"If you think about it, it's almost like Dr. Seuss," Beauty Pill's Chad Clark notes about one of David Berman's lyrics, "if Dr. Seuss had become seriously depressed."
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One Eleven Heavy features Wooden Wand's James Toth (right) and Nick Mitchell Maiato of Desmadrados Soldados De Ventura (left), plus members of Royal Trux, the Solar Motel Band.
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"When I first started writing songs, I used my music as a vehicle for words, because that's what my childhood songwriting heroes seemed to do." James Toth wrote the music first for Clipper Ship.
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"Jack [Rose] transcended the shadow of [John] Fahey, and I think that's really difficult to do," Steve Gunn says. "It was undeniable when he played — people paid attention."
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