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Comedian William Lee Martin Takes His Texas-Bred Jokes to the World

Comedian William Lee Martin Takes His Texas-Bred Jokes to the World

saw my cowboy hat. It hit me—these kids need cowboy hats. What 7-year-old doesn’t want to be a cowboy or…

Who Was the Historic Figure Behind Texas Jack Wild West Outfitter in Fredericksburg?

Who Was the Historic Figure Behind Texas Jack Wild West Outfitter in Fredericksburg?

…first cowboy to make an impact and to lay the foundation of the fictionalized version of the kind of cowboy

Looking for a Saloon? Bandera’s Historic 11th Street Cowboy Bar Is For Sale

Looking for a Saloon? Bandera’s Historic 11th Street Cowboy Bar Is For Sale

The exterior of the 11th Street Cowboy Bar, up for sale in Bandera. Photo courtesy 11th Street Cowboy Bar. The…

Up For Sale, the Old Spanish Trail Restaurant in Bandera Serves Up Cowboy History

Up For Sale, the Old Spanish Trail Restaurant in Bandera Serves Up Cowboy History

…the Cowboy Capital of the World, it’s no surprise that part of the building stands on what was once a…

50 Years Ago, Willie Nelson United Cowboys and Hippies at the Armadillo World Headquarters

50 Years Ago, Willie Nelson United Cowboys and Hippies at the Armadillo World Headquarters

…weren’t welcome in honky-tonks, and cowboys didn’t mingle with “peaceniks.” But five words built a bridge. “Ladies and gentlemen, Willie…

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

…River valley near Meridian that backed up to the Chisholm Trail during the era of cattle drives. Proximity to cowboys…

A Century of Recorded Country Music Started With Texas Fiddler Eck Robertson

A Century of Recorded Country Music Started With Texas Fiddler Eck Robertson

…five more fiddle tunes. Silent cowboy movies were big at the time, so Robertson showed up in full Western wear—a…

10 Facts About the Texas State Flag

10 Facts About the Texas State Flag

…to individual homes and emblazoned on an unlimited selection of merchandise, including cowboy boots, it’s far more than a simple…

Riding High at Dude Ranches

Riding High at Dude Ranches

…a weathered cowboy hat, leads the way. Soon my imagination wanders back 130 years to the grueling Longhorn cattle drives…

All Hat: Cowboy Hats Brim with Style

All Hat: Cowboy Hats Brim with Style

…burning desire to be a cowboy for a little while.” “And without the hat,” adds Henderson, “there is no cowboy!”…

A New Book Explores How Psychics Thrived on Texas Border Radio Stations

A New Book Explores How Psychics Thrived on Texas Border Radio Stations

…publishing a nationally distributed astrology magazine in Del Rio. My late friend Dallas Turner, a pitchman, metaphysician, and singing cowboy

Spring Road Trips: Scenic Drives, the Gulf Coast, Big Bend, and the ‘Eiffel Tower’ Await

Spring Road Trips: Scenic Drives, the Gulf Coast, Big Bend, and the ‘Eiffel Tower’ Await

…Texas Eiffel Tower, a 65-foot-tall replica topped by a big red cowboy hat that reminds me more of a huge…

Can the Sugar Land Space Cowboys Help Houston Embrace Its True Nickname?

Can the Sugar Land Space Cowboys Help Houston Embrace Its True Nickname?

Courtesy Sugar Land Space Cowboys Today is the home debut of the Sugar Land Skeeters—correction, the Sugar Land Space Cowboys….

Editor’s Note: You Can Go Home Again

Editor’s Note: You Can Go Home Again

…book coming out in June, Gutierrez’s story from last year’s Cowboy Issue, “The Original Cowboys,” will be published in the…

Kinky Friedman Introduces Gold Star Kids to the Land That Shaped Him

Kinky Friedman Introduces Gold Star Kids to the Land That Shaped Him

…first memory of the Hill Country? KF: Cowboy stars. If you come from Houston or any place like that, the…

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