Lefty Frizzell

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    November 17, 2014

    Sturgill Simpson Gave Country Fans Reason to Believe at Club Dada on Saturday

    Sturgill Simpson With Cris Jacobs Cub Dada, Dallas Saturday, November 15, 2014 There are many of us who are deeply concerned about the future of country music. These are likely concerns that our parents had, and theirs before them. Every generation always thinks that the one after their own is goin ... More >>

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    October 27, 2014

    Jason Aldean and Florida Georgia Line Danced on the Grave of Country at Gexa on Saturday

    Jason Aldean With Florida Georgia Line Gexa Energy Pavilion, Dallas Saturday, October 25, 2014 Ebola causes you to leak fluids from your body's orifices and bleed internally until your body starts to slowly shut down. Then you die from a combination of low blood-pressure and organ failure. If you h ... More >>

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    August 9, 2011

    That's the Way Downloads Go: Now You Can Own Merle Haggard's Ron Washington Song

    ‚ÄčI 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 >>

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    August 20, 2009
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    March 20, 2009

    What It Was Like: Baptist Generals, Red Red Meat, Mark Sultan, Herman Dune, Justin Townes Earle, The Tallest Man On Earth, Dinosaur Jr.

    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 >>

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    September 29, 2006

    Something Special

    Helen Hall, one of the great gals of the Big "D" Jamboree, died this week. She was 78. Five years ago I wrote a story about a country singer who was this close to becoming famous but instead became only a legend. In March 2001, Helen Hall, who was born October 20, 1927, in Navarro County, was singin ... More >>

  • Music

    September 7, 2006

    A Hoot of a Holler

    There never was a tear in Bob Wills' beer

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    August 24, 2006

    Helping Hand

    The man from West reminds his friends what his soul is worth

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    May 30, 2006

    "Dallas Rag" and Other Stomps

    Blind Lemon Jefferson: Ya know, he's not just the namesake of a failing club in Deep Ellum. Over the weekend, a friend wondered precisely what good reason this city had for not having a Dallas music museum in, say, Deep Ellum, where Blind Lemon Jefferson and Leadbelly hopped off the train some 80 ye ... More >>

  • Music

    June 13, 2002

    Looking Back

    Why does Dallas write its musical history with an eraser?

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    February 28, 2002

    Various Artists

    The Guys of the Big "D" Jamboree (Dragon Street)

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    January 31, 2002

    A Marked Man

    Pimpadelic, Tommy Boy Records split

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    August 31, 2000

    Out There

    Rockabilly Rave-Ups

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    August 17, 2000

    Out Here

    Darlington and Todd Deatherage

  • News

    January 6, 2000

    Good rockin' last night

    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

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    October 28, 1999

    Wide open spaces

    With his debut record, Ed Burleson may be too country for Nashville, but not for Texas

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    October 28, 1999

    Rock this town

    Or: Oh,'s another end-of-the-century list

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    September 9, 1999
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    November 12, 1998
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    October 15, 1998

    Legendary stardust cowboy

    "Groovy" Joe Poovey dies just as his Greatest Grooves are set for release

  • Music

    June 18, 1998

    Big country

    Don Walser sings deep from the heart of Texas

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    January 29, 1998
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    August 14, 1997

    Extrapolating rhythm and blues

    Cajun monarch Marcia Ball spreads her wings

  • News

    April 24, 1997

    Honky-Tonk Man

    He had 78 hits spanning five decades and revolutionized country music. Now, Fort Worth's Hank Thompson gets a new green light.

  • Music

    December 5, 1996

    Swingin' west

    Scottish author waltzes across Texas in pursuit of the music he loves

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    January 4, 1996

    The Dr. is out

    Dre and Snoop Dogg, the boys who cried wolf, cancel yet another Dallas show

  • Music

    December 28, 1995

    Gimme, gimme truth

    Jay Farrar and Dave Grohl don't owe you anything

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    December 14, 1995
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    September 21, 1995
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    July 13, 1995

    Don't call it a comeback

    Meredith L. Miller sleeps with Elvis and dreams with Buddy

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    April 27, 1995

    Thank God he's a pretty boy

    Ty Herndon is country music's latest hunk of the month. But is he for real?

  • Music

    April 6, 1995

    Good rockin' last night

    Dallas' forgotten Star Talent Records label got there before Sun's rise

  • Music

    March 2, 1995

    Uncle Whopelo?

    Slobberbone is the dumbest name for the best new band in town

  • Music

    December 22, 1994

    Scene, not heard

    A few clubs and a few bands do not a "music town" make

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    November 17, 1994

    This land is his land

    Whether in The Band or solo, Robbie Robertson still searches for his America