Formed by brothers Chip and Tony Kinman after they split up their hardcore punk band the Dils, Rank and File were a roots rock post-punk band. The Kinmans' singing was distinctive; they weren't traditional harmony singers à la the Everly Brothers, but rather sang synchronized upper and lower octaves. The songwriting was wry, heartfelt, and cliché-free. They were so into cowpunk and so far from their hardcore punk beginnings that they even landed a spot on PBS's revered country music showcase Austin City Limits.
Union's Washington officials are out of touch with rank-and-file.(Originated from Knight-Ridder/ Tribune News Service)(Column)
Jun 04, 1996; KRT FORUM By Frank Luntz and Tony Zagotta If you think the Washington union officials speak for their rank-and-file membership,...