Subject:

Jerry Dirkx

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2009

    Echoes and Reverberations: Loco Gringos Vivir Para Siempre en Nuestros Corazones

    For more photos, album art and show posters, check out our slideshow here.Dallas bands are usually judged within the context of their efforts and accomplishments. Some spend stupid money on hair care products and aspire to a label deal; other bands actually rehearse and wanna make an important art ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2007

    Gerard Dirkx on Going Solo, The Telefones and Opening for the Toadies

    Gerard Dirkx was a founding member of The Telefones, Dallas first and best new wave band. Formed in 1979, Jerry Dirkx played lead guitar and sang, Chris Dirkx played drums, Steve Dirkx played bass and Will Clay played saxophone and synthesizer. The band's first single, “The Ballad of Jerry Godzill ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2007

    The Ballad of Jerry Dirkx

    If I may direct your attention to our musically inclined sibling DC9 at Night, Darryl Smyers has a terrific interview with one of my earliest rock and roll idols: Jerry Dirkx, founding member of such local bands as Teenage Queers and the legendary Telefones, whose 1980 VVV release Vibration Change r ... More >>

  • Music

    July 1, 1999

    The Telefones

    Vibration Change (VVV Records)

  • Music

    January 7, 1999

    Requiem for a sax player

    Will Clay died an unsung minor hero of Dallas rock and roll

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