The scene in Lewisville during Labor Day weekend 1969Longtime Friends of Unfair Park are by now well aware of my lifetime obsession with the Texas International Pop Festival, held during Labor Day weekend in 1969 in a Lewisville field. The roster, put together by, among others, Angus Wynne, was l ... More >>
Yesterday marked the 53rd anniversary of the Billboard Hot 100 pop chart. Launched in 1958, the chart combined statistics gleaned from both radio airplay and sales of individual singles to determine a single's popularity. Today, the Hot 100 chart is topped by LMFAO's "Party Rock Anthem" -- proo ... More >>
1988-2008: Two Decades of DOMA
From Dallas came the man who first plugged blues into an amp--and into popular culture
Why does Dallas write its musical history with an eraser?
SRV (Epic Records/Legacy)
Or: Oh, look...it's another end-of-the-century list
December 17 - 23, 1998
Steve Miller learned everything he knows about music while living in Dallas--but has he forgotten it all?
Blues dudes grow their own--albums, that is
The gospel according to Bill Hicks
Elvis T. Busboy drives his soul train into the future
Jim Suhler talks about life and the local bluesman
Texas Blues Cafe brings more than brisket to the 'burbs
Bobby Patterson, Dallas' great unsung soul singer, gets his Second chance
A few clubs and a few bands do not a "music town" make