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NRBQ's Big Al Anderson (2007)

Interview by Joel Selvin, Selvin On The City, KSAN 107.7, 2007

Big Al takes us through life post-NRBQ, becoming songwriter to the Nashville Hat Act Stars, and looks back to the tough days on the road with NRBQ.

File format: mp3 File size: 33.5mb Interview length: 36' 25"; Sound quality: *****


NRBQ: Desperados, Washington DC

Live Review by Paul Yamada, New York Rocker, January 1980

AFTER A quarter-century of rock 'n' roll, it should be obvious that the idiom (if it can be classed as such) must be maintained by ...

NRBQ: Girard's, Baltimore MD

Live Review by Geoffrey Himes, Musician, November 1981

AL ANDERSON, NRBQ's rotund bear of a lead guitarist, gave his meanest squint and chewed up the title line to his rollicking, vintage-sounding rockabilly tune: ...

NRBQ: Grooves In Orbit (Bearsville)

Review by John Morthland, Creem, August 1983

AS THE perennial Little Bar Band That Could, NRBQ occupies a special niche. After all, they've existed in basically this form and with basically this ...

NRBQ: Organic Eclecticism in Orbit

Profile and Interview by Mark Rowland, Musician, October 1983

SEEING NRBQ play in a club for the first time is a little like sauntering into an amusement park with all-new rides — you're happy ...

NRBQ: Grillin' At The Roadside

Interview by Mitchell Cohen, Creem, December 1983

THINK OF NRBQ as a diner somewhere off the main highway, serving up Tex-Mex chili, Kansas City barbeque, Philadelphia cheese steaks, New England clam chowder, ...

NRBQ: The Disappearing Art of Bar Band Music

Retrospective by Geoffrey Himes, Paste, 20 February 2017

THE 1978 ALBUM NRBQ at Yankee Stadium boasts a delightful visual joke. ...


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