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Frank Beard

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2014

    Movoto's Irving Listicle Is All Sorts of Wrong

    Movoto, for those of you who don't get their unsolicited press releases in your inbox, is an online real estate brokerage that specializes, best we can tell, in mass producing generic listicles. As a general rule, it's best to ignore these things and hope they go away, but we had to make an excepti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2014

    The Ten Best Texas Psychedelic Rock Albums

    Most people have heard of psychedelic rock -- a mid '60s music closely associated with the psychedelia counterculture. But what you might not know is that its roots started right here in Texas, with 13th Floor Elevators frontman Roky Erickson first using the term almost fifty years ago in 1965. Sin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2013

    The 10 Texas Blues Albums You Must Hear Before You Die

    Watching the Devil tune his guitar in the middle of the night isn't how Robert (or Tommy) Johnson imagined he'd be spending his Saturday night. When that ol' demon started playing songs, fire flew from his fingertips as an otherworldly sound reverberated into the night. According to legend, despite ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2009

    American Blues: Dallas-Born Rocky Hill, Dusty's Older Brother, Died on Friday

    A longtime music publicist pal sends the sad news: Dallas-born Rocky Hill -- Dusty's big brother and one hellacious blues guitarist forever proud of his self-proclaimed rep as "The Anti-Clapton" -- died on Friday, with few details other than that available at present. All I've found online is his ob ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2009

    American Blues: Dallas-Born Rocky Hill, Dusty's Older Brother, Died on Friday

    Rocky HillA longtime music publicist pal sends the sad news: Dallas-born Rocky Hill -- Dusty's big brother and one hellacious blues guitarist forever proud of his self-proclaimed rep as "The Anti-Clapton" -- died on Friday, with few details other than that available at present. All I've found onlin ... More >>

  • Music

    December 16, 1999
  • Music

    August 13, 1998

    Not fade away

    Two garage-rock compilations raise The Esquires, Irving's psychedelic-rock greats, from the dead

  • Music

    February 2, 1995

    Case dismissed

    Judge tells the Nightcaps that ZZ Top aren't "copycats"

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