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Cameron Crowe on the 'Singles' Soundtrack, His Ultimate Seattle Mixtape

Original story at Rolling Stone• 9 mentions • 1 month ago

Rolling Stone 1 month ago

 
This interview was conducted last week, before news of Chris Cornell's death on May 17th. In 1986, Cameron Crowe, in love with a Pacific Northwest girl, and frustrated with the craven scene in L.A. ("hair bands ... guys who lived off their girlfriends") moved to Seattle to make a fresh start. That girl was Nancy Wilson of hard-rocking sister act Heart, so Crowe was soon immersed in the city's scrappy music scene, frequenting the clubs and getting to know the young music geeks who, often laboring in coffee shops, "worked a nine to five and then played music all night." ...
 
 
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21 May
Rockstar Aimz @Rockstar_Aimz
Good read. I need to see the movie again. "Cameron Crowe on the 'Singles' Soundtrack, His Ultimate Seattle Mixtape" https://t.co/ZfW37vLVKw
19 May
Record Store Day @recordstoreday
.@CameronCrowe talks about the Seattle scene and @chriscornell #Singles reissue in record stores now https://t.co/pwyn70bP4y @RollingStone
19 May
Jim Ray @jimray
A couple of great articles about grunge, Seattle, and Chris Cornell https://t.co/CPp414NOcP https://t.co/atLmx7C27O
19 May
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19 May
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19 May
funkyTii @funkyTii
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19 May
Mike Davidson 🥖 @mikeindustries
Great oral history of the Singles soundtrack, by Cameron Crowe. So lucky to have grown up in this town at this time. https://t.co/At1Sy6rMc0
19 May
Rolling Stone @RollingStone
Cameron Crowe reflects on the 'Singles' soundtrack, his ultimate Seattle mixtape https://t.co/3CRd7yHEHC https://t.co/xkCvSYphOD
18 May
Frank Yang @fyang
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