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Remembering My First Gig

Johnny Pierre circa 1966 Verdun, France I remember my first gig as if it took place yesterday.  In October of 1966.  I was 15 years old and playing in a trio that went by the name of US …Read more

How Radio Lost Its Groove



In recent years, it has become obvious that radio, at least as the entity that I grew up with in my teenage and young adult years, has lost its groove.  These days,…

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Out of Order: the new Freelance Vandals album

Freelance Vandals lineup 1981 Left to right: "Diamond" Ray Finch, Jack Finch, Chuck Ciany Billy "the Mountain" Cairns, Mike Adams & Johnny Pierre


Over the past couple of years, I’ve been curating…

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