Subject:

Albert Collins

  • Blogs

    January 2, 2014

    Fifteen Blues Artists to Watch in 2014

    Every generation has an underground music scene that only an elite group of fans and the NSA know of. In the '60s, psychedelic music, for example, exploded onto the hippies' counterculture scene with music by The Grateful Dead, Jimi Hendrix and Pink Floyd. (And let's not forget the Velvet Undergroun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2013

    The 10 Texas Blues Albums You Must Hear Before You Die

    Watching the Devil tune his guitar in the middle of the night isn't how Robert (or Tommy) Johnson imagined he'd be spending his Saturday night. When that ol' demon started playing songs, fire flew from his fingertips as an otherworldly sound reverberated into the night. According to legend, despite ... More >>

  • Music

    August 2, 2012
  • Blogs

    August 2, 2012

    The 100 Best Texas Songs: The Complete List

    100. Tripping Daisy, "Sonic Bloom" Before this album, the band had a grunge-pop affectation, but this song, from 1998's Jesus Hits Like the Atom Bomb, was more heartfelt than anything they'd done before. - Daniel Hopkins 99. Pleasant Grove, "The Plaque at 16ft" Bret Egner wrote "The Plaque at 16ft, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2012

    KNON's Don O. Knows The Dallas Blues

    Don O. has been spinning blues records on KNON since 1983, literally about a month after they went on the air. See, he was a listener of the pre-KNON station at that frequency, KCHU, from '75 until they were switched off in '77. Heartbroken at the station's demise and subsequent absence of blues on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2012

    The Best Texas Songs of All Time: #39-20

    Best Texas songs, #100-80 Best Texas songs, #79-60 Best Texas songs, #59-40 The Spotify playlist for songs #39-20 39. Billy Joe Shaver, "Live Forever" "Live Forever" is an emotional experience. The line, "Don't let the darkness take them" is tear-inducing, given that his own son, Eddy, was take ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2012

    The Top Ten North Texas Blues Albums

    See also: The best Texas songs of all time, #100-80 See also: The best Texas songs of all time, #79-60 Alex Moore, Alex Moore Barrelhouse pianist "Whistling" Alex Moore spent all of his life in Dallas, recording for Columbia in 1929, Decca in 1937, and RPM/Kent in 1951. During the '60s blues reviv ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2010

    Tonight, Tonight: Lucero at Curtain Club, Tab Benoit at The Granada, Framing Hanley at Trees and Slackbeat at Rubber Gloves

    Tonight's docket first seemed a pretty drab one. Then we caught wind of who got booked to be the secret performer at Elm Street Tattoo's annual Christmas affair at Curtain Club tonight.

  • Music

    September 6, 2007

    Please Release Me

    Big ups to those who are gettin' down

  • Music

    September 29, 2005

    B-Sides

    Suicidal tendencies, gut locker lovers and men who wail on their axes

  • Music

    November 16, 2000

    Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble

    SRV (Epic Records/Legacy)

  • Music

    July 9, 1998

    The mind's ear

    Jimmie Vaughan is two albums into a solo career he didn't necessarily want

  • Music

    July 2, 1998

    Little boy blues

    Andrew Baxter Jr. may be a mere child, but the 11-year-old guitarist is no novelty

  • Music

    February 26, 1998

    Blues bothers

    It ain't necessarily all good

  • Music

    January 8, 1998

    Blues in '97

    What's tops in Texas (and elsewhere)

  • Music

    December 11, 1997
  • Music

    November 6, 1997
  • Music

    October 23, 1997

    I made this!

    Blues dudes grow their own--albums, that is

  • Music

    February 20, 1997
  • Music

    January 2, 1997
  • Music

    September 5, 1996
  • Music

    July 11, 1996
  • Music

    February 15, 1996

    Lonely Hunter

    After a self-imposed exile in Mexico and obscurity, a Texas bluesman comes home

  • Music

    May 11, 1995

    Give up LeFonque

    Branford Marsalis does the 'unspeakable' once more

Loading...