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I Felt My Guts Were Going to Come Out

I Felt My Guts Were Going to Come Out

‘I Felt My Guts Were Going to Come Out’: Mauch Chunk Musicians Remember Their First Unforgettable Songs   By Geoff Gehman   You never forget the first song you couldn’t forget. That first tune that hooks you, line and sinker, is much more than a first-class ticket to music’s magical mystery tour. The chords that ... Read More
 
Adventurer in Utopia

Adventurer in Utopia

Adventurer in Utopia A Q&A with Kasim Sulton   By Geoff Gehman   Kasim Sulton had a host of adventures in Utopia, his 1976-86 band, school and traveling amusement park. Performing live with a prop pyramid. Recording an album of Beatles parody tributes. Writing a hit song about freeing himself from a recording contract. Playing ... Read More
 
Cracked Actor

Cracked Actor

Cracked Actor A Q&A with Jason Bambery Of ‘BowieLIVE’   By Geoff Gehman   Jason Bambery holds the unofficial world record for most tribute bands fronted during a single gig. Last year a crowd at Radio Radio, an Indianapolis club, witnessed him perform the lead vocals of John Lennon, Prince, Axl Rose, the Cure’s Robert ... Read More
 
Let It Out

Let It Out

Let It Out A Q&A with Gina Chavez   By Geoff Gehman   Gina Chavez was a beam of light long before the 2018 release of her EP “Lightbeam.” In 2013-16 the singing, composing, guitar-playing, video-starring band leader won nine Austin Music Awards for her infectious Latin-American blend of R&B, rock and folkloric soul. As ... Read More
 
(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Musician

(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Musician

(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Musician A Q&A with Deb De Lucca   By Geoff Gehman   “Tapestry” has long been one of Deb De Lucca’s favorite musical tapestries. As a youngster she practically wore out the grooves of her mother’s copy of Carole King’s rainbow quilt of heart-and-soul songs threaded with folk, ... Read More
 
Mirror Ball

Mirror Ball

Mirror Ball A Q&A with Marcia Ball By Geoff Gehman   Marcia Ball sings and plays piano with her legs crossed, the left one swinging freely and in time. The unusual alignment allows her to swivel easily between musicians, listeners and keys. It’s also a distinctive signature of a 70-year-old musician who swivels easily between ... Read More