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1999 Stories by Robert Wilonsky

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  • Young man inside an old man

    published August 26, 1999

    Groucho Marx once said that aging gracefully is the grandest oxymoron of all -- the big lie. After all, to age is to wrinkle, to wither, to... More >>

  • Journeymen of summer

    published August 19, 1999

    Whatever you do in this life, don't go looking for answers in a locker room. They just aren't there. You won't find them lying beneath the damp... More >>

  • Yankees, go home

    published August 19, 1999

    Texas Rangers fans don't need an entire book offering them reasons to hate the New York Yankees. The results of last year's American League... More >>

  • A family affair

    published August 19, 1999

    John Turturro may be best known as an actor, having appeared in such films as Do the Right Thing, Barton Fink, and Quiz Show,... More >>

  • Out There

    published August 19, 1999

    Prince The Vault...Old Friends 4 Sale (Warner Bros.... More >>

  • Son rise

    published August 19, 1999

    Julian Lennon always understood why critics hated him and why, ultimately, his audience abandoned him. But, for God's sake, it doesn't take a... More >>

  • KISS-ed off

    published August 12, 1999

    Do not be fooled: Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley, Ace Frehley, and Peter Criss receive top billing in Detroit Rock City, but KISS doesn't... More >>

  • Out There

    published August 12, 1999

    Tricky with DJ Muggs and Grease Juxtapose (Island... More >>

  • Taking the Wheel

    published August 12, 1999

    Once, during the early 1980s, Ray Benson and Asleep at the Wheel tried to escape from the enormous shadow that blanketed the Western swing band... More >>

  • Be like Mike

    published August 5, 1999

    It's so hot in Wichita Falls that the heat almost becomes a solid. The thermometer reads 107 degrees at this moment, with the heat index creeping... More >>

  • More Oar: A Tribute to the Skip Spence Album

    published August 5, 1999

    There's something rather romantic about the tale of the small, vanished musician who leaves behind a hint of genius buried beneath the debris of... More >>

  • Reel power

    published August 5, 1999

    It's 24 hours after meeting with Stephen Jarchow, and the only detail about the man that remains in the memory is how utterly unassuming he... More >>

  • Belo's sure got balls

    published July 29, 1999

    On Friday, it was announced that The Dallas Morning News' publisher, Belo Corp., purchased a minority stake in the Dallas Mavericks: 12.38... More >>

  • Dwight Yoakam, Willie Nelson

    published July 29, 1999

    There is perhaps no man in the music business as smart as Dwight Yoakam -- not necessarily biz smart (not a wise move wearing out "Crazy Little... More >>

  • Out There

    published July 29, 1999

    Detroit Rock City Detroit Rock City (Island/Def... More >>

  • Born again

    published July 22, 1999

    The field has been barren for nearly 30 years, a plot of land in Fort Worth where only ghosts by the names of Duke Snider and Irv Noren and so... More >>

  • Harry Connick Jr.

    published July 22, 1999

    Harry Connick Jr. and His Big Band It's been 10 years since Harry met Sally and birthed... More >>

  • Journey & Foreigner

    published July 22, 1999

    Journey, Foreigner Easy targets, both of these bands -- you can smell the... More >>

  • David Byrne

    published July 22, 1999

    Even at his "funkiest" -- and just try using that word with a straight face when talking about David Byrne -- the former art-schooler has as much... More >>

  • Ride with Ray

    published July 22, 1999

    Ride with Ray There is perhaps no better friend to the memory of Bob Wills and the... More >>

  • Love Hurts

    published July 22, 1999

    Chris Hillman knew Gram Parsons perhaps better than anyone, or at least as well as anyone could know a wealthy young man dedicated to living fast,... More >>

  • Slick 57

    published July 15, 1999

    Two discs in less than eight months -- you've got to respect the drive and ambition. And bless the boys for continuing to find inspiration in an... More >>

  • The Goal Line

    published July 8, 1999

    The photographs alone tell the story. Not just the faces in them, but the way the pictures fill every bit of free space left in the office of a... More >>

  • Macha

    published July 8, 1999

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  • Freedy Johnston

    published July 8, 1999

    Five years after his perfect record, This Perfect World, Freedy Johnston proves why it never pays to get too close to a singer-songwriter.... More >>

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