can constitute too much baggage for the average Joe. But you'll get none of that from Arcady. This is a dance band, alb...

    by Michael Roberts on December 27, 1995
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    HIT PICK

    Brethren Fast, Saturday, December 30, at Cricket on the Hill, is well named. The threesome is built on the guitar of Don Messina and bass-ic thumping by his brother Mik. Likewise, the tempos they utilize most often are quick, quicker and quickest. So...

    by Michael Roberts on December 27, 1995
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    WALKER ON THE WILD SIDE

    Musically speaking, Gregory Walker is a hard man to figure out. And he's not about to make things any simpler by explaining himself. "Well, I'll start off with this disclaimer," he says. "For some reason--maybe it's narcissism--I love to hear peo...

    by Linda Gruno on December 20, 1995
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    HIT PICK

    Foreskin 500, Tuesday, December 26, at the Bluebird Theater, should shake you out of the post-holiday doldrums. The boys, who've been known to air out their private parts in public a time or two, are working on their second album for the Basura impri...

    by Michael Roberts on December 20, 1995
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    CRITIC'S CHOICE

    Spell, with Fox Force 5, Friday, December 22, at the Bluebird Theater, hasn't achieved the national breakthrough for which many locals were hoping: The band's 1994 bow for Island Records, Mississippi, was first-rate, but it got lost in the avalanche ...

    by Michael Roberts on December 20, 1995
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    MUSIC BY FAMOUS PEOPLE

    part 2 of 2 Emmylou Harris Wrecking Ball (Elektra) Harris has an exquisite voice that's especially moving when contrasted with the right male's: Witness the poignant majesty of her duets with the late Gram Parsons and the coloratura that she c...

    by Michael Roberts on December 20, 1995
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    MUSIC BY FAMOUS PEOPLE - THE SUPERSTARS WORTH PATRONIZING OR IGNORING THIS HOLIDAY SEASON.

    part 1 of 2 The Beatles Anthology, Volume 1 (Capitol/Apple) Anyone who expects this to be filled with fresh revelations is hereby advised to travel to India, track down the nearest maharishi and meditate until the delusion passes. To put it an...

    by Michael Roberts on December 20, 1995
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    PLAYLIST

    Ken Nordine Colors (Asphodel) Of all the discs released during the high-water-mark year of 1967, this is among the most obscure--and the most wonderful. Nordine, a longtime favorite of performers such as Tom Waits, is now in his mid-seventies, bu...

    by Joshua Green on December 13, 1995
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    HIT PICK

    The Throttlemen, with the Hillbilly Hellcats, Thursday, December 14, at the Bluebird Theater, is the latest vehicle whose pedal Denver rock veteran Rex Moser is mashing into the floorboards. His past efforts, in acts such as the Pi nk and the Flatlan...

    by Michael Roberts on December 13, 1995
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    CRITIC'S CHOICE

    Sublime, with Guttermouth and Skankin' Pickle, Friday, December 15, at the Ogden Theatre, created a small cult masterpiece in 1992--the album 40 Oz. to Freedom. Since then, these Southern Californians have continued to produce an u nusual blend of lo...

    by Joshua Green on December 13, 1995
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    JUST SAY NOEL - THIS YEAR'S CHRISTMAS DISCS PROVIDE SOME ROUGH SLEDDING.

    It's not easy to make creative holiday music. Writing a seasonal classic is all but impossible; besides, it takes years to know if you've succeeded. And while it's a snap to cover old favorites, the extraordinary familiarity of the material prevents ...

    by Michael Roberts on December 13, 1995
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    FORTUNATE SON

    That Son Volt's first album, Trace, makes excellent driving music has everything to do with the habits of the act's lead singer and guitarist, onetime Uncle Tupelo member Jay Farrar. "I did spend a lot of time driving from my home in New Orleans to M...

    by Joshua Green on December 13, 1995
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    EXCESSIVE FORCE

    "We're kind of like a comic book come to life," says Mark D., drummer for Denver's Fox Force 5. "Seriously, our persona is a cross between a comic book and, like, a bad, circa 1973, One Day at a Time sitcom joined together as one." The stage names...

    by John Jesitus on December 13, 1995
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    VELVETY GOODNESS - FROM SOUP TO NUTS WITH COURTNEY TAYLOR AND THE DANDY WARHOLS.

    Acting like you're famous while you're still a relative unknown often can lead to actual fame. That's a lesson many performers never learn, but Courtney Taylor already knows it by heart. The trippy, self-titled CD by his Portland-based band, the ...

    by Michael Roberts on December 13, 1995
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    PLAYLIST

    Meat Puppets No Joke! (London) For the Meat Puppets, the key has always been striking the right balance. When the Kirkwood brothers, Curt and Cris, and drummer Derrick Bostrom allow their music and words to drift on a patient narcotic breeze, the...

    by John Young on December 6, 1995
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