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Jackson Steppin’ Out in New Re-Issues PDF Print E-mail
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Written by John James   
Tuesday, 07 August 2001 18:00
• Joe Jackson is getting the royal treatment on A&M Records’ re-issue of his first two albums this Tuesday. Both albums from 1979 are seminal pop songwriting, combining Jackson’s touching melodies and heartbroken sneer in hits such as “Is She Really Going Out with Him,” “It’s Different for Girls,” and “Fools in Love.

 
Peniston Returns to the QCs for a Band Reunion PDF Print E-mail
Feature Stories
Tuesday, 07 August 2001 18:00
• This Thursday will feature a couple of homecomings at some local taverns. The Ernie Peniston Band reunites for an August 9 show at O’Meara’s Pub in Bettendorf. Bo Butler, Joe Collins, and Tony Carton will join Peniston (front man for the Chicago Rhythm & Blues Kings) to perform blues tunes from his Quad Cities days.

 
Ya Maka Celebrates Its 10th Year with Some New Island Sounds PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 07 August 2001 18:00
Gearing up for its 10th year, the Caribbean-themed Ya Maka My Weekend continues a tradition of building on its past this Thursday through Saturday in The District of Rock Island. While last year saw the addition of a Mad Hatter division to the sand-volleyball tournament, the 2001 Ya Maka features comic Ngaio Bealum at the Funny Bone from Thursday through Saturday.

 
Costello Catalog Gets the Royal Treatment PDF Print E-mail
Music News
Written by John James   
Tuesday, 31 July 2001 18:00
• This Tuesday brings the super-sweet campaign by Rhino Records to re-present Elvis Costello’s stunning career. From the snot ‘n’ sneer youngster of his 1977 Columbia Records debut through the seasoned-songwriting-statesman years on the Warner Bros.

 
Pop from Outer Space PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 31 July 2001 18:00
Led by singer, songwriter, artist, and multi-instrumentalist Pat Stolley, the Quad Cities’ The Multiple Cat – on record, at least – is a one-man studio band to which various others contribute their talents periodically.

 
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