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Andy Allison

Andy Allison hasn't written much professionally, has minimal clout in the entertainment industry, and knows a little about an awful lot of music. Why would you listen to him, you ask yourself? Because he sure makes a bunch of fucking sense! Man, this fool's got more LPs, cassettes, cassingles, 78s, reel-to-reels and wax cylinders than a bag of 10 motherfuckers. Yeah, he has pack rat issues. Andy's taken several thousand pictures of his stuffed walrus, drives a big fat Cadillac and takes residence on the East Coast. You should pay attention to what he writes. Then you can write email and argue about what you've read; as if it'll do any good, because you're wrong!

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The Real Secret 08.22.2007
Alone on the Train 10.18.2006
Nick Lachey Cries And Cries 09.27.2006
Talk To Me, Boy 08.29.2006
The Backstreet Boys and Me 07.23.2006
The Old New Jack Swing 12.22.2005
The Power of the Whore's Bath. 12.12.2005
Your Resumé Is A Piece Of Crap. 12.02.2005
Breaking Things 11.22.2005
Much Ado About Button 11.16.2005
Candy, Candy, Candy - I Won't Let You Go. 11.11.2005
The Great Bubble Gum Rewind 11.09.2005
Your Trash, My Treasure 11.03.2005
Number One With A Bullet! 11.02.2005
You Can Always Get What You Want 10.27.2005
Where Have You Gone Pete Rock & CL Smooth? 10.24.2005
Crunk: Now 75% More Retarded. 10.21.2005
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