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Idiot Optimism

Van Duren

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Best Of It's Time

Van was the most talented artist around the Ct scene at that time. This recording was so overlooked by everyone (due to bad management at the time) it is sad. Great to finally see it here. Check his newer stuff - great talent here

Biography

Genre: Rock

Years Active: '70s

Van Duren was part of the early Memphis power pop scene that spawned the legendary Big Star, and made several underexposed, small-label records during the late '70s. Duren began playing in bands at the age of 13 in 1966 and attended high school with eventual Big Star drummer Jody Stephens; he auditioned to replace Chris Bell in Big Star in 1974, shortly after the completion of Third/Sister Lovers. In 1975, he and Stephens collaborated on some demos that were produced by former Stones manager Andrew...
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Idiot Optimism, Van Duren
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  • $9.99
  • Genres: Rock, Music, Pop
  • Released: 1999

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