Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Aretha Franklin from A- Z

May the letters of the alphabet spell out the story of a preacher’s daughter who sang sanctified rhythm and blues like none other and became the first woman inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. A: “Amazing Grace.” Franklin grew up deep in the church, which was the concept of this 1972 return […]

All Over The Map: True Heroes of Texas Music

Beautifully illustrated by the photos of Scott Newton and others, this book profiles 42 Texas musicians who left their mark and inspired others, including Janis Joplin, Lefty Frizzell, T-Bone Walker, Ella Mae Morse, King Curtis and Townes Van Zandt. “The best book ever written about Texas music,” – Joe Nick Patoski. $22-signed trade paperback (includes […]