See also: The best Texas songs of all time, #100-80 See also: The best Texas songs of all time, #79-60 Alex Moore, Alex Moore Barrelhouse pianist "Whistling" Alex Moore spent all of his life in Dallas, recording for Columbia in 1929, Decca in 1937, and RPM/Kent in 1951. During the '60s blues reviv ... More >>
One of the greatest locally written and performed songs of the last 20 years, Homer Henderson's "Lee Harvey Was a Friend of Mine" actually had a video -- and, like, who knew? Well, the guy who made it, that's who. And two days back, "Doyle" posted to the clip to the YouTube; so today, of course, it ... More >>
Karaoke's hip. What's next, the return of the leisure suit?
Got an e-mail last week from a Canadian reader (who knew?) wondering whatever happened to that Nick Tosches-Homer Henderson CD due for release, oh, in 1998. Frankly, Willow (if that is your real name), I have no idea. But in the spirit of whatever Jewish holiday's coming up, here's "The Sweet Thighs ... More >>
Darlington disolves; Rubber Gloves gets booked; Mandarin time; Club anniversaries; Shabazz 3 heads north; Plus, much, much more
Or: Oh, look...it's another end-of-the-century list
Picking the best locally made records of 1998 was easy. Who knew?
The "Amazing One-Man Band" signs on with one of the greatest living American writers
The Dallas scene flourishes beneath the chaos
Paul Slavens goes from Freak Show to trio to solo
Homer Henderson keeps it wild
Another local songwriter has a cut on a major-label release
Local group gets a gospel sound that's contemporary yet sanctified
Tablet calls it quits
In the midst of a silver age, the Light Crust Doughboys are swinging for the bleachers
This was the year local music broke, but was it fixed?
Push the Tripping Daisy and make them come up
When the vinyl jukebox dies, so will a little piece of the music it played
Are local record labels a springboard to success, or success itself?