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Sir Douglas Quintet

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2013

    Rick Miller of Southern Culture on the Skids: "We Were Doing it Just to Get Some Beer and Meet Chicks"

    Back in the mid '80s, you couldn't find a more fun experience than catching Southern Culture on the Skids. Rick Miller's psychobilly/surf rock creation could turn even the most modest of crowds into a seething, food throwing collection of fools that seemed to feed on the music's trailer park charm. ... More >>

  • Music

    August 2, 2012
  • Blogs

    August 2, 2012

    The 100 Best Texas Songs: The Complete List

    100. Tripping Daisy, "Sonic Bloom" Before this album, the band had a grunge-pop affectation, but this song, from 1998's Jesus Hits Like the Atom Bomb, was more heartfelt than anything they'd done before. - Daniel Hopkins 99. Pleasant Grove, "The Plaque at 16ft" Bret Egner wrote "The Plaque at 16ft, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2012

    Best Texas Songs of All Time: #19-1

    Songs #100-80 Songs #79-60 Songs #59-40 Songs #39-20 The Spotify playlist for songs #19-1 19. Billy Preston, "Nothing From Nothing" Houston pianist Billy Preston got to hang around some decent talent (The Beatles, The Stones), but his solo material went in another direction altogether. This is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2012

    The Best Texas Songs of All Time: #39-20

    Best Texas songs, #100-80 Best Texas songs, #79-60 Best Texas songs, #59-40 The Spotify playlist for songs #39-20 39. Billy Joe Shaver, "Live Forever" "Live Forever" is an emotional experience. The line, "Don't let the darkness take them" is tear-inducing, given that his own son, Eddy, was take ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2009

    What It Was Like: Port O' Brien, Those Darlins, Phosphorescent, Deer Tick, Hacienda

    Noah W. BaileyPort O' Brien channels Neil Young at Buffalo Billiards.After the three-and-a-half hour drive from Dallas I decided to start the evening off right at Hut's Hamburgers before finally checking out some music. Here's what I saw. Now it's time for breakfast tacos at Nueva Onda and more band ... More >>

  • Music

    August 18, 2005

    Shawn Sahm, Flaco Jimenez and Augie Meyers

    Friday, August 19th, at Sons of Hermann Hall

  • Music

    September 6, 2001

    Bob Dylan

    Love and Theft (Columbia Records)

  • Music

    March 29, 2001

    Blues Valentine

    Tom Waits for no one--except guitarist-singer John Hammond

  • News

    October 28, 1999

    Wide open spaces

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

  • Music

    August 26, 1999

    California dreaming

    A new four-disc compilation attempts to give the West Coast East Side Sound its proper place in rock-and-roll history

  • 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

    November 26, 1998

    Too high. Period.

    Curt Kirkwood, now living in Austin, is still a Meat Puppet. His brother Cris is a missing-in-action junkie

  • Music

    March 2, 1995

    Uncle Whopelo?

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

  • Music

    February 2, 1995

    Roky's road

    The father of psychedelia is not insane, just a little crazy

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