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Alex Moore

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2014

    Dallas Musicians' 8 Most Memorable Gigs: A Strip Club, and Art Museum and More

    Socrates once said, "Musical training is a more potent instrument than any other, because rhythm and harmony find their way into the inward places of the soul, on which they mightily fasten, imparting grace and making the soul of him who is rightly educated graceful, or of him who is ill-educated un ... More >>

  • Culture

    January 9, 2014
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    January 3, 2013
  • 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 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

    November 23, 2011

    What Are You Thankful For?

    Sitting around the house waiting for Turkey Day to roll around got me to thinking about all the things I'm thankful for. Of course, I'm lucky to have my family and friends and, these days, I am very thankful to have a job. But musically speaking, the Dallas scene has provided many a band, show and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2010

    Folkin' A: Documentary Arts' Alan Govenar Is Now a Guggenheim Fellow

    Alan Govenar‚ÄčA hearty mazel tov this morning to Alan Govenar -- president and founder of Documentary Arts on Columbia Ave. in East Dallas; author of some two dozen books, among them the history of Deep Ellum; renowned playwright and filmmaker whose collected works were just shown at South by South ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2006

    "Dallas Rag" and Other Stomps

    Blind Lemon Jefferson: Ya know, he's not just the namesake of a failing club in Deep Ellum. Over the weekend, a friend wondered precisely what good reason this city had for not having a Dallas music museum in, say, Deep Ellum, where Blind Lemon Jefferson and Leadbelly hopped off the train some 80 ye ... More >>

  • Music

    May 27, 1999

    Seeing it through

    Blind Lemon Jefferson musical (or is it?) finally opens its eyes

  • News

    December 10, 1998

    Out of the rubble

    A new book on Deep Ellum's past strips away the dust of myth and history

  • Music

    November 12, 1998

    Eyesight to the Blind

    A historian and a playwright bring a Dallas blues legend's story to the stage

  • Music

    February 12, 1998

    Spoth the ravin'

    Mark Ridlen continues his sonic adventure

  • Music

    October 23, 1997

    I made this!

    Blues dudes grow their own--albums, that is

  • Music

    February 15, 1996

    The shaman and his savior

    Documentary Arts preserves the lost music of the Hmong

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