Posts Tagged ‘songs’
Dump The Bosses Off Your Back (Self-released)
One of the reasons we learn history, teachers tell us, is so that we’re not condemned to repeat it.
Arlington singer-songwriter Beth Wood’s nighttime visions have led her to success and a new album.
More than a dozen years ago, musician Beth Wood was your typical student struggling to earn a degree in literature from the University of Texas.
In November 2003, when the Cliburn Foundation and the Modern Art Museum were just starting their new series expressly devoted to contemporary music, the programmers set aside one concert for songs by three young composers bring...
Local R&B-rock quartet Soulever Lift finds a middle ground between Christian and secular, contented and poor.
Admittedly, the four members of Soulever Lift realize they’re just another local band following every possible avenue to achieve some sort of success in the independent music market.
David “Honeyboy” Edwards is no longer in his prime, but he’s still got the feel for the old-time, acoustic blues.
Samuel James’ version of the blues mixes tradition, sly humor, and a knowing wink with a steady, almost hypnotic acoustic beat.
Owen “Boomer” Castleman has played with the greats and is still kickin’.
If the video game Guitar Hero had only songs written and performed by Texas music legends, it’s a good bet that one song by Owen “Boomer” Castleman would be unbeatable.
When this CD arrived on my desk, I have to admit I wanted to like the music.
Fort Worth singer-songwriter Collin Herring’s Past Life Crashing has been a long train running and a long time coming.
For a few months a couple of years ago, Collin Herring’s home court was the Aardvark, a popular rock bar by the campus of Texas Christian University.
Fort Worth-born James McMurtry continues to display a wickedly sharp sense of right and wrong on his new Just Us Kids.