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1996 Stories by Michael Corcoran

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  • When the well runs dry

    published May 9, 1996

    Ten years ago it would've been a major event in my life--receiving a new Elvis Costello album in the mail--but when I got All This Useless Beauty... More >>

  • Listening for Mr. Goodbar

    published April 25, 1996

    Let's say you're single, and you meet someone interesting and attractive--maybe at a party or on the job, wherever. You have a nice conversation... More >>

  • Big balls

    published April 4, 1996

    "After Show Only" backstage passes are concert promoters' version of a good news-bad news joke. The good news is that you can go backstage. The... More >>

  • The Morse code

    published March 21, 1996

    When they were booked on the same Ed Sullivan Show episode in 1956, Elvis Presley told Ella Mae Morse that listening to her sassy '40s records,... More >>

  • Out Here

    published March 7, 1996

    Pompadour circumstance Rockinitis Ronnie Dawson Crystal Clear Sound On hearing the news that Crystal Clear Sound was... More >>

  • Roadshows

    published February 8, 1996

    Slip and slide Pavement was playing Lollapalooza in Austin on the day that Jerry Garcia didn't wake up. A reporter, sent to do a reaction... More >>

  • Dead man rapping

    published January 25, 1996

    His mother begged him not to sue. Rapper Tracy "The D.O.C." Curry says this in a rasp that sounds a little like resurrection's whisper and a lot... More >>

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