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Music Review: 'Oh, My Girl' from Jesse Sykes' Band

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Music Review: 'Oh, My Girl' from Jesse Sykes' Band

Music Review: 'Oh, My Girl' from Jesse Sykes' Band

Music Review: 'Oh, My Girl' from Jesse Sykes' Band

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The collaboration of guitarist Phil Wandscher and singer Jesse Sykes started from the ashes of broken bands. Wandscher had been fired from the legendary alternative country band Whiskeytown, which he started with Ryan Adams. Jesse Sykes' band Hominy had dissolved around the same time her marriage came to an end. Now the two are featuring Wandscher's lyrical guitar style and Sykes' smoke-tinged voice. Critic Meredith Ochs reviews their CD, from Jesse Sykes and the Sweet Hereafter called Oh, My Girl.