Opening Day 2021: Music, Baseball and Bits with Chuck Morgan and Grubes

You’d be hard pressed to find a name more synonymous with Texas Rangers baseball than PA announcer Chuck Morgan. I was born in 1974, just after the Washington Senators moved out of Washington D.C. to the DFW Metroplex. Outside of the David Clyde years shortly following the team’s arrival in Arlington, I’ve seen it all. As a kid, I saw a diving Buddy Bell stab line drives down the third base line. I saw Danny Darwin and Charlie Hough bring their stuff to Jim Sundberg. I watched Pete Incaviglia sprint from left field to take part in a brawl. I

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Bri Bagwell

1.  What’s new and exciting in the world of Bri Bagwell? First of all, quarantine made me a brunette because I decided to save the salon cash and grow my hair out au naturale for a bit.  News alert!  It’s not bright blonde without the bleach.  Also, my music video for “As Soon As You” was on CMT for nine weeks.  I can’t believe I’m typing that – we did the music video during quarantine with one camera man, a very limited team (in masks), clothes/props I ordered from Amazon (because the stores were all closed), and then the song

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The Pandhandlers – Bonus From Billy Bob’s

In case you missed it, we covered The Panhandlers’ show last Thursday night. Before downbeat, we got a backstage interview with Josh Abbott, John Baumann, William Clark Green and Cleto Cordero. We cover the origin story of The Panhandlers, what it’s been like trying to start a band during the pandemic, and some fun “20 Questions” type stuff you’ll enjoy. Cheers folks. We also posted a few highlights from the show up on our Galleywinter YouTube page. Go subscribe and enjoy.

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Jack Barksdale (Podcast style)

At Galleywinter, we pride ourselves on sharing music from promising new artists that we think you’ll dig. At age 12, Jack Barksdale is about as young and up and coming as it gets. It takes all of 30 seconds watching Barksdale play guitar that you realize there’s something different about this kid. There’s no G, C, D campfire strumming to his style. It’s guitar slinging, a beautiful melodic fit of chicken pickin’ and slide playing that would make Muddy Waters or Robert Johnson smile. But Jack Barksdale is more than just a guitar phenom. He’s first and foremost a songwriter,

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Kyle Nix

You know Kyle Nix as the fiddle player from the Turnpike Troubadours, but the entire country music world is about to know him as singer/songwriter Kyle Nix as he is set to release his debut solo project Lightning on the Mountain and Other Short Stories on June 26. In this edition of 20 Questions, Kyle details the moment he felt like Turnpike had made it, explains what happened in that famous Rich O’ Toole incident and gives some the complete breakdown of writing and recording his new album. Nix will also soon be a guest on our Galleywinter The Co-Write

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