Casey Monahan

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2011

    A Lost Single About the "East Side of Dallas," Recorded by Buddy Holly's First Collaborator

    Via.‚ÄčIt took a couple of days to nail down, detective work in fits and starts with little to go on save for a blurry photo of an old label stumbled across on eBay. Not sure why exactly, but I got hooked on the hook. The title too: "East Side of Dallas," by Jack Neal. When I called him this afterno ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2007

    Nothing Roky About This Show

    Photo by Casey Monahan The highlight of our Saturday night: singing "Happy Birthday" to Roky Erickson as he turned 60 years old, in the city in which he was born. At first, we wondered how many folks might show -- coulda been half-empty or sold-out, we guesstimated on our drive to the Granada Satur ... More >>

  • Music

    September 25, 2003

    Sum 36

    DV8 could be the standout at the North Texas New Music Festival

  • Music

    February 4, 1999

    Cosmic love song

    A "new" Roky Erickson record might be as close as anyone will ever get to him

  • Music

    December 3, 1998

    Junk rock

    George Gimarc and an ex-Pistol make for some Rotten Television

  • Music

    February 2, 1995

    Roky's road

    The father of psychedelia is not insane, just a little crazy