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May 1st, 2012 By Mike Breen | Music | Posted In: Live Music, Local Music, Music Video

Music Tonight: Bill Kirchen and Too Much Fun

The Titan of the Telecaster swings through Covington

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Tonight at Molly Malone's in Covington, guitar hero Bill Kirchen and his band Too Much Fun perform at 8 p.m. Tickets are $18.

Dubbed "The Titan  of the Telecaster," Kirchen hails from Ann Arbor, Mich., where he attended high school with Iggy Pop and Bob Seger.

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In the early ’70s, he played with Commander Cody's Lost Planet Airmen, forming Roots Rock band Too Much Fun a few years later in D.C. Along with his own albums, Kirchen has performed with Emmylou Harris, Link Ray, Doug Sahm and Elvis Costello (Costello, Nick Lowe, Maria Muldaur and a slew of other friends/fans joined him on his 2010 release, Word to the Wise).

Here is the title track (and Tele tribute) from Kirchen's 2007 album, Hammer of the Honky-Tonk Gods.

 
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