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2008-09-12 15:00:19

By ALFA GARCIA, STAFF WRITER WHO: Switchfoot, Third Day, Jars of Clay, Robert Randolph & the Family Band. WHAT: Rock, gospel, Christian contemporary music. WHEN: 5:15 p.m. Saturday. WHERE: PNC Bank Arts Center, Exit 116 Garden State Parkway, Holmdel. 732-203-2500 or musicbuildstour.com. HOW MUCH: $20.25 to $125.25. LISTEN: switchfoot.com. ** These days, Switchfoot frontman Jon Foreman is trading his Gibson for nails and a hammer. It's not a far-off transition making music...

2008-06-24 03:01:48

By Adams, Helen Colwell Flip on the Disney Channel. It won't be long before you hear Switchfoot. The band's video for This Is Home, from the Prince Caspian soundtrack, has been playing steadily since the Disney/ Walden Media movie was released last month. When the filmmakers approached Switchfoot about a song, drummer Chad Butler said, songwriter Jon Foreman just picked up the paperback copy of the book he had owned since age 8. Butler also grew up with C.S. Lewis' Chronicles of Narnia...


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  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
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The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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