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Traces of Texas’ Throwback Thursday: Elvis at the Little Shamrock Cafe

Traces of Texas’ Throwback Thursday: Elvis at the Little Shamrock Cafe

Every week, Traces of Texas shares one of his vintage photo finds with us.
“James Hefley kindly shared this remarkable photo of Elvis eating breakfast at the Little Shamrock Cafe in Cleveland, Texas, on September 12, 1957.

Texas’ Tribute to Elvis

Texas’ Tribute to Elvis

Elvis Presley never performed at Southfork Ranch, but the King’s dramatic flair surely influenced the fictional Ewing family and its glitzy North Texas estate.

Joe Ely Looks Back on His 50-Year Career Ahead of Austin City Limits Hall of Fame Induction

Joe Ely Looks Back on His 50-Year Career Ahead of Austin City Limits Hall of Fame Induction

It has been quite a month for Joe Ely. The Flatlanders, the Lubbock trio he first played and recorded with in 1972, headlined the Back to the Basics Music Festival at Luckenbach in late September.

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

John Lomax III has been part of my music life for half a century. We were both budding music journalists for Country Music magazine back in the 1970s, and he’s one of those displaced Texans I’d see whenever I visited Nashville over the decades.

Dave’s: A Pawn Shop Is Filled to the Brim With Historical, Eclectic, and Cryptic Artifacts

Dave’s: A Pawn Shop Is Filled to the Brim With Historical, Eclectic, and Cryptic Artifacts

South El Paso Street in downtown El Paso is the stuff of legends, revolutionaries, rock stars, and one-of-a-kind oddities.

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

“You’re 81. What the heck are you making a new record for?”
It’s an honest, semi-innocent question to pose to singer-songwriter Delbert McClinton when I get him on the phone the other day.

Roadside Oddity: The Cartoon Saloon’s Sweet Spot ‘Between Comfort and Welfare’

Roadside Oddity: The Cartoon Saloon’s Sweet Spot ‘Between Comfort and Welfare’

It all started with a bunch of empty Lone Star Beer cans. In December 2013, J.P.

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