Jerry Wexler

  • Film

    May 23, 2013
  • Music

    September 1, 2011
  • Blogs

    October 20, 2009

    Dude Food: Avila's

    Noah W. BaileySeriously, Avila's, somebody could have parked there.‚ÄčAvila's 4714 Maple Ave.214-520-2700Dude Factor: 8, or "Nuevo Laredo", on a scale of  1 ("Stays in Mexico") to 10 ("El Paso")A wise man once said "don't shit where you eat, kid." Whoever built Avila's blatantly ignored his adv ... More >>

  • Music

    February 26, 2009

    Willie Nelson and Asleep at the Wheel

    Willie and the Wheel (Bismeaux Productions)

  • Calendar

    September 11, 2008

    Evil Ways

    Santana smooths over Dallas

  • Music

    August 28, 2008

    Remembering Jerry Wexler

    A friend recalls the legendary record man

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2008

    Legendary Producer and Executive Jerry Wexler Dead at 91

    Jerry Wexler in 1979. (AP) Sad news today, as the AP reports that Jerry Wexler died at 3:45 a.m. this morning at the age of 91. The man who coined the term "Rhythm and Blues," he was a hugely influential partner at Atlantic in the 1950s and '60s. He produced Aretha Franklin's take on Otis Redding' ... More >>

  • Music

    July 29, 1999

    He's about a mover

    Doug Sahm may spend his summers in Canada, but he's still a Texas tornado

  • Music

    July 29, 1999

    Stacks of wax

    Adventures at the bottom of the music trade

  • Music

    October 15, 1998

    Mose's better blues

    A trip to Long Island reveals an Allison wonderland

  • Music

    October 16, 1997

    Soul brother number one

    Ray Charles rules a far-flung kingdom

  • Music

    September 4, 1997

    Austin's loss

    A new CD and a move to L.A. herald a career boost for Denny Freeman

  • Music

    June 26, 1997

    Classical gas

    Paul Slavens goes from Freak Show to trio to solo

  • Music

    March 20, 1997

    Soul survivor

    Four decades after his first record, Solomon Burke is still in the studio and in God's arms

  • Music

    February 27, 1997

    The quiet man

    Cornell Dupree is the ultimate un-showoff

  • Music

    November 28, 1996

    Glory and injustice

    Is bass legend Chuck Rainey falling through the cracks?

  • Music

    July 20, 1995

    Unsung diva

    R&B great Etta James ponders the fame that got away