Just like eating junk food is bad for your body, listening to junk music is bad for your brain and soul. ¬†It’s a simple premise, but just as a great majority of folks hit that drive thru as opposed to seeking more fulfilling nourishment because it’s so much easier, music consumers do the same. ¬†… Read the rest
The final installment of my attempt to categorize and chronicle the signature songs of our music scene can be found below. ¬†This has been an extremely rewarding and satisfying trip down memory lane and into the future. ¬†The feedback has been phenomenal and I’m proud that this will stand as a testament to all that we as a music scene and community have been a part of.… Read the rest
After nearly 20 years of attending and reveling in the April tradition that is Larry Joe Taylor’s Texas Music Fest, I was excited to take in my first Rhymes and Vines on the occasion of its eleventh happening. ¬†For ten years I’d heard tales of how it was superior to the April fest for music lovers. ¬†… Read the rest
My mission to archive and chronicle the quintessential and signature songs of Texas/Red Dirt Americana continues with Volume 3 as we dive into M-R.
Spotify playlist for Volumes 1-3: GW Texas Best Americana Red’s
Mack Abernathy – “Slippin’ Around” (1989)
Elements of Bob Wills can be found in this vintage Texas Music artist’s work and is best put on display here.… Read the rest