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10,000 Maniacs to Play Favorites on New Year’s Eve

10,000 Maniacs to Play Favorites on New Year’s Eve

By Jim Morrison Sometimes fans either don’t realize — or don’t want to realize — that Mary Ramsey became the lead singer for 10,000 Maniacs nearly 25 years ago, nearly twice as long as Natalie Merchant. “At a gig recently, I had a woman come up and say she had no idea that Natalie Merchant

CONCERT PREVIEW: Nellie McKay

  By Jim Roberts Halfway through a 20-minute phone interview—about eight of them spent talking about politics—Nellie McKay stopped herself and asked: “How much of the human body is water? Is it 70 percent? … Well, even more of a percentage of our show is music. It’s 95 to 99 percent. “But then you have

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