This week's cover: A funkadelic Haze


This week's cover story begins with an unmarked record in a bin destined for the Dumpster.

When I listen to it, I dream that it is some long lost demo recording of a great regional band that never hit the big time ...

That discovery opens a door into the '70s, where we meet a pair of black brothers infatuated with the Beatles. They start a band named Haze, release an album, and swaddle themselves in all the trappings of success--including some of the gaudiest bell bottoms you've ever seen.

Then it all falls apart.

The members retreat to quiet lives in suburbia.

Until one day, they hear from someone who has discovered an old record ...