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An Incomplete Guide to Nebraska Musical References: Part Four | The Nebraska Index

Here we are: The final installment. The last waltz. The ultimate hoorah. We've reached the conclusion of the Nebraska Index. And we (finally) have a winner.

An Incomplete Guide to Nebraska Musical References: Part Three | The Nebraska Index

Posted by John Wenz on Thu, 12/08/2011 - 11:24pm in column, feature, incomplete guide to nebraska musical references, john wenz, nebraska index, series

In part three of our paranoid series examining how outsiders view Nebraska through song, John Wenz tackles songs from The Lawrence Arms, Tarkio, moe., Braid the Cash Brothers and more.

An Incomplete Guide to Nebraska Musical References: Part Two | The Nebraska Index

Posted by John Wenz on Fri, 12/02/2011 - 11:27am in carson, feature, john wenz, nebraska index, starkweather

We didn't find the heart of Nebraska in music before, but will we as we continue on? What person from outside our fair state portrayed it best? And where does Hot Free Lunch! get off calling us boring?

An Incomplete Guide to Nebraska Musical References: Part One | The Nebraska Index

Posted by John Wenz on Mon, 11/28/2011 - 12:44pm in bruce springsteen, feature, john wenz, nebraska index, roy orbison, tammy wynette

It's time to go beyond Omaha, and out into the rest of the state. The next three parts of the Nebraska Index will span genres, eras and sanity. And there will be far too many references to Charles Starkweather. 

An Incomplete Guide to Omaha Musical References: Part Two | The Nebraska Index

Posted by John Wenz on Mon, 11/21/2011 - 1:40pm in band of horses, beiber, bowling with soup, counting crows, john wenz, mountain goats, nebraska index

Is Justin Beiber a Marxist critic of late capitalism? Find out this and more in the conclusion of a two-part series exploring and rating song references to Omaha.

An Incomplete Guide to Omaha Musical References: Part One | The Nebraska Index

Posted by John Wenz on Sat, 11/12/2011 - 12:43pm in john wenz, nebraska index, omaha

What do outsiders think of Omaha? HN's John Wenz tunes his fine ear to the songs about the city to find out in part one of a two-part series.