“You get the feeling that it’s a lot of oysters, but no pearls.” - Counting Crows



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Well, let me say the sinful part first — I am not a huge Beatles fan, and I like them; I don't live and breathe them.

And let's get this out of the way, too — holy crap, they all looked high af!

I like them and, as a music…


Manic Street Preachers & The Bang-Bang Club.

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* This article contains disturbing images.

If you've ever had a conversation with me about music, it's a safe bet that I've prattled on about either The Replacements or Manic Street Preachers. Depending on your perspective on luck, maybe both.

I'll skip the preamble on Manic Street Preachers, but after…

Rock and Roll

Van Halen — Diver Down (1982)

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Recently, I went to an '80s themed murder mystery party dressed as David Lee Roth (or Davey Lee Broth). And yes, it's tough to pull the Roth look off with a dark beard that's got a gray tint to it.

But I'm like the Daniel Day-Lewis of costumes, so naturally…

Keith R. Higgons

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