Working with a group that spans the better part of three generations, Tulsa music figures Paul Benjaman and Scott Hutchison, along with several other notable music figures, have created a new song that pays tribute to classic Tulsa Sound drummer and songwriter Chuck Blackwell. You… Read More »A Tribute to Blackwell
While I’m able to navigate the Internet with all the the adroitness of an Allosaurus trying his hand at tole painting, I’m lucky to have a couple of people who really know what they’re doing to run online interference for me: my media coordinator, Lourdes… Read More »Introducing the John Wooley Newsletter
Greg Renoff is a top-flight Tulsa-based author who’s just collaborated on a book with one of the top record producers of the rock era. Subtitled A PLATINUM PRODUCER’S LIFE IN MUSIC and published by ECW Press, TED TEMPLEMAN tells the story of its subject’s musical… Read More »Behind-The-Scenes Magic
The final chapter of WPA folklore collector Robert A. Brown’s adventure in the fear-fraught hills of 1939 Arkansas has arrived. Be a part of the journey! Sign up for the John Wooley Newsletter and be entered to win The Cleansing Trilogy! Winner will be announced… Read More »Enter to win The Cleansing Trilogy!
Fifty-four years ago, I rode a Greyhound bus to the end of the Turner Turnpike from Tulsa, where I had a summer job on the truck-loading docks at Skelly Oil Company. A couple of years earlier, I’d started writing for a comic-book fanzine — cranked… Read More »Sinister Serpent available now!
This month in OKLAHOMA Magazine, you can, if you’re so inclined, catch a John Wooley twofer. My regular column tells about my experiences as an over-70 softball player, and the cover story pairs me with writer Henry Dolive (whom I haven’t had the pleasure of… Read More »A John Wooley Twofer