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Stevie (Jackson) and Chris (Geddes) of Belle and Sebastian

In support of the BBC sessions that came out Tuesday, Stevie and Chris go deep in discussing the Belle and Sebastian's early years...1996 (the year the band formed) to 2001 (the year Bobby replaced Stuart David as guitarist/bassist). And so much more...

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Stevie Jackson NYC solo show

The very charming and always entertaining Stevie Jackson of Belle and Sebastian performed a solo show at Mercury Lounge last night along with Richard Buckner and the 1900's. Photo taken by WFMU DJ Michael Shelley in the well heated basement of the venue. From left to right: Matador food blogger Patrick Amory, myself, SJ.

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