Posts Tagged ‘country’

Earl Musick

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Earl Musick’s fourth album, Duck & Cover, is made possible by the convergence of local talent with modern technology available to almost anyone with the few bucks needed to cobble together a studio.


Peace Work

Women from around the world will converge on North Texas this summer to talk about the never-ending battle — against war.
Kendall Anderson
The three former Peace Corps volunteers were armed with nothing but words and the trust that two warring countries had placed in them.



Electric Mountain Rotten Apple Gang

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Despite two fires and a burglary over the past several months, Fred’s Texas Café keeps on keepin’ on.


Dolly Parton

Coat of Many Colors; My Tennessee Mountain Home; Jolene (RCA Nashville/Legacy)
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One of a dozen children from a poor family in rural eastern Tennessee, Dolly Parton left for Nashville the day after she graduated from high school.



Idiocracy

Forest Whitaker reigns supreme over the flawed The Last King of Scotland.
Kristian Lin
Throughout his career, Forest Whitaker has always been the nice guy.


Salva-Tex

North Texas restaurateur Gloria Fuentes finally reaches the Fort.
Jimmy Fowler
A decade ago, people in the Dallas neighborhood of Oak Cliff could say, “Ooh, I’m really craving a pupusa right now” and not get slapped.



Jim Lauderdale

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Jim Lauderdale has been one of Nashville’s most respected songwriters for a long time, but the corporate brass never considered him much of a singer. Oh, sure, he’s performed for years and recorded for Warner Bros., Atlanti...


Gram Parsons

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Fallen Angel, a documentary on singer-songwriter Gram Parsons, has an interesting angle: that the Southern man’s career goal was to die young and become a legend. This charismatic, troubled, self-assured, and self-indulgent r...



The Panther Awakes

2006 FW Weekly Music Awards
FORT WORTH WEEKLY STAFF
This year is all about change. First off, that sleeping panther. If he had any remaining hope of snoozing on a downtown street, we’re putting the notion to rest. That cat is definitely wide awake. Second, take a gander at the...


Frankie Miller

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It seems every generation of country music fans goes through the same controversy about whether the “traditional” sound is being overtaken by pop music influences.