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Who’s That Caroling From Muscle Memory?

xmastree_edited-1Every year, on the first Saturday in December, John Aeilli–host of the KUTX program Eclecticos–and a few other public radio people lead the Christmas caroling on the steps of the Texas Capitol and my family and I always join in. Yes, I know, no separation between church and state, but I pick and choose which principles I stand for as much as the next person. So sue me. Continue reading

And Then the Music…

DSC_0024_edited-1You can’t walk around New Orleans’ French Quarter or the Marigny without coming across street musicians.

They’re all amazing. Continue reading

Mix Tape: The Loves of My Life

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Live Music Capital of the World: Willie Nelson

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image from politicaljack.com

Of course I had to end with Willie Nelson, or just Willie, as we call him in Austin. He didn’t make it in Nashville, so he moved to Austin in the early seventies. Austin quickly adopted him as their own. Just recently, 2nd Street was renamed Willie Nelson Boulevard, and a statue was unveiled before the W hotel. He turned 80 in April of this year. Continue reading

Live Music Capital of the World: W.C. Clark

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Live Music Capital of the World: Janis Joplin

One of the many art guitars scattered around Austin, this is one of the first you see when you fly in, because it's right there in the airport.

One of the many art guitars scattered around Austin, this is one of the first you see when you fly in, because it’s right there in the airport.

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Live Music Capital of the World: Stevie Ray Vaughan

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image from covershut.com

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