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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

…really easy,” he says. “I’ve heard these songs all my life. It’s all about the song. It’s about the stories…

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

…the favorite songs that the Lubbock-born, Fort Worth-raised boy grew up on. “I’ve wanted to record Hank Williams songs my…

William Clark Green Finds a Muse in the People and Places of Small-Town Texas

William Clark Green Finds a Muse in the People and Places of Small-Town Texas

…2024. TH: How does Baker Hotel relate to your previous albums? WCG: I write folk songs and country songs and…

Texas Singer-Songwriter Robert Earl Keen is Retiring After a 40-Year Wild Ride

Texas Singer-Songwriter Robert Earl Keen is Retiring After a 40-Year Wild Ride

…up a famous friendship with fellow Aggie Lyle Lovett, writing and playing songs together on an old porch in College…

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

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

…Texas State Arts and Crafts Fair. And, it would “include the folk songs which have been passed down through the…

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?

heard of Texas Jack Omohundro.” Kerns got his hands on a copy of the sole biography of Omohundro, Herschel Logan’s…

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

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

…rural Southern music being made for the world. But when the songs “Sallie Gooden” and “Arkansaw Traveler” were pressed onto…

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

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

…but songs and stories. After attending the University of Texas at Arlington, he drew upon his knack for storytelling in…

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

…he started singing ‘Hello Walls’ and all his other songs that had been hits for others, it was complete adoration…

Loud and Invasive, the Monk Parakeet Charmed Its Way Into Texas Almost 50 Years Ago

Loud and Invasive, the Monk Parakeet Charmed Its Way Into Texas Almost 50 Years Ago

…big metros of the Texas Triangle, you have seen or at least heard the cries of a monk parakeet. The…

San Antonio’s  Morgan’s Wonderland Caters to Kids with Disabilities

San Antonio’s Morgan’s Wonderland Caters to Kids with Disabilities

…100 Greatest Places.” Subscribe to Texas Highways “For every four people who enter our welcome center, three of them don’t…

Bobby Byrd of Cinco Puntos Press Is a Poet and Everyone Should Know It

Bobby Byrd of Cinco Puntos Press Is a Poet and Everyone Should Know It

…truck with the wheels falling off,” says Santa Fe storyteller Joe Hayes, author of one of Cinco Puntos’ greatest hits,…

Step Back In Time At El Paso’s Gardner Hotel As It Celebrates 100 Years

Step Back In Time At El Paso’s Gardner Hotel As It Celebrates 100 Years

…ownership of the hotel and I followed him along. I thought it was the greatest thing since sliced bread.” Opened…

Think Texas Is Hot? Here Are 8 Reasons Why It’s Hotter Than You Think

Think Texas Is Hot? Here Are 8 Reasons Why It’s Hotter Than You Think

greatest population growth of all 50 states, making up 79% of the total population increase in the U.S. Along with…

The Wild Extremes Texas Photographers Go To for Thrilling Storm Shots

The Wild Extremes Texas Photographers Go To for Thrilling Storm Shots

…lightning striking just outside of Perryton in June 2020. “Possibly the greatest updraft and lightning show I’ve seen to date,”…

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