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

April 28, 2022 | By Joe Nick Patoski

He’s the bard of the Hill Country—a satirist, author, singer-songwriter, raconteur, and equal-opportunity offender. He’s run for Texas governor, not to mention state agricultural commissioner and Kerr County justice of the peace.

A Tribute to Joe Tex, the Great Soul Singer From East Texas

August 6, 2021 | By John Nova Lomax

In Navasota, there’s a bronze statue of a guitar-strumming Mance Lipscomb in a park named after the famous bluesman.

The June 2024 cover of Texas Highways: Treasures from the Coast

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