The Wire

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Issue 43

September 1987

Now's The Time
Roy Hargrove, Deep Ellum, all your news

Itchy Fingers
Philip Watson scratches the surface

Our massive festival round-up

New York New York
Howard Mandel's big city blues

Charlie Mariano
Pipes up to Tony Herrington

In Performance
Robert Fripp plays on

Pat Metheny
Richard Cook meets Mr Nice Guy

La Onda!
Cynthia Rose gets Latino

Albert Collins
Mike Atherton freezes up

Robert Johnson
A towering tribute by Greil Marcus

'Batman" Nick Kimberley reviews