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The 5 Greatest Louisville Bands Of All Time

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The 5 Greatest Louisville Bands Of All Time

John Timmons On World Cafe

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Today on World Cafe's Sense of Place we speak with John Timmons about the Louisville music he knows so much about, and he picks the five greatest all-time Louisville artists. Timmons moved to Louisville in 1975 and opened one of America's great record stores, Ear X–Tacy, in 1985. It had a good run until 2011.

John Timmons' 5 Greatest Louisville Bands Of All Time:

  • My Morning Jacket
  • Slint
  • Tim Krekel
  • Will Oldham (Palace Brothers, Bonnie 'Prince' Billy)
  • Steve Ferguson (of NRBQ)

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