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the 919, another indie hub, home to superchunk, archers of loaf, merge, mammoth, carrboro, shrimp and grits at crooks corner, the university, where I once saw a raushenberg show, yardleys

Open letter to Jimbo: isn’t it time, baby?

OR TO HIS AGENT AND PUBLICIST Hello, [NAME OF AGENT]: Ask Jimbo if he wants to play a free show Sunday August 4 in Palo Alto, downtown at Lytton Plaza*. Afternoon, daylight. It would be a makeup to a cancelled … Continue reading

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Merge at 30

Merge at 30 is a party for the record label located in Chapel Hill, North Carolina or Carrboro, July 24-27, 2019. That implies the label was founded in 1989. I first heard about Merge or attended a Superchunk event at … Continue reading

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3 wishes: Archers Of Loaf playing ‘Web in Front’ at starting line of SF/2

#2, hearing “Wrong” recede from sound as I proceed up the Embarcadero #3, THREE MORE WISHES

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Three Davidson alumni sports trading cards


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Hi, Jamie

b/w Jack Kerouac Lowell High Football #35 2013 bobble-head doll spotted above the bar at Old Pro sports bar in Palo Alto, the home town of Beat poet Lew Welch edit to add: Jamie Stewart as a duo called Xiu … Continue reading

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Happy new year or ‘Oy vey’ yo musician and activist Si Kahn

I had repressed the memory but suddenly recall his wonderful workshop how old a Dartmouth spring of my junior year Two thousand seventeen  lifetime achievement award from the folk alliance   . Maybe EarthWise productions can bring him out here. … Continue reading

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Joc Pederson homers and homelies in best month ever

  The guy who was the first PCL players since Lefty O’Doul to have 30 homers and 30 steals in same season also had a World Series home run and a 7 pound 11 once — she’s beuutifl excuse my … Continue reading

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