Marcia Ball At 64, Marcia Ball could well be considered the queen of Texas blues. No other female performer has captured the transcendent mixture of swampy, New Orleans style piano blues and the more acoustic form exemplified by the likes of Lightnin' Hopkins better than Ball. Over a career that h ... More >>
The neo city on the hills is a far cry from its cheap pot, cold beer and low-rent former ways.
According to a press release that apparently went out to every media outlet in the world today, Dallas' own Norah Jones has a new album coming out in November--her fourth overall, and first in two years. After the jump, the press release in full, since it features some Jones quotes on the new, as ... More >>
A gift guide to children's CDs
Girl leaves the grind behind for a li'l two-stepping where the dry turns wet
Risin' With the Blues (Zoho Records)
Arizona Juanita Dranes died in obscurity, but she is remembered now
Merle Haggard makes a triumphant return. Wait -- he never went away.
Drummers of West Africa bring the roots of rock to Fort Worth
Baboon finally gets free of its label and releases its best, most grown-up record yet
But a new boxed set proves you can't keep Randy Newman down
This season's Christmas album offerings
Big Al Dupree makes his recording debut after 72 years
In rock and roll, 'legend' is another word for 'forgotten'