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Do People Give A Damn About Songs Anymore?

The John Moreland song referenced in the title of this piece has been around for several years, but becomes more bitingly prophetic with each passing year (week? month?).  Dancehalls are dying and live music crowds are dwindling on the whole.  … Read the rest

Jumping on The Co-Write

The official podcast of this website is The Co-Write.  I was the most recent guest and I talked a wide range of topics with Bobby and Donovan ranging from the birth of this site, the past two decades of “Texas Music”, streaming, old school hip-hop, declining live music interest, who’s the next big thing and more.  … Read the rest

{Brad's Corner} April 2017 – Stepping Aside

{Brads Corner}

This morning news broke that Tony Romo was “stepping away” from football to enter the broadcast booth.  After much speculation for many months, this was the inevitable end for this situation.  It’s also a good analogy for what is happening with me and LJT.  … Read the rest

Jerry Jeff at 75

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There are many folks that saw the former Ronald Crosby catting around the Texas Hill Country in the early 70’s who probably would have scoffed at the notion of him making it to see age 75 and the year 2017. When the self-proclaimed gypsy songman first headed south from New York and hit Florida with a spring break ukelele and wanderlust for days, nobody could’ve predicted him making a career as a musician and songwriter.… Read the rest

{Review} Rich O’Toole – American Kid

otooleRich O’Toole has had one of the most interesting careers in the history of this music scene.  His debut record flung him atop the charts and ahead of people that had been chasing the dream longer.  It wasn’t unique, but it was catchy. … Read the rest