Not Lame Records' Jellyfish Story Is a Fitting Tribute

Not Lame Records' Jellyfish Story Is a Fitting Tribute

By Eric Rovie

This is the story of two talented Bay Area songwriters who create a pair of brilliant power pop records and then fade into obscurity. 19 Jan 2017 // 1:15 AM

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