Until Dallas gets a proper local music museum, the most impressive -- and dare I say important? -- collection of photos I've ever seen is right here. Bands, venues, posters and the collected detritus of the 1950s, '60s and '70s is available -- as well as a NSWF snapshot of Candy Barr from the Carousel Club, which I am making my wallpaper right ... now. --Robert Wilonsky
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