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    When I spoke to Jim Lewin, FreqSho’s founder, on the phone on last week... Posted on March 14, 2017

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    Story Behind The Song: Please Come Home for Christmas

    R&B legend Charles Brown changed the sound of jazz and blues, but he’d been nearly

    January 18th | by Texas Music Magazine

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    Texas Tales: Tejano Idol

    On a shoestring budget, the Austin Tejano Music Coalition fights to preserve the genre with

    January 18th | by Texas Music Magazine

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    Story Behind The Song: "Psycho"

    "You think I’m a psycho, don’t you, mama?   You better let ’em lock me up.” BY

    August 24th | by Texas Music Magazine

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    Texas Tales: Jerry Fuller

    "The songwriter/producer responsible for 20 No. 1 hits still feels like a Texan just visiting

    March 24th | by Texas Music Magazine

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    Miles and Miles: The Longhorn Ballroom

    When it comes to history and intrigue, no Texas dance hall can match the Dallas

    December 29th | by Texas Music Magazine

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    Story Behind The Song: "Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)"

    Women everywhere celebrated Beyoncé’s anthem of female independence, while the song’s video spawned a major

    August 7th | by Texas Music Magazine

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    Story Behind The Song: "Pistol Packin' Mama"

    The biggest-selling record of World War II was a hit for Bing Crosby and Frank

    April 4th | by Texas Music Magazine

    HE WAS ONE of the most influential blues and jazz performers of...

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    IN OCTOBER, Veronica Flores, a young mother from Raymondville, Texas, drove the...

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    In the early decades of Top 40 radio — the 1950s and ’60s...

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    The writer responsible for “Wichita Lineman” and many other hits, Jimmy Webb, once...

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    TEXANS REGARD honky-tonks with a certain reverence. Some dance halls are even state historical landmarks....

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    WHEN BEYONCÉ OFFICIALLY unveiled her aggressive onstage alter-ego Sasha Fierce — in 2008 — single...

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    Drinking beer in a cabaret and was I havin’ fun!

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    On the 70th anniversary of Dylan’s birth — officially May 24 — we...

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    ASK ANY MUSICIAN playing the circuit, or a reporter who...

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