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Bruton Redux

In January, legendary contemporary bluesman, singer-songwriter, and hometown hero Stephen Bruton had no idea he had cancer until his wife shined a flashlight down...

Play Him

A bout this time of year in 1960, a young, blond California high-school teacher named Chris Strachwitz got off a bus in Fort Worth’s...

Gouls on Parade

Everyone our age (under 40) has to have a soft spot for Spaghetti Westerns. When I was a kid, I don't think I let...

Ghouls on Parade

Everyone our age (under 40) has to have a soft spot for Spaghetti Westerns. When I was a kid, I don’t think I let a...

One-Eyed Doll

One-Eyed Doll is not just another Texas-based power-rock duo that sounds much bigger than its headcount. Fans of The Blackhearts, Siouxsie and The Banshees,...

PrinceRodriguez

Songs from the Sod, the second album from Fort Worth’s PrinceRodriguez, is a mostly enjoyable country-blues-rock romp with a bit of gypsy outlaw in...

Tiny Country

What do you do when you’re a 17-year-old young woman, you haven’t graduated high school yet, and your talent is compared to that of...

porterdavis

porterdavis started as a duo featuring songwriter Daniel Barrett on guitar and lead vocals and Mike Meadows on African-influenced percussion, offering an eclectic mixture...

Cowboys and Bull

The 24th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering is coming up at the beginning of next year in Elko, Nev., and two Fort Worthians will be...

Charles Mingus Sextet with Eric Dolphy

The simply titled Cornell 1964 is one of the previously undiscovered gems from the too-short career of jazz genius composer, arranger, and bass player...