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View from the USA: Dead funny

Columns

View from the USA: Dead funny

Each year, a Colorado town throws a party to honour the corpse of a frozen grandpa — proof it’s not just us Brits with a talent for eccentric humour.

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Detroit: the gritty Comeback City

USA

Detroit: the gritty Comeback City

Detroit has two claims to fame. Not only is it the birthplace of that soulful Motown sound; it was also here, in the 1980s, that a group of young kids, The Belleville Three, started experimenting…

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New Orleans: discovering the real NOLA

USA

New Orleans: discovering the real NOLA

New Orleans, the city where every note is imbued with heart and history, soul and a joyful celebration, may be about more than just the jazz, but the jazz is still capable of sweeping you…

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Born in the USA: Top 10 music cities

Features

Born in the USA: Top 10 music cities

We hit the road to celebrate America’s best music cities, taking in the sweet sound of jazz in New Orleans, the tenacious, gritty rap of New York, good ol’ Memphis rock, and Chicago’s inimitable blues,…

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