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The Riff’s Album Challenge

Ring Ring It’s 7AM…

Loving Sandinista!

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In 1980–1, in my second year of graduate work in English at the University of Tennessee, I got paid $480 a month for being a TA, which meant I was fully in charge of teaching two sections of freshman literature. My out-of-state tuition got waived, too, and so you could say I received a free graduate school education.

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Terry Barr

Terry Barr

I write about music, culture, food, and my Alabama past in The Riff, InTune, FanFare, A Cornered Gurl, Rock n”Heavy, Counter Arts, and Flint&Steel.