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2003 Stories by J. Konkel

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  • Anson Funderburgh and the Rockets

    published October 22, 2003

    2003 marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of Anson Funderburgh and the Rockets, or so claim the press materials hyping the release of the... More >>

  • Clean Living

    published September 17, 2003

    The comparisons were immediate: Chris Duarte was the new Stevie Ray Vaughan. The latter had been dead for four years when Duarte's first proper... More >>

  • Something Muddy This Way Comes

    published August 27, 2003

    St. Louis' ongoing love affair with the blues is hardly a secret. In the 90 years since W.C. Handy penned his famed "St. Louis Blues," the city... More >>

  • 2003 Music Awards

    published June 18, 2003

    Editor's note: A correction ran concerning this story; see end of article. Best Rap Recording of... More >>

  • Magic Slim and the Teardrops

    published May 28, 2003

    It's not as though Magic Slim is wallowing in obscurity. Any record store that boasts even a nominal selection of blues titles usually... More >>

  • Honey, Is That You?

    published May 14, 2003

    There's no shortage of opinion when it comes to Chuck Berry. Over the years, he's been both revered and reviled by those who have crossed his... More >>

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