THIS STORY HAS BEEN FORMATTED FOR EASY PRINTING

A singer of a different stripe emerges

By Sarah Tomlinson
Globe Correspondent / April 12, 2005

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Brendan Benson was dropped by Virgin Records after his critically acclaimed 1996 debut, ''One Mississippi," failed to take off. So he returned home to Detroit from the Bay Area. His confidence was shaken, but, hey, he had enough money to buy a house, and he joined a vibrant musical community. Back in those days, he often treated a struggling musician ... (Full article: 704 words)

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