The Wire

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Issue 57

November 1988

Now's The Time
All news plus our new Hotwire section

Hal Willner
Mr Compilation speaks to Russell Lack

Pointy Birds/B Shops
Chris Parker asks: who?

Our full-scale report on Outside In

Billy Bang
Graham Lock says: catgut your tongue?

Charles Mcpherson
Alto amblings with Martin Gayford

The movie, reviewed by Mike Fish

Red Rodney
Remembers Bird with Philip Watson

Tony Scott
Remembers Bird with Kenny Mathieson

New York
Howard Mandel telegraphs his city report

Dennis Gonzalez
From Dallas to London with Richard Cook

Where albums get their just treatment

The Write Place
Where readers get to see their names