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The paper was founded in 1971 as a sister publication to the South Philadelphia Press. In 1995, it became Philadelphia Weekly, which features stories on local and national politics, as well extensive coverage of the arts – music, film, theater and the visual arts.

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The Band: The Other Side: Richard Manuel

Obituary by Peter Stone Brown, The Welcomat, 12 March 1986

IT WAS MANY YEARS ago, July. Psychedelic music was still happening. After Bathing at Baxter's. The Doors were huge. Hendrix alive. I brought home the ...

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