IN CONCERT: Cherie Currie and Co. Fire It Up at Hot Stove Cool Music

The onetime Runaway is joined by members of Buffalo Tom, The Cars, Letters To Cleo, Belly, Speedy Ortiz and more at the 20th anniversary blowout for famed Boston rock ‘n’ jock charity event

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Chuck Berry, 1926–2017

The Punk Meets The Godfather. Buffalo Tom guitarist Bill Janovitz meets Chuck Berry at the JFK Library in Boston, February 2012. The look on both their faces tells you pretty much everything you need to know about rock n roll. Sometime in 1987, Green’s leader Jeff Lescher decided the band would cover “Brown Eyed Handsome Man.” Chuck Berry had fallen out of favor somewhat around then—a collection of sex mini-scandals and

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