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thread by thread legend

by Art Chantry: meet nudie cohn, king of country flash and trash. his business “nudie, the rodeo tailor” was supplying the country western world with the loudest brightest glitteriest KUSTOM KULTURE western wear this side of the pecos. his hollywood … Continue reading

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no No NO

Jesse Marinoff Reyes: the ¬†GREATEST NO DEPRESSION COVERS OF ALL TIME. But who am I to judge? Perhaps because I’d been looking over Alden’s shoulder for the entirety of No Depression’s 75-issue run (plus three “bookazines”) and providing commentary and … Continue reading

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take off your hat when the hearse passes

God always seems to be bumping into an atheist’s head in the most unexpected places. There was always Voltaire fessin’ up on his deathbed.His almost comic anti-semitism attributed to a repressed piety and faith. But, then he was always angling … Continue reading

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when we were fab: takin’ the a train

Don Hunstein was the staff photographer for Columbia in the early to mid 1960′s and worked with well known art directors at the label like John Berg and Bob Cato. In the LP era the album cover was a complementary … Continue reading

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one of the boys: men in long black coats

John Lennon was once quoted as saying¬† that Bob Dylan was intentionally opaque in his lyrics so as to position himself as “secure in his hipness”. It is often taken that Dylan provided the Beatles with the understanding of depth, … Continue reading

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