Anson Funderburgh

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2014

    Texas Musicians Remember Johnny Winter

    For more than 50 years, Johnny Winter made his guitar sing the blues. A lightning fast player mixed with a growling voice, Winter was part of a long lineage of Texas blues guitarists like Lightnin' Hopkins, T-Bone Walker and Stevie Ray Vaughan who simply didn't just play the blues but channeled them ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2013

    The 10 Greatest Dallas Blues Artists

    The Lone Star State has long produced some of the greatest blues legends to ever pick up a guitar or stand behind a microphone. Legends like Albert Collins from Leona, Sam "Lightnin'" Hopkins from Centerville and Johnny Winter from Beaumont all have found the blues in Texas. Hell, we even have a Gra ... 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 >>

  • Music

    May 10, 2007

    Blues News

    Dallas music heads for the House

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2006

    Blues for Sam Myers

    Local blues great Sam Myers died this morning. He was 70. We just received the sad news that local blues singer and harp player Sam Myers died this morning, after battling with throat cancer since being diagnosed with it in January 2005. According to his friend, local blues singer Kathy Prather, he ... More >>

  • Music

    August 25, 2005

    Odds & Ends

    97.1 casts a Spanish-speaking shadow over its former "Sunny" format

  • News

    April 18, 2002

    2002 Dallas Observer Music Awards

    These are your choices, not ours, for the best musicians in town

  • Calendar

    March 15, 2001

    Here Comes Judge

    Mike Judge is King of the Hill at the Dallas Video Festival

  • 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

    January 8, 1998

    Blues in '97

    What's tops in Texas (and elsewhere)

  • Music

    December 4, 1997

    Girl in the spotlight

    Lisa Loeb, figuring it out in public

  • Music

    November 6, 1997
  • Music

    October 23, 1997

    I made this!

    Blues dudes grow their own--albums, that is

  • Music

    April 10, 1997

    Wrong foot

    Musicians' superstore stumbles out of the gate

  • Calendar

    March 20, 1997
  • Music

    February 27, 1997

    Another dead hero

    The gospel according to Bill Hicks

  • Music

    January 16, 1997

    Ed Hagan, 1919-1996

    Another true original leaves us

  • Music

    January 2, 1997
  • Music

    May 9, 1996

    Fire and fury

    Blues hero Sam Myers is the Rocket in the pocket

  • Music

    January 12, 1995