#12 September/October 2006

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#12: September/October 2006FEATURES

LITTLE RICHARD: A MERRY CHASE Come for the ride as Dan Guilfoyle follows the twist and turns of one of rock’s most recognizable, yet mercurial, artists. Whoooooo!

ONE MAN’S HARMONICA: Harp Legend Charlie Musselwhite shares his journey and his baggage—thankfully, one of the most portable instruments this side of a comb

DEPARTMENTS

Suzanne CadgeneFrom the Publisher: Music for the ages… or music for just one second? The uniquely transient and mysterious nature of a universal art form

Influences: Paul Oscher & Rod PiazzaInfluences: Paul Oscher and Rod Piazza on the ins and outs of harmonicas and how one went solo while the other went full band

Kickin’ in Your Stall:
Dealing with Devil Divas down on Main Street. Sometimes root musicians forget our homely roots

Festivals: From the Atlantic to the Pacific, with a stop for gas along the way. Three can’t-miss festivals. What a trip!

On the Record: Billy Joel leads off, surrounded by women like Ani DiFranco, Maria Muldaur, Janiva Magness, the Zozo Sisters and Shanon McNally. Guess why Kinky Friedman’s on the same pages, grinnin’

Collecting: You can find him at a record store near you?he’s hiding in the bins. How to collect Little Richard

Also Appearing: Mark Knopfler and Emmylou Harris, two of the purist sounds alive, together; a simple film about a simple man, Big George Brock; Coming to a marina near you: the Clearwater Festival, with Pete Seeger himself

Re. Issues: Steve Miller band with a fitting blockbuster 30th Anniversary set; the Kingston Trio, acoustic as hell but now digital, prove they can still make us smile

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