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LIVE: Minus 5, The Baseball Project, Steve Wynn IV @ Valentine’s, 9/21/09

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009

Linda Pitmon, Steve Wynn, Peter Buck and Scott McCaughey of Minus 5

Linda Pitmon, Steve Wynn, Peter Buck and Scott McCaughey of Minus 5

1984. The Agora Ballroom. Hartford, Connecticut. The Dream Syndicate opens for R.E.M. Karl Precoda tears the ringing opening notes of “Tell Me When It’s Over” out of an impossibly loud Gibson, and by the time the first chorus desperately thunders out of the shaking PA all is right with the world.

2009. Valentine’s. Albany, New York. The Steve Wynn IV is The Baseball Project is The Minus 5. Peter Buck glides the ringing opening notes of “Tell Me When It’s Over” out of a jangling Rickenbacker, and by the time all the paunchy, balding 45-year-old white guys are bopping their heads to the first chorus all is right with the world again, at least on that little stretch of New Scotland Avenue.

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