Tex Ritter

  • 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 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

    August 4, 2009

    Dude Food: Jalapeno Tree

    ‚ÄčEach week the Dude Food guys assess the 'masculinity' of Dallas area dives. The more fried meat and junk on the walls, the better the rating...Jalapeno Tree (Yes, there should be a tilde over the "n" in "Jalapeno." No, I don't know how to type one.) 1530 N. Peachtree Rd., Mesquite 972-329-9560 D ... More >>

  • Music

    August 24, 2006

    Helping Hand

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

  • Music

    May 9, 2002

    Johnny Cash

    The Essential Johnny Cash / The Fabulous Johnny Cash / Hymns by Johnny Cash / Ride This Train / Orange Blossom Special / Carryin' On With Johnny Cash & June Carter (Columbia Legacy)

  • Culture

    May 31, 2001

    Kiss 'em, Cowboys!

    Pegasus Theatre serves up a gay romp on the range

  • Music

    September 28, 2000

    Jesus' Favorite Singer

    Fifty years after leaving the Soul Stirrers, Rebert Harris has been called home

  • 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

    July 13, 1995

    Don't call it a comeback

    Meredith L. Miller sleeps with Elvis and dreams with Buddy