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Isaac Josephson


  • Phish Cover Velvet Underground for Vegas Soiree

    Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas, October 31,1998

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  • Bigger, Better, Faster, moe.

    The wanky "Tin Cans and Car Tires" may put jam band on the radio

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  • Ol' Blue Eyes Is Mourned

    As the weekend passed, plans unfolded for the funeral and legacy of Frank Sinatra. The leader and last living member of the famed Brat Pack will be remembered at a private vigil Tuesday night conducted by Cardinal Roger Mahony at the Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Beverly Hills, Calif. Funeral services will be held the […]

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  • The Last Trip: Unfinished Dead Music

    Vince Welnick talks about unfinished Grateful Dead album

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  • Live Report: Jeff Tweedy

    Lounge Ax, Chicago, March 26, 1998

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  • Sonny Bono Dead At 62

    Entertainer turned congressman Sonny Bono was found dead Monday night. Bono died after hitting a tree and suffering head injuries while skiing at Lake Tahoe's Heavenly Ski Resort on the Nevada side of the California-Nevada border. Bono was reported missing at 7 p.m. local time and his body was found approximately two hours later. Born […]

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  • INXS Members Say Rumors Not True

    Mercury Records announced yesterday that, contrary to rumors, INXS is not auditioning new lead singers to take the place of the late Michael Hutchence. Although both print and television news reported that auditions were being held in New York, London and Sydney, the band's manager, Martha Troup, said, "Right now the band and I are […]

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  • INXS Singer Found Dead In Sydney Hotel Room

    INXS lead singer Michael Hutchence was found dead in a Sydney, Australia hotel room shortly before noon local time on Saturday, Nov. 22. After Hutchence failed to appear for a morning appointment with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, a Ritz Carlton employee entered and found the body hanging in the room. Local authorities removed a leather […]

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  • Green Day's "Nimrod" Charts At No. 10

    Green Day is "hitchin' a ride" up the charts with their new release, Nimrod. The album sold 81,000 copies its first week in the stores, securing the No. 10 slot on the Billboard album chart. The band is excited about their third album, and is very involved in devising schemes to bring them closer to […]

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  • Verve Single Tops Charts But Success Is Bittersweet

    The Verve gets backhanded on their way back. After a two-year recording hiatus, the band released their most popular single to date, only to have 100 percent of the royalties go to former Rolling Stones manager, Allen Klein. Klein, who came on as the Stones' manager in 1968 and who owns the rights to much […]

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