January 2020

25 JANUARY 2020

“I’ll Have Somebody Else,” Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys “Texas Playboy Beat,” Playboys 2 “You Only Call Me up When You’re Drunk,” Betty Rogers (for AP MCQUIDDY and the GLASS LIFTERS) “Take Me Back to Tulsa,” Jana Jae (for SANDY and EMILY) “Gimme My… Read More »25 JANUARY 2020

18 JANUARY 2020

DEDICATED TO THE MEMORY OF ANDY OATMAN “Way Down in Texas,” Bob Wills “Dream A Little Dream of Me,” Rod Moag w/Leon Rausch, Rosie Flores, and Bobby Koefer (for BOBBY & JUDY KOEFER) “Horses, Women & Wine,” Doye O’Dell (for BETTYE & GARY and the… Read More »18 JANUARY 2020

11 JANUARY 2020

SPOTLIGHTING OUTSIDE-THE-LINES SONGS “Betcha My Heart,” Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys “Somewhere South of San Antone,” Hot Texas Swing Band “Habits and Honky Tonks,” Curly Lewis (for CYNTHIA HACKATHORN and the GLASS LIFTERS) “Rodeo Blues,” Hot Club of Cowtown “Mama Don’t Like No Music,”… Read More »11 JANUARY 2020

Pryor Obsessions

My friend Jimmie Tramel, a fine writer and big-time comic-book fan, puts on a great comics-related event in what to some may seem an unlikely place: Pryor, Oklahoma. It may indeed be held in a small town, but, over the past few years, the Pryor Creek Comic Convention has become a favorite destination for pop-culture… Read More »Pryor Obsessions

4 JANUARY 2020

SPOTLIGHTING ROY NEWMAN AND HIS BOYS “Steel Guitar Rag,” Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys “Bound to Look Like A Monkey,” Tom Morrell and the Time-Warp Tophands “I Think I’ll Just Stay Here and Drink,” Suzy Bogguss (for AP MCQUIDDY and the GLASS LIFTERS) “How… Read More »4 JANUARY 2020