Tag Archives: Country Music
Left to right: Larry Campbell, Michael Simmons, Jim Rider, and Kinky Friedman at the Lone Star Roadhouse, New York City, 1989. Photo by Cleveland Storrs.Move over, Kinky: I was a Texas Jewboy! The Kinkster blew my still-growing mind and helped … finish reading Michael Simmons : I Was a Texas Jewboy!
Charley Pride. Photo by Nikki Boertman / The Commercial Appeal.With Charley’s pride:American eagle on the limb By Greg Moses / The Rag Blog / March 22, 2010 To really understand the day that the Democrats won the national health care … finish reading Ride ’em Cowboy : Charley Pride, the Austin Rodeo, and the Health Care Horserace
Gilley’s owner Sherwood Cryer, right, with singer Mickey Gilley, at the Pasadena club in 1980. Photo by Joel Draut / Houston Chronicle. Former owner of iconic honky-tonk Gilley’s dies Sherwood Cryer, whose honky-tonk Gilley’s created a lasting image of the … finish reading Closing Time : Gilley’s Sherwood Cryer, a Honky Tonk Legend
The Geometries of the Bob Dylan Show in South Texas Instantly the night is dark. Orchestra music plays from hanging speakers. Time to cheer and squint into the black box that has become the stage. There is a man in … finish reading Greg Moses : The Dylan Show Plays Corpus Christi
We Will Not Go Down (Song for Gaza) Thanks to Jeff Segal / The Rag Blog
Keith: Obama ‘Talks, Acts, And Carries Himself As A Caucasian’By Max Blumenthal / August 5, 2008 Last week, I reported for the Huffington Post that country singer Toby Keith had performed a pro-lynching anthem on the Colbert Report, and would … finish reading Latest About Obama From Toby Keith, New Darling of the Right
‘Hang them high in the street / For all the people to see’By Max Blumenthal / July 29, 2008 Despite his background as a comedian, Stephen Colbert is known by many of the authors who have appeared on his show … finish reading MUSIC : Toby Keith’s Ode to Lynching