The Wire

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Magazine

Issue 86

April 1991

Now's The Time
News plus our new short-stuff section

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A Timeless offer for new bugs

Marilyn Crispell
Brian Morton meets a rainy day woman

Livewire
Hubb capped, Gibbs pasted etc

Chicago
Howard Mandel sides with the south

Joni Mitchell
Mike Fish asks: Does Joni hate Jazz?

Books
Good print, nice pages

Hardwire
Tom 'Techno' Corbin runs riot

John Coltrane
All you need to know about the master

Soundcheck
Disc delights in our very packed review guide

The Charts
What's tops, what's not?

The Write Place
Where you say it as it plays