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Inside the Stunning Resurrection of Michael Nesmith’s First National Band

Michael Nesmith couldn't believe what he was seeing when he walked onstage at the San Bernardino, California, club Pappy & Harriet's Palace earlier this month. It was his first gig with his early-Seventies country-rock group the First National Band since they split 46 years ago amid raging public disinterest, yet here was a capacity crowd euphorically singing along to songs drawn from a

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Flashback: Michael Jackson Reclaims His Pop Throne at Super Bowl XXVII

The halftime show for Super Bowl XXVI, in 1992, was legendarily awful – and not just because of the grotesque, striped sweater Olympic figure skater Brian Boitano wore while declaring, with Dorothy Hamill at his side, "It's winter magic!" Kids in MC Hammer pants rapped about Frosty the Snowman; a dude on stilts was inexplicably given seven of television's most valuable seconds to wave to the

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