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With a New Album Out, 81-Year-Old Delbert McClinton Reflects on His Six-Decade Career

With a New Album Out, 81-Year-Old Delbert McClinton Reflects on His Six-Decade Career

…’56 original by bluesman Jimmy Reed; “One Scotch, One Bourbon, One Beer,” popularized in 1953 by Houston’s Amos Milburn and…

With New Performances, John Lomax III Fuels the Lomax Family Legacy of Preserving American Folk Songs

With New Performances, John Lomax III Fuels the Lomax Family Legacy of Preserving American Folk Songs

…years ago. Alan is credited with championing blues artists Robert Johnson and Mississippi Fred McDowell among others and was the…

Welcome to South Texas’ House of Immaculate Glass

Welcome to South Texas’ House of Immaculate Glass

…illuminates the far end of the gallery with cool blues and purples, metallic golds and yellows, and a burst of…

Kerrville Folk Festival Celebrates 50 Years of Music, Community, and Lasting Memories

Kerrville Folk Festival Celebrates 50 Years of Music, Community, and Lasting Memories

…Folk concert hosted by Yarrow with original songwriters from Texas and other states, and a blues workshop with Mance Lipscomb…

All the Right Notes

All the Right Notes

…he spun “Blues In A Bottle” by Prince Albert Hunt’s Texas Ramblers (Okeh, 1928). It’s one of those genre jumbles…

Rest in Peace: Grave Sites of Famous Texans

Rest in Peace: Grave Sites of Famous Texans

…have the same effect on us. When one dies young, as did Tejano singer Selena Quinta­nilla-Perez (1971-1995) and blues-guitar whiz…

Speaking of Texas: Bottleneck Wizard

Speaking of Texas: Bottleneck Wizard

blues artists like Leadbelly and Blind Lemon Jefferson. After Jack White of the rock duo The White Stripes remarked from…

America’s Singing Breakman

America’s Singing Breakman

…of 1929. As he strummed his guitar and sang his eclectic country blues from an open window, he drew such…

Marfalous!

Marfalous!

…identify paintings as I read the names. Teals and royal blues are a giveaway for Tadpole Pond. Yellow Wind is…

Texas Grit: How the Dust Bowl Changed the Course of History in the Texas Panhandle

Texas Grit: How the Dust Bowl Changed the Course of History in the Texas Panhandle

…Dust Bowl. The illness was so widespread that it prompted Woody Guthrie to write “Dust Pneumonia Blues,” a song about…

TH Moment with Jerry Jeff Walker

TH Moment with Jerry Jeff Walker

…which included Gary P. Nunn, who would go on to record the Austin City Limits theme song, “London Homesick Blues.”…

New Adventures in Old La Grange

New Adventures in Old La Grange

…live music (blues, rock, jazz, swing, and other genres, in this case) without the usual distractions. A large sign in…

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