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As easy as falling off a blog...

And thus does the self-proclaimed dinosaur take to the blogosphere. This is all in service of a new book about a band that’s not exactly old and not exactly new. 111 more words

Music - The Flatlanders

The Odessa Tapes, an album released in 2012, is a treasure,  I have greatly enjoyed this album over the past year.

The Flatlanders were three west Texas boys still in their late-twenties, who recorded 14 ‘demo’ songs on an Ampex 3-track in Odessa, Texas in ’72.   373 more words


News: Joe Ely Announces New Book, Reverb: An Odyssey

by: Thomas D. Mooney

Texas songwriter Joe Ely has had a jam-packed 2014. He’s gone off and played a good chunk of the country on an acoustic tour, included some Flatlander shows, and recently released the new “old” record, … 220 more words

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Album Review: Kelly Willis - 'Bang Bang'

The early 1990s were an interesting time for Kelly Willis. Razor X, in his review of her debut, motioned that Willis was signed to MCA in 1989 in an effort to expand the definition of country music. 568 more words

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