I listen to something from this recording of Merle Haggard at the Longhorn Ballroom back in 1982, oh, probably once a week; never do get tired of "Mama Tried" or "Tulare Dust." And I still have that whole series of "That's the Way Baseball Go" T-shirts dating back to the glorious fall of 2010. Ju ... More >>
Noah W. Bailey The Baptist Generals' Chris Flemmons at the Sub Pop Showcase.Band: Baptist GeneralsWhere: Sub Pop Showcase at Radio RoomWhat It Was Like: If you're ever seen the Baptist Generals play one of their "rug shows" then you know what a special experience these all-acoustic sets can b ... More >>
There never was a tear in Bob Wills' beer
The man from West reminds his friends what his soul is worth
Why does Dallas write its musical history with an eraser?
The Guys of the Big "D" Jamboree (Dragon Street)
Pimpadelic, Tommy Boy Records split
Darlington and Todd Deatherage
A new CD resurrects the echoes of the long-gone Big "D" Jamboree, where Elvis, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, and some forgotten heroes made Saturday nights swing
With his debut record, Ed Burleson may be too country for Nashville, but not for Texas
Or: Oh, look...it's another end-of-the-century list
"Groovy" Joe Poovey dies just as his Greatest Grooves are set for release
Don Walser sings deep from the heart of Texas
Cajun monarch Marcia Ball spreads her wings
He had 78 hits spanning five decades and revolutionized country music. Now, Fort Worth's Hank Thompson gets a new green light.
Scottish author waltzes across Texas in pursuit of the music he loves
Dre and Snoop Dogg, the boys who cried wolf, cancel yet another Dallas show
Jay Farrar and Dave Grohl don't owe you anything
Meredith L. Miller sleeps with Elvis and dreams with Buddy
Ty Herndon is country music's latest hunk of the month. But is he for real?
Dallas' forgotten Star Talent Records label got there before Sun's rise
Slobberbone is the dumbest name for the best new band in town
A few clubs and a few bands do not a "music town" make
Whether in The Band or solo, Robbie Robertson still searches for his America