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  • 1 hour ago | Books

    It’s a Long Story: My Life By Willie Nelson with David Ritz Little, Brown and Co., 464 pp., $30 At the age of 82, the seemingly indestructible musical force that is Willie Nelson shows no signs of slowing down. In just the past couple of...

  • 6 days ago | Books

    So Many Roads: The Life and Times of the Grateful Dead By David Browne Da Capo Press, 482 pp., $30 It was a high level of career success that most bands would get their left guitar pedal for — a hit single, massively successful video in ...

  • 20 days ago | Concerts

    Bob Dylan Bayou Music Center May 6, 2015 The last time Bob Dylan & His Band played Houston in 2009 at the Woodlands Pavilion, it was part of a triple bill with Willie Nelson and John Mellencamp. The show likely attracted the more casual Dylan ...

  • 20 days ago | Classic Rock Corner

    Throughout his lengthy recording career — now clocking in at five decades — Boz Scaggs has been a tireless sonic alchemist, whose output is the epitome of musical amalgamation. While best known for the blue-eyed soul and dance grooves of the monst...

  • 21 days ago | Classic Rock Corner

    Gregg Allman, his publicist tells me, rarely does phone interviews anymore. And really, who can blame him? Why would the 67-year-old classic rock icon want to answer another talking litany of queries about the past and future of the Allman Brother...

  • 26 days ago | Books

    Deal: My Three Decades of Drumming, Dreams, and Drugs with the Grateful Dead By Bill Kreutzmann with Benjy Eisen St. Martin's Press, 400 pp., $27.99. The latest in a slate of books about the Grateful Dead out just in time for the band's 50th anniv...