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2006-01-17 22:36:43

By Jonathan Cohen NEW YORK (Billboard) - Former Smashing Pumpkins guitarist James Iha and Fountains Of Wayne/Ivy principal Adam Schlesinger have signed on to produce a new studio album from enduring soft rock act America. It will be the first from the group, best known for such massive '70s hits as "Ventura Highway," "Sister Golden Hair," "Tin Man" and "A Horse With No Name," since 1998's "Human Nature." Despite having been absent from the pop charts since 1983's No. 33 hit "The...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
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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