Losering A Sotory of Whiskeytown

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TragicFig
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I dunno if I'll read the book, but I love WT, and Losering is one of my fav songs of all time.

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peainthepod wrote:
marialeon wrote:I also dun have ans wanna check out
thanks for sharing

pea
I agree. Thanks for sharing.

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marialeon wrote:I also dun have ans wanna check out
thanks for sharing

pea

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I also dun have ans wanna check out

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I liked the shit out of it. A lot of weird and funny bits, some unflattering. Funny that I agree with the author about much of the music, that is great and not so. Nothing at all like the Kot book.

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Post by thatbeat »

Menconi's a music writer out of the Triangle, think he submits for Spin mag as well. Definitely does the Raleigh newspaper.

Whiskeytown was a good band, definitely enjoyed Strangers Almanac, Faithless Street demos was a good one too. Caitlin Cary was a great compliment to RA's singing, she's got some good solo stuff out. Always thought RA got fed up with everyone trying to add their own thing to his songs...

Wondering if this is worth the read. I might wait for Jay's book.

Menconi is no Greg Kot (i hope). :shock:

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Post by Grifterwithafunnylittleha »

I read it yesterday. Book's okay; really fast read. Kinda laundry-listy of the whole Whiskeytown "phenom." If you can call it that. I blew off WT during those days. Had no time for antics running around North Carolina before and after hiking the AT. Had enough handling my own experiences. Right there in the book, the narrative peters off.

I love Ryan Adams' songs and contributions to live rock-and-roll, but this book kind of evoked the feelings alot of people had about Ryan through their lifetime. I think there is a good bit of me, myself and I for all involved throughout the years. Don't hate the PLAYA!!!!!!!!!! Long live Ryan Adams!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Love,
Pony

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I've asked Santa (my wife) for it.

Tim in the ATL

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Post by Tokyo Fan »

I've ordered the sample for my kindle. Thanks for the heads up.

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Nice. I have not, but definitely want to check that out.

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Losering A Sotory of Whiskeytown

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Anyone else read this yet? Some interesting Farrar/UT stuff on the early influence of Whiskeytown.

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