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Melting Rock Into Metal Again

Frank Black’s third solo album, The Cult of Ray, brings in David McCaffrey on bass and Scott Boutier on drums, who would remain in the lineup throughout the Catholics albums. Lyle Workman is still there on guitar, but Joey Santiago … Continue reading

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Here I Am in My Bucket Today, in the Middle

Frank Black’s second solo album, Teenager of the Year, is the first one I ever owned. I actually bought it from a guy in the student union building in my senior year of college. I had it for a while … Continue reading

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Prime Time Ain’t No Time to Think

1989 saw the release of the film UHF, which is funny and very quotable, but was not a commercial success. It starts “Weird Al” Yankovic as George Newman, a ne’er-do-well dreamer who finds himself managing a small television station, and … Continue reading

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