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Blue Danube. Last Dance: Is this where the love goes?

Is this where the love goes?

First we were hot, and then warm; now we are cool!’ my special lady would say sometimes as she laid in her bed contented muddled, me quite forgotten now; but clearly she was still feeling loved. 678 more words


Stafford hosts Bill Kirchen's Honky-Tonk Concert.

We had over 150 people here Monday night for the Bill Kirchen’s Honky-Tonk Concert.

Bill’s holiday show  featured seasonal songs from Rock ‘n’ Roll, Blues, Rhythm and Blues, and Country; forgotten classics from the golden age of music such as Red Simpson’s “Truckin’ Trees For Christmas” and Hank Snow’s “Reindeer Boogie”, Commander Cody songs like “Daddy’s Drinkin’ Up Our Christmas”, Christmas tunes from Chuck Berry, Merle Haggard, Elvis and much more. 59 more words

Go On, Call Him Junior! - Junior Brown

  If Junior’s voice got any deeper, your shoelaces would unravel. His playing has a twang that won’t quit, his guitar has two necks, while he has only one, and his songs reflect the irony and sweetness that’s possible in an age that refuses to grow up. 116 more words


Porter Wagoner - The Best I've Ever Been

Porter Wagoner’s album The Best I’ve Ever Been  is the feature album in the latest episode of If That Ain’t Country. Listen here or ( 600 more words

Traditional Country

Free Today: How To Kill Yourself In A Small Town By Eden Hudson

It’s Snarky Humour Day! In the tradition of Diana Rowland’s White Trash Zombie series, meet Eden Hudson and her new series The Redneck Apocalypse.

Free today on Amazon and Barnes & Noble, I couldn’t resist adding it to my “must read” pile! 257 more words


My Broken Spoke story appears in Austin Monthly this month

Honky-Tonk Haven: 50 years of the iconic Broke Spoke 

By Donna Marie Miller

When James White opened the Broken Spoke in 1964, it represented the last stop for civilization 1 mile south of what then served as Austin city limits. 1,086 more words

The Broken Spoke

Ramsay Midwood's Maybelline Grease

Although I wasn’t actually recording today, I had the pleasure of going into the studio to watch one of my favorite Austin artists, Ramsay Midwood.  He was recording his song for the Ted Hawkins tribute record that everybody is working on right now.   126 more words