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G E Light
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G E Light was born in Tallahassee, Florida and has lived in IL, Sweden, Germany, MA, Yorkshire, London, and the Bay Area. Currently he lives in Starkville, MS. He began his radio career at URY, the UK’s oldest legally independent radio station. He was involved with KZSU, Stanford for a decade serving as both Chief Announcer and General Manager, while writing a dissertation on beer and Shakespeare. His current radio show, “One Bourbon One Scotch, One Beer” is part of WMSV Mississippi State’s The Juke Sunday Blues programming.


Reviews

Monday, August 31 2009

Drive-By Truckers + The Whigs: 23 July 2009 - The Shoals Theatre, Florence, AL

The Drive-By Truckers play their hometown of Florence, Alabama for the first time in five years.


Blogs

Wednesday, August 19 2009

What Made the Wedding Present Great (1985-1991)

The genius of the early Wedding Present was the tense interplay between David Gedge's heartfelt yet quotidian lyrics of love and loss and Pete Solowka's mad, banjo-like strumming.


Wednesday, July 29 2009

Musical Genius & Its Discontents (ii): British-style

Part 2 of our video venture through lost musical geniuses discovers an unhappier tradition in The UK, where comebacks are not de rigeur! Exemplars include Joe Meek, Brian Jones, Syd Barrett, and Ian Curtis.


Monday, July 20 2009

Musical Genius & Its Discontents (i): American Style

F. Scott Fitzgerald was wrong. Artists as various as Roky Erickson, Brian Wilson and Shuggie Otis prove there are second acts in American popular music.


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