The Wire

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Issue 91

September 1991

Now's The Time
Your news service plus Katydids, Julian Joseph

Wild Turkey Competition
Win a jacket!

Philadelphia Stories
Francis davis is our man in America

Frank Zappa
BW and MF take a further look at FZ

Tom Corbin get organ-ized

Reel Time
Brian Morton watches Bernstein's Candide an other classic videos

Invisible Jukebox
Kate and Anna McGarrigle take the test

Clifford Jordan
Goes shopping with Karen Bennett

Prokofiev and Film
Max Harrison stans on Nevsky Bridge

Whitney Houston
Phil McNeill gets pop hysteria

Philip Glass
Scores given by Barry Witherden

Choose a Virgin Classic this month!

Robert Wyatt
Ben Watson trips up passing cars

Our colossal reviewing machine in action

The Charts
this month's scorecards

The Write Place
Where readers cheer and chide