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Excerpt: Evening’s Empire by BIll Flanagan

In this chapter, "The Drugs Don't Work," aging rock star Emerson Cutler and his manager, Jack Flynn, are seeking inspiration — and desperately trying to jumpstart his career.
An excerpt from Bill Flanagan’s new novel, Evening’s Empire , the true story of a band that never existed
By BILL FLANAGAN  |  February 05, 2010

The (other) British invasion


Five great bands from UK blues’ back pages
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  August 19, 2008
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Blues juniors

A guitar howls through the streets of downtown Chattanooga just as the sun begins to set, pealing out an elaborately improvised solo pasted onto the end of “Red House.”
Back Door Slam rejuvenate a British tradition
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  August 19, 2008
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Joe Bonamassa

Six CDs into his solo career, this singer and six-stringer from upstate New York has hit his artistic stride.
Sloe Gin | J+R Adventures
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  October 22, 2007
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A Bridge to the past

Anybody out there old enough to remember Burt Sugarman’s Midnight Special ?
Citadelle build a tower that spans the decades
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  September 19, 2007
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Sound Session 07’s musical melting pot

King and his crew’s “genre-defying” tag is real, and at no time is it more real than in the coming week.
Giant steps
By BOB GULLA  |  July 10, 2007