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Mission of Burma – Feb 9 at Regent Theatre

Roger Miller, Mission of Burma guitarist: “We’re not really grim people. We are in fact rather cheerful and we’re all in really good moods these days – although it doesn’t stop our music from being a little too intense.” Mission of Burma – which plays Regent Theatre Sunday Feb. 9 …

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Hawkwind Returns to the Wilbur March 13

Cancelled … again. …Sigh … I’ve long called Hawkwind a poor man’s Pink Floyd and I mean nothing negative in that. In fact, news of the English prog-rock band’s first US tour in 20 years is making me downright giddy. They’re at the Wilbur Theatre Thursday March 13 and fronted …

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Talking to Warren Zevon

I was talking to Warren Zevon, somewhere in the ’90s, about his touring. I liked him both solo acoustic and with full band, but it had been a while since I’d seen him with a full-tilt rock band. I wondered why and if we might see this some day. The …

The Tea Party: The Other Tea Party

     ongoing      On December 16, 1773, a band of dedicated Patriots gathered at the Old South Meeting House for what may be the most fateful political convention in American history. On that night, these liberty-loving locals decided to throw off the shackles of tyranny and rise up against their …

Roy Orbison Left the Building 25 Years Ago Today: A Last Talk

Two pieces on Roy Orbison. He died 25 years ago, Dec. 6. The RocksBackPages link is an extensive takeout – you have to register and email and password to read. Contains the full text of his last interview. http://www.rocksbackpages.com/Library/Article/king-of-hearts-roy-orbison-revisited-after-25-years Photo by Julie Kramer.   The Guardian piece is a story drawn exclusively …