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  • Blogs

    September 1, 2011

    Buddy Guy: "If [Clapton] Says That I Am The Greatest Guitar Player Ever, Then Maybe I Am."

    Buddy Guy​At 75, guitarist Buddy Guy remains as nimble of a string-bender as he was when his career started over 50 years ago. And what a career it's been: Eric Clapton calls Guy the greatest player ever, and, clearly, Guy has influenced generations of blues guitarists. He still makes gr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2009

    Yesterday at NX35: Billy Roy's One Man Show on the Square

    Kelly Knickerbocker BAND: Billy Roy's One Man BandVENUE: Anywhere he wants really--this time it's on the SquareTIME: 9 p.m. A glass-encapsulated man playing a barrage of instruments at the corner of Locust and Oak Streets got my attention--and the attention of plenty of others--on the Squa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2008

    The Last Of The Great Mississippi Delta Blues Men Took To Dallas

    They wheeled David "Honeyboy" Edwards, 93, to the edge of the stage. People in the shadows helped him to stand, and he crossed into the spotlight, taking slow deliberate steps, carefully placing each foot until he reached the plain wooden chair placed in the stage's center. The crowd, full of st ... More >>

  • Music

    August 28, 2008

    Remembering Jerry Wexler

    A friend recalls the legendary record man

  • Culture

    March 15, 2007

    Perfect Game

    With Fences, DTC steps up to take a big swing at a major work by August Wilson

  • Culture

    December 21, 2006

    Grace Notes

    Jubilee sings a joyful noise in Black Nativity

  • Culture

    October 12, 2006

    Who's on Faust?

    Heavy bargaining for souls at Jubilee Theatre, Lyric Stage; hell is Glory of Living

  • Music

    June 18, 1998

    The King's man

    "Jr. Boy" Jones played with them all--now, he plays for himself

  • Music

    December 25, 1997
  • Music

    December 11, 1997
  • Music

    May 22, 1997

    Keeping up with the Joneses

    Dallas blues history according to two who lived it

  • Music

    May 8, 1997

    Young Country repellent

    With the Cicadas, Rodney Crowell exits Nashville's cocoon

  • Music

    February 20, 1997

    You got another thing comin'

    Venal old fraud Pat Boone bellies up to the trough once more with an album of metal covers

  • Music

    November 28, 1996

    Glory and injustice

    Is bass legend Chuck Rainey falling through the cracks?

  • Music

    October 17, 1996

    House of David

    Fathead comes home

  • Culture

    May 16, 1996

    Hide and seek

    Stage West's Joe Turner illuminates the ties that bind

  • News

    October 5, 1995

    House of blues

    A forgotten rock and roll pioneer fights to keep his Oak Cliff home

  • Music

    September 7, 1995

    Swingin' the blues

    Big Al Dupree makes his recording debut after 72 years