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You’re The Guy
NRBQ's ATX connection, Conrad Choucroun
"...Proclaimed "The World's Greatest Bar Band," NRBQ returns to Austin on Saturday for the first time..."

Oct. 13, 2011 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

Tom Ardolino R.I.P.
NRBQ's drummer passes
"...Ardolino, longtime drummer for “The World’s Greatest Bar Band” NRBQ, died January 6. I spoke to Austin’s Conrad Choucroun,..."

Jan. 12, 2012 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

NRBQ
High Noon: A 50-Year Retrospective (Omnivore)
"...four distinctive lineups crystallize the genius of musical lettermen NRBQ. The New Rhythm and Blues Quartet, long championed by..."

Dec. 16, 2016 Music Feature by Scott Jordan

Best of 2014 (So Far)
Midyear playlist yields 25 tracks both local and national
"...Haggard hard and fast. All that’s not to ignore NRBQ, Johnny Cash, Eliza Gilkyson, Drive-By Truckers, and Rodney Crowell...."

July 8, 2014 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

Christmas With the Q
Revisiting a Christmas jam.
"...Lots of Texans aren’t familiar with NRBQ simply because they never visit here. When I was..."

Dec. 21, 2007 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

Right Man for the Job
Charlie Robison says 'fuck everybody.'
"...to R&R, 93 were currently playing Robison's cover of NRBQ's "I Want You Bad."..."

June 29, 2001 Music Feature by Andy Langer

Cautiously Optimistic
Fifteen Hopefuls Make Up Austin's Musical Class of 2001
"...radio content." As a possible compromise, his cover of NRBQ's "I Want You Bad" will bow as the first..."

Jan. 19, 2001 Music Feature by Andy Langer

Complex World
"...Providence cult heroes the Young Adults as well as NRBQ and Roomful of Blues, and canny takes on music..."

Oct. 18, 1991 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

White Denim
"...members James Petralli and Steve Terebecki, joined by onetime NRBQ drummer and local beatmaster Conrad Choucroun plus various homegrown..."

Aug. 24, 2018 Music Review by Rachel Rascoe

Playback – Austin’s Darlin’: Toni Price
Quintessential Austin song stylist takes up residency at Little Darlin’
"...When she turns up the sass on NRBQ's "Me and the Boys," it becomes an ode to..."

May 18, 2018 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

99 Austin Acts at SXSW Music
Support the home team!
"...the four generate fundamentalist rock & roll à la NRBQ. – Tim Stegall Sass..."

March 16, 2018 Music Feature

Best WTFs of ACL Fest Weekend One
The good, the bad, and the myriad Tom Petty covers
"...(as Slow as I Can)" (Dolly Parton), and "Magnet" (NRBQ)..."

Oct. 13, 2017 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

ACL Review: Whitney
A rootsy propensity for a good time
"...album’s brevity with covers of Neil Young, Dolly Parton, NRBQ, and Bob Dylan – alongside their newest unnamed song...."

Oct. 9, 2017 Music Post by Isabella Castro-Cota

Too Late to Stop Now
Digital media in analog boxes – and sometimes in mono!

Dec. 16, 2016 Music Feature

Austin Psych Fest Live (Thursday): Flamin’ Groovies
Sold-out APF opener boasts reunited S.F. cults icons
"...the band’s vintage repertoire was a surging take on NRBQ’s “I Want You Bad.”..."

May 2, 2014 Music Post by Scott Schinder

Bonnie Raitt & Mavis Staples: Americana Soul
First ladies of rhythm and blues tape ‘Austin City Limits’
"...worldclass taste in songwriters, Raitt, 62, performed tunes from NRBQ cornerstone Al Anderson, Gerry Rafferty (“Right Down the Line”),..."

June 28, 2012 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

11 for 11
Looking back at an unexpectedly good year
"...2011 came from Conrad Choucroun, currently the drummer for NRBQ – my fave band when I lived in the..."

Dec. 28, 2011 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

The Drakes
For the Sake of the Song
"...joyful noise that recalls the world's greatest bar band, NRBQ. Pretense-free originals and potent covers of songs from Eddie..."

April 29, 2011 Music Review by Jim Caligiuri

She & Him
Thursday
"...rasp, rising in harmony on "Lingering Still" and dueting NRBQ cover "Ridin' in My Car," provides highlights, as does..."

March 19, 2010 Music Review by Doug Freeman

Wednesday Picks & Sleepers
The blurbing of SXSW
"...Are Out, with cover nods to her Massachusetts turf (NRBQ, the Lemonheads, Magnetic Fields), leaves the pedal steel on..."

March 19, 2010 Music Feature

Wednesday Showcases
Wednesday SXSW showcases at a glance
"...country leanings and finely fashioned originals to covers from NRBQ and the Lemonheads. Locally, Jesse Dayton is a country-soul..."

March 19, 2010 Music Feature

Naked If I Want To
Magnum opus on one of rock & roll's Rosetta Stones: 1967's Moby Grape
"...in the same sense that John Cage composed Silence. (NRBQ recorded it, but cut it down to two minutes.)..."

Jan. 8, 2010 Music Feature by Louis Black

Big Al Anderson
"...guitarists of the 20th century, right before Anderson left NRBQ after 22 years of blazing chicken-pickin'-fused mischief and melodic..."

March 17, 2006 Music Review by Scott Jordan

Rising Sun Roster
Japan nite IX
"...Hustler are four exquisitely costumed girls playing energetic pop-punk. NRBQ's Terry Adams produced 2003's Jubilee! for Tokyo rockabilly quartet..."

Feb. 25, 2005 Music Feature by Greg Beets

TCB
What a sampling of the Austin music scene wants for Christmas.
"...2) Some NRBQ CDs..."

Dec. 26, 2003 Music Column by Christopher Gray

The American Song-Poem Anthology
Record Review
"..."song-sharking." The American Song-Poem Anthology showcases the archeology of NRBQ drummer Tom Ardolino and other scavengers who sifted through..."

March 28, 2003 Music Review by Greg Beets

SXSW Picks and Sleepers
"...lyric-play, and doe-eyed romantic heart (à la Costello, TMBG, NRBQ, Ben Folds, Amy Rigby) Bar None artist Michael Shelley..."

March 14, 2003 Music Feature

Charlie Robison Step Right Up (Lucky Dog/Columbia)
"...used-to-be Oilers play. Opener "Right Man for the Job," NRBQ cover "I Want You Bad," and "Sweet Inspiration" all..."

May 25, 2001 Music Review by Christopher Gray

SXSW Picks & Sleepers
"...Right Up bows April 10, with a cover of NRBQ's "I Want You Bad" paving the way. It's a..."

March 16, 2001 Music Feature

Dancing About Architecture
South by Southwest draws closer -- lots of news from SXSW 2001
"...album this spring. Dropouts from the music festival include NRBQ, whose tour schedule apparently couldn't accommodate the trip to..."

Feb. 16, 2001 Music Column by Ken Lieck

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