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The Beast Inside: The Afghan Whigs’ Gentlemen

David McKenna, unpublished, 2004

AMID THE SLEW of so-called ‘grunge’ acts that emerged in the early ‘90s, Cincinnati rockers The Afghan Whigs stood out for their soul influences and the murky areas of the male psyche probed by songwriter and lead singer Greg Dulli. They distinguished themselves in 1992 with their final release for Sub Pop, the Uptown, Avondale EP, featuring brooding readings of classic soul numbers.

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