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The Salesman
Songwriter Vic Chesnutt works the dark route of the human heart. [01-25-99]
— Mark Jordan, MEMPHIS FLYER

An Enquiring Mind
With a hit solo record under her belt, Gangsta Boo is the undisputed queen of Memphis rap. [12-27-98]
— Echo Hattix, MEMPHIS FLYER

Can I Get a Witness?
"Just My Soul Responding" challenges the accepted relationship between the civil rights movement and '60s soul. [11-09-98]

Class Act
The Fugees' songbird turns in her homework, the Miseducation of Lauryn Hill. [10-19-98]

Polka Party
Brave Combo isn't afraid to play accordion music in a rock-and-roll world. [10-12-98]
— Mark Jordan, MEMPHIS FLYER

The Folken Word
Chris Chandler rails against society with a funky backbeat. [09-21-98]
— Mark Jordan, MEMPHIS FLYER

Songs For Emily
The latest from the Pawtuckets is a bittersweet elegy to the then and now. [08-24-98]
— Mark Jordan, MEMPHIS FLYER

Something Old, Something New
Lois Lane doesn't need a superman to make her music fly up the charts. [08-17-98]

Rockabilly Filly
Rosie Flores bridges the orginal rockers with today's neo-traditionalists. [08-10-98]
— Mark Jordan, MEMPHIS FLYER

Sing Me Back Home
Counting the virtues of the latest release from Lucinda Williams. [07-27-98]

He's Not Strange
After more than 30 years of making music, Keith Sykes continues to lead the way for Memphis singer/songwriters. [06-29-98]
— Mark Jordan, MEMPHIS FLYER

With his new album, Junior Brown cements his reputation as the king of the honky-tonk. [06-22-98]
— Mark Jordan, MEMPHIS FLYER

Sketch of a Ghost
The late Jeff Buckley's lastest release reveals an artist in his final transition. [06-01-98]
— Mark Jordan, MEMPHIS FLYER

Jazz pianist Marian McPartland celebrates a life lived in swing time. [05-18-98]
— Mark Jordan, MEMPHIS FLYER

Off the Backburner
Ex-Gin Blossom Robin Wilson returns to recording in Memphis with his new band, Pharaohs, in tow. [05-11-98]
— Mark Jordan, MEMPHIS FLYER

Breaking Up Is Hard To Do
New releases from Van Halen and Scott Weiland point to the plus and perils of going solo. [04-20-98]
— Mark Jordan, MEMPHIS FLYER

Somebody Say...
From the mines of South Africa to Graceland in Memphis, Tennessee, Ladysmith Black Mambazo sing like a dream. [02-09-98]
— Mark Jordan, MEMPHIS FLYER

Mississippi Moan
The Squirrel Nut Zippers' Jas. Mathus returns to his Delta roots to pay tribute to the blues pioneer's daughter who raised him. [02-02-98]
— Mark Jordan, MEMPHIS FLYER

The Ice Queen
A new three-CD anthology sets the record straight on British soul singer Dusty Springfield. [01-12-98]

The Accidental Bluesman
Rock drummer Coco Montoya turns out to be a very good blues guitarist. [12-15-97]
— Mark Jordan, MEMPHIS FLYER

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