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Golden Smog

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    June 23, 2014

    Jeff Tweedy Showed Off His Songwriting Chops at Majestic Theatre

    Jeff Tweedy With the Handsome Family Majestic Theatre Sunday, June 22, 2014 By the time Jeff Tweedy and his four-piece backing band left the stage Sunday night, it was like he had played two shows in one night. Devoting the first half of a 28-song set to his forthcoming solo album, Sukierae, Tweedy ... More >>

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    April 18, 2013

    Jay Farrar Has the Driest Sense of Humor on the Planet

    Whether solo or in Uncle Tupelo or Son Volt, singer/songwriter Jay Farrar has created a canon of alt-country and Americana music that may be unrivaled. Brooding and intense, Farrar's songs chronicle the darker side of human emotions and like his songs, Farrar isn't the most upbeat guy on the block. ... More >>

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    February 19, 2012

    Discovering a Rare Bobby Patterson Single Mentioned in the Warren Commission Hearings

    ‚ÄčA Friend of Unfair Park wondered Saturday afternoon: Is the "unknown teen" named Robert Patterson heard singing "Tell Me How" and "Dear Debbie" on this purchased-this-morning Future Records single none other than the Bobby Patterson? Why, yes, yes it is; just listen to that voice. Said Bobby when ... More >>

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    May 8, 2008

    The Only Person Who Can Do a Good Bobby Patterson is Jeff Tweedy

    Peter Calvin Did you ever hear about the night Bobby Patterson played with Golden Smog at South by Southwest? Goes a little like this. Ladies and gents, Mr. Bobby Patterson as performed by Golden Smog on April 18, 1996, at a place called Cat's Cradle in Idunnowhere, Someplace. It's courtesy Captain ... More >>

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    April 24, 2008

    An Unfair Park Exclusive: "Digging Up Bones" with Some Brand-New Bobby Patterson and Shibboleth

    Ladies and gentlemen, Mr. Bobby ... Patterson at the Dallas Observer Music Awards last year, with Shibboleth as his backing band This is a very special treat, exclusively for the Friends of Unfair Park: A few days ago, Shibboleth's Don Cento shot me a few demos Shibboleth and some Very Special Guest ... More >>

  • Music

    February 28, 2008

    Gary Louris

    Vagabonds (Rykodisc)

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    January 18, 2007

    Be a Part of It

    Tips 'n' tricks for taking in Tweedy

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    November 29, 2006
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    November 27, 2006

    T.C.B. or T.Y.A. Saturday Night, Y'all

    Local soul-singin' great Bobby Patterson will perform with some young upstarts Saturday night at the Sons of Hermann. Christmas just came a little early this year. A couple of weeks back we mentioned the impending Reunion Tower Revue, taking place this Saturday night at the Sons of Hermann Hall. Do ... More >>

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    October 13, 2006

    The Great Greats

    Wilco: We've said it once, we'll say it again. Best band in the world. Proved it last night in Fort Worth. Didn't need to. Did. I have a theory that Wilco is the greatest American rock band, past or present. They've been my favorite band for a decade, so honestly I'm a little biased, but last night ... More >>

  • Music

    July 20, 2006

    Golden Smog

    Another Fine Day (Lost Highway)

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    May 31, 2006
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    January 19, 2006

    Gabi

    Loneliness Keeps Company (self-released)

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    March 23, 2000

    SXSW Diaries

    A thousand bands + a dozen parties + one cigarette lighter = average South By Southwest

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    March 11, 1999

    Soul brother No. 1

    Quiet! Do not disturb while Bobby Patterson is making love to a microphone on KKDA-AM

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    February 25, 1999

    The only one

    Wilco's Jeff Tweedy spent years trying to prove he was better than everyone thought. Now, with Summer Teeth, nothing's ever gonna get in his way again.

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    December 24, 1998

    Listen up

    1998 was not a very good year, but it's still worth the bother

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    October 22, 1998

    Country and Midwestern

    The best of the alt-country lot salute the majesty of the past--while defining the future

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    October 8, 1998
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    May 1, 1997
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    January 9, 1997

    Spirit of '96

    Last year showed pop still has more than a ghost of a chance

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    April 4, 1996

    Fight for a King

    Houston club comes to town carrying a lawsuit with Elvis' estate

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    March 21, 1996

    The unusual suspects

    At South by Southwest, the magic moments count the most

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    March 14, 1996
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    February 15, 1996

    Back on the bus

    HighTone's Roadhouse tour revives rock and roll caravan

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    January 25, 1996

    Copywrong?

    Deep Blue Something involved in legal fight over money, "Breakfast at Tiffany's," and the rights to their own music

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    January 18, 1996

    T.C.B. or T.Y.A.

    Bobby Patterson, Dallas' great unsung soul singer, gets his Second chance

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    January 18, 1996

    More a legend than a band

    Sloppy and perfect, Golden Smog is the best of all worlds

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    November 30, 1995

    There's a tear in his beer

    Carrol Collyer struggles to pay the tab at Naomi's Lounge

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