Tuesday, May 21, 2024

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 […]

Townes Van Zandt: Poet.

His young daughter, Katie Belle, came running in and said, “Daddy’s having a fight with his heart.” It wasn’t the first time, but this one was physical and cost Townes Van Zandt his life. The singer-songwriter, whose dark and illuminating lyrics walked with a self-destructive limp, died of a heart attack Jan. 1, 1997, at […]