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Ernest Tubb

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    July 21, 2014

    The Mavericks at the Granada Theater, 7/19/14

    The Mavericks The Granada Theater, Dallas Saturday, July 19, 2014 Rarely does a band get back together and return to anything close to the form it once had. But judging by their performance Saturday night at the Granada Theater, the Mavericks are the exception to the rule. Since reforming in 2012 ( ... More >>

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    June 3, 2014

    George Strait's Ten Best Texas Songs

    On Saturday at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, George Strait will ride away into the sunset as he concludes his long-running touring career. Though he will keep recording and will occasionaly play the one-off gig, the days of taking another Strait show for granted appear to be over. Before frat boys sta ... More >>

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    August 2, 2012
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    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 >>

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    July 31, 2012

    Best Texas Songs of All Time: #19-1

    Songs #100-80 Songs #79-60 Songs #59-40 Songs #39-20 The Spotify playlist for songs #19-1 19. Billy Preston, "Nothing From Nothing" Houston pianist Billy Preston got to hang around some decent talent (The Beatles, The Stones), but his solo material went in another direction altogether. This is ... More >>

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    February 28, 2012

    Jamie Kinser, DFW's Lady in Black

    Welcome to Local Music 'Mericans, where we get to know the people behind the scenes in Dallas/Fort Worth music. Jamie Kinser started booking shows after shaking hands with Ernest Tubb's nephew, Lucky Tubb. Before long, a handshake turned into a partnership. Next thing you know, Kinser's original en ... More >>

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    November 24, 2010

    Listomania: The Songs That Give Thanks, a Field Guide

    Not a song, but we sure are thankful for this.​It's hard to argue with Charlie Brown: Thanksgiving is here, man (paraphrased). Over on our on food blog, City of Ate, the writers are counting down to Thanksgiving with odes to their favorite T-Day foods. DC9's thinking: why can't we join in on t ... More >>

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    October 18, 2010

    Tonight, Tonight: Deftones at Palladium Ballroom, White Denim at The Loft and Casey Thompson at Adair's

    It's a great day for Rangers fans and a crappy one for Cowboys fans. Fortunately, there are at least a couple musical offerings this evening that seem bound to either continue your euphoria or ease you out of the doldrums...

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    July 28, 2010

    Staff Trax: Jasper TX, Randy Rogers Band, Freddie King and The Walker Brothers

    Welcome to Staff Trax, the weekly feature here on DC9 where we shed some light on the music we've been enjoying of late, regardless of the touring or album release schedules that tend to bear the focus of most of our coverage. Consider it a chance for you readers to get some more insight into our o ... More >>

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    January 7, 2009

    Echoes and Reverberations: Loco Gringos Vivir Para Siempre en Nuestros Corazones

    For more photos, album art and show posters, check out our slideshow here.Dallas bands are usually judged within the context of their efforts and accomplishments. Some spend stupid money on hair care products and aspire to a label deal; other bands actually rehearse and wanna make an important art ... More >>

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    November 28, 2008

    Good Friday: Starhead, Lucky Tubb, Mustache Pageant And Not Much Else

    If you can overcome the dreary weather, Black Friday shopping exhaustion and post-Thanksgiving hangover, there are a few noteworthy shows to choose from this weekend. First, a reminder of what we've already mentioned. Tonight, you can catch Gojira, 36 Crazyfists, In Flames and All That Remains at ... More >>

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    January 17, 2008
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    November 8, 2007
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    November 30, 2006

    It Was the Art!

    See a vast Conspiracy at the Longhorn Ballroom

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    August 25, 2006

    Waylon Away

    Waylon Jennings died of complications from diabetes on February 12, 2002, at his Arizona home. He was only 64 and had not released an album since 1998's prophetically titled Closing in on the Fire, which suggested he could be as viable a performer and songwriter as his outlaw pals Willie Nelson, Kri ... More >>

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    December 23, 2004

    Art of the Dance

    Gail Wendorf does the Waltz Across Texas

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    February 28, 2002

    Various Artists

    The Guys of the Big "D" Jamboree (Dragon Street)

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    January 6, 2000

    Good rockin' last night

    A new CD resurrects the echoes of the long-gone Big "D" Jamboree, where Elvis, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, and some forgotten heroes made Saturday nights swing

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    November 4, 1999

    Asleep at the wheel

    Hot Club of Cowtown calls Austin home, but never for long

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    October 28, 1999

    Wide open spaces

    With his debut record, Ed Burleson may be too country for Nashville, but not for Texas

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    August 12, 1999

    Thank God it's Monday

    Matt Hillyer and Eleven Hundred Springs look a little bit rock 'n' roll, but they're all country

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    March 18, 1999
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    January 21, 1999
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    January 21, 1999

    Old-soul music

    Budapest One is a brand-new band making some venerable -- and tremendous -- rock and roll

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    November 12, 1998
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    October 15, 1998

    Legendary stardust cowboy

    "Groovy" Joe Poovey dies just as his Greatest Grooves are set for release

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    September 17, 1998
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    August 13, 1998
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    August 6, 1998
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    June 18, 1998

    Big country

    Don Walser sings deep from the heart of Texas

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    June 18, 1998

    The King's man

    "Jr. Boy" Jones played with them all--now, he plays for himself

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    April 30, 1998
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    December 25, 1997

    Gathering steam

    Brian Houser hopes that a new album will add momentum to his career

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    May 22, 1997
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    April 24, 1997

    Honky-Tonk Man

    He had 78 hits spanning five decades and revolutionized country music. Now, Fort Worth's Hank Thompson gets a new green light.

  • Music

    March 6, 1997

    Economies of scale

    Cake hopes that cutting a deal won't interfere with keeping it real

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    June 6, 1996
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    May 9, 1996
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    March 21, 1996
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    September 28, 1995

    Strait to hell

    George Strait saved country music. Then he killed it

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    July 20, 1995
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    July 6, 1995

    Collyers of the wild

    Lone Star Trio offshoot sprouts deep country roots

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    April 6, 1995

    Good rockin' last night

    Dallas' forgotten Star Talent Records label got there before Sun's rise

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    March 2, 1995

    Uncle Whopelo?

    Slobberbone is the dumbest name for the best new band in town

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    January 5, 1995

    Down at the Ranchhouse

    Tom Morrell keeps Western swing alive on the best set of records you've never heard

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