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September 12, 1998 | JON MATSUMOTO, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
For years, Jesus and Mary Chain vocalist-guitarist Jim Reid rarely uttered a word on stage. So it's almost startling to hear the Scotsman speak at length, and with a cutting sense of passion and humor, as in a recent telephone interview from his London home. "To be honest, [my reticence while performing] has to do with being incredibly shy," Reid said in a thick Scottish accent. "It has do with not feeling very comfortable with being on stage.
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September 12, 1998 | JON MATSUMOTO, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
For years, Jesus and Mary Chain vocalist-guitarist Jim Reid rarely uttered a word on stage. So it's almost startling to hear the Scotsman speak at length, and with a cutting sense of passion and humor, as in a recent telephone interview from his London home. "To be honest, [my reticence while performing] has to do with being incredibly shy," Reid said in a thick Scottish accent. "It has do with not feeling very comfortable with being on stage.
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October 8, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
A House committee referred its investigation into wrongdoing at the University of Massachusetts' School of Physical Education to the state attorney general, citing potential criminal wrongdoing. Legislators began their inquiry after several alumni, angered by the resignation of football Coach Jim Reid last January, demanded an accounting. Reid quit because of cuts in his scholarship program.
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October 8, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
A House committee referred its investigation into wrongdoing at the University of Massachusetts' School of Physical Education to the state attorney general, citing potential criminal wrongdoing. Legislators began their inquiry after several alumni, angered by the resignation of football Coach Jim Reid last January, demanded an accounting. Reid quit because of cuts in his scholarship program.
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February 19, 1988 | JOHN VOLAND, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
From the Justice-for-all file: Jim Reid, singer in the British rock group the Jesus and Mary Chain, pleaded guilty Wednesday to assaulting two unruly Toronto concert-goers with a microphone stand. Reid, a British citizen, was charged with two counts of assault with a weapon and spent a night in a Toronto jail in November after a sold-out nightclub concert. Reid, 25, struck two men at the foot of the stage who yelled "Boring" and other comments at him during the show.
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November 12, 1989 | ROBERT HILBURN
The joke used to be that when you went to interview the Jesus and Mary Chain you didn't know whether to bring along a tape recorder or a book of crossword puzzles--to give you something to do during the long pauses in the conversation. Jim and William Reid, the brothers who are the architects of the British rock group's mostly dark, emotionally-charged soundscapes, weren't exactly effusive.
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April 26, 1992 | ROBERT HILBURN, Robert Hilburn is The Times' pop music critic. and
The first music in three years from what is arguably the most influential British band of the '80s was greeted here with understandable enthusiasm. "A scorching return to form (by) what has to be the most important band working in Britain today," declared the New Musical Express about "Reverence," the group's first single from its "Honey's Dead" album. "The very pulse of modern rock is beating within these sturdy grooves."
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November 21, 2002 | From Staff and Wire Reports
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August 16, 1995 | Associated Press
A wayward manatee wandering north became the first of its species known to reach New England, marine experts said Tuesday. The animal has astounded marine biologists, who for the first time have documented a member of this endangered species moving beyond America's mid-Atlantic states. The manatee, also known as a sea cow, was spotted swimming and resting on the industrial shores of New Haven on Saturday.
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April 26, 1992 | ROBERT HILBURN, Robert Hilburn is The Times' pop music critic. and
The first music in three years from what is arguably the most influential British band of the '80s was greeted here with understandable enthusiasm. "A scorching return to form (by) what has to be the most important band working in Britain today," declared the New Musical Express about "Reverence," the group's first single from its "Honey's Dead" album. "The very pulse of modern rock is beating within these sturdy grooves."
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November 12, 1989 | ROBERT HILBURN
The joke used to be that when you went to interview the Jesus and Mary Chain you didn't know whether to bring along a tape recorder or a book of crossword puzzles--to give you something to do during the long pauses in the conversation. Jim and William Reid, the brothers who are the architects of the British rock group's mostly dark, emotionally-charged soundscapes, weren't exactly effusive.
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February 19, 1988 | JOHN VOLAND, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
From the Justice-for-all file: Jim Reid, singer in the British rock group the Jesus and Mary Chain, pleaded guilty Wednesday to assaulting two unruly Toronto concert-goers with a microphone stand. Reid, a British citizen, was charged with two counts of assault with a weapon and spent a night in a Toronto jail in November after a sold-out nightclub concert. Reid, 25, struck two men at the foot of the stage who yelled "Boring" and other comments at him during the show.
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May 7, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
The Australian Open tennis championship could lose its Grand Slam status to tournaments in Sweden, Japan or the United States unless it can come up with more prize money, tournament General Manager Jim Reid said today. Reid said the Australian Open was having difficulty matching the total purses offered by the three other Grand Slam tournaments--Wimbledon, the U.S. Open and the French Open. "We have to find extra money or risk losing Grand Slam status," Reid said.
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September 11, 1994 | Richard Cromelin
*** 1/2; THE JESUS AND MARY CHAIN, "Stoned & Dethroned" ( American ) The Jesus and Mary Chain has dropped the feedback and distortion, the grinding and the clattering, from its sound. That certainly gets your attention, the way the sudden silencing of a passing airplane would get your attention. It's as if the Reid brothers have removed a screen that through five albums obscured the scope of the despair behind their music.
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