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Steve Miller

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    April 20, 2012

    The Top 20 Greatest San Francisco Musicians: The Complete List

    See also: * The Top 20 Greatest San Francisco Musicians: Honorable Mentions Here they are -- the 20 greatest San Francisco musicians ever: 20. Cameron Paul Lists of pioneering American DJs often mention the usual suspects in New York and Chicago, but go back to the '70s and '80s and you'll find ... More >>

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    April 16, 2012

    The Top 20 Greatest San Francisco Musicians Ever, #20-16

    Choosing the best S.F. musicians is kinda like forcing yourself to choose your favorite Bay Area bridge: Whatever you pick, there's always a good reason to go with another answer. San Francisco has a well-earned reputation as one of the world's rock 'n' roll meccas, but its contributions to music ha ... More >>

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    November 25, 2011

    In The Soul Kitchen's DJ Harry Duncan on Working With Bill Graham, His Show at Amoeba, and the Battle to Save KUSF

    Harry Duncan has filled a lot of roles in his 61 years: Independent producer of black music for Bill Graham Presents; manager of artists like the Meters and Ornette Coleman, to name just a couple; original talent buyer at Slim's; and, currently, a consultant at Bimbo's 365 Club. Just a year ago, y ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2011

    Saturday: The Twilight Singers Perform Blackberry Belle at Great American Music Hall

    Maureen "Action" JacksonThe Twilight Singers at Great American Music Hall on Saturday​ The Twilight Singers Saturday, September 17, 2011 Great American Music Hall There's a good chance one of your favorite bands is on a Classic Album tour right now. Primal Scream is playing the entirety of Sc ... More >>

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    October 20, 2010
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    October 20, 2010

    Thoughts from the Nite Cap: Steve Miller Must Die

    ​Every year, classic rock should have a Shirley Jacksonesque "Lottery" of sorts, wherein the tiredest crap is trotted out, thrown into a large pool, and selected at random for public stoning until it is dead. What led me on this Steve Miller diatribe? I was sitting at the bar at the Nite Cap, mi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2009

    R.I.P. Les Paul (1915-2009)

    The Legend: One of Gibson's signature Les Paul guitars​ The Associated Press has reported  that guitar innovator Les Paul  died today at the age of 94, from pneumonia-related complications. Paul helped to popularize the electric guitar in the 1940s, and his use of multitracking, overd ... More >>

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    March 10, 2004

    Courtney Love

    America's Sweetheart

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    February 14, 2001

    The Battle for Walpert Ridge

    A lawsuit over a proposed Hayward country club promises to be more than just another environmentalists-vs.-developers fight

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    December 13, 2000

    Tuvan Grooves

    Genghis Blues

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    July 5, 2000

    Riff Raff

    Goodbye to All That; Punk, Love, and Understanding; He Shall Be Released

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    June 30, 1999
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    May 26, 1999

    The Red Menace

    Bad music. Bad press. Bad hair. Sammy Hagar's heard the insults. But for the Bay Area's Red Rocker, the best revenge is living well.

  • News

    April 21, 1999

    Bluesman's Blues

    Paul Pena,who's played with everyone from Jerry Garcia to B.B. King, is coming out of the musical shadows, thanks to the award-winning documentary Genghis Blues. He's also blind, and sick, and entirely tired of living.

  • Music

    March 24, 1999

    Return of the Prodigious Son

    Jazz guitarist Charlie Hunter revisits the Bay Area, energized and uncorrupted by the bustle of New York City

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    March 18, 1998
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    December 10, 1997
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    October 15, 1997
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    August 13, 1997

    The Fall of Love

    Chet Helms and his Avalon Ballroom were the heart and soul of the Summer of Love. Thirty years of stupid business moves later, love is all that's left.

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    September 27, 1995
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