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The Jazz Butcher Etc
A repository of older Jazz Butcher website features
The Jazz Butcher website first appeared online in February, 1994 - making it among the first 1,000 websites in the world. Over the years, an enormous amount of disparate information has accummulated here (some 4235 pages and counting!)

But some material - no matter how lovely - has a shelf-life. Links to this historical and ephemeral information will be preserved here.

(1989-2003)
The genesis of this Jazz Butcher website was the mailing list that David Whittemore maintained. During the 15 years it was active, several hundred technically-inclined JBC fans kept in touch and posted thousands of email messages.
(1991-1994)
Just prior to gaining Internet access for himself, Pat would update the website's maintainer the old-fashioned way: through type-written correspondence. Post From Pat covers news and answers to fan questions in 9 lengthy letters. An enjoyable read.
(1998)
Pat was in posession of a ridiculous photo of a fan doing a ridiculous thing - while wearing a JBC t-shirt. He mused that others in compomising attair might compete to be top loon, if the call were put out on the JBC mailing list. So that's what happened.
(1998)
This is a trip.

Max Eider , as a writer for Channel 4, produced a series on mind-altering drugs, which - due to its absolute brilliance - was mirrored here before it left the Channel 4 website.

(2000)
Some brainiac on the old JBC mailing list decided that it would be fun to have the many JBC musician fans take a whack at doing a cover tune tribute album. The outcome is surprisingly not as cringe-worthy as it could have been.
(2002)
Pat provides an early history for his side-project Wilson.
(2002)
David Whittemore created a multiple-choice JBC trivial test. Take the challenge: is Emil still pig?
(2003)
Net-side bands and whatnot that Pat wanted to highlight.
(2003)
The passing of Northampton-based folk music legend Tom Hall prompted many - Pat included - to pen heartfelt memorials.
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