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Ann Peebles

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2012

    Switcharoo: 10 Artists Who Tried Other Genres

    Have you ever bought an album of an artist you were familiar with and thought, "wow... that's different?" In fact, many artists try out other genres than the one where they originally became popular as a way for them to grow as artists. But a big question remains: Will the audience grow with them a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2012

    RIP Donald "Duck" Dunn: 5 Other Great Label Bassists

    See Also: "Support Staff: 10 of Pop History's Greatest Backing Bands" Donald "Duck" Dunn, the bassist for Memphis soul band Booker T & the MGs - the house band at seminal '60s Stax Records - passed away in his sleep early Sunday morning, according to his friend and longtime bandmate Steve Cropper. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2011

    Lyrical Life Lessons: Hell Hath No Fury Like A Woman Scorned

    straightpinkie.com​Blame it on the humidity, but there's something about Houston that makes women go off the deep end. In fact, the Bayou City is home to three of the past decade's most notorious female-perpetrated crimes. There was Dr. Clara Harris (2002), who responded to the news of her hu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2011

    Saturday Night: Bob Seger At Toyota Center

    Photos by Jay Lee​Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band Toyota Center April 30, 2011 If Saturday night was supposed to be Bob Seger's final farewell to Houston on what is reported to be his last go-round through the country as a performer, then he picked a stellar set list: 25 songs full of hist ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2011

    Last Night: Grace Potter & The Nocturnals At House Of Blues

    Photos by Groovehouse​Grace Potter & the Nocturnals, Jonathan Tyler & the Northern Lights House of Blues February 17, 2011 For more totally tasteful pictures from Thursday, see our slideshow here. Ooh la la. Aftermath is going to be real up front here. We did not know a whole lot about Grac ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2009

    Songs To Help Kinky Friedman Learn What the Texas Agriculture Commissioner Does

    Craig Hlavaty‚Äč‚ÄčMusician, author, animal-rights activist (and probably a couple of other titles we're leaving out) Kinky Friedman announced Monday he was withdrawing as a candidate for governor in next March's Democratic primary and instead seeking the office of Agriculture Commissioner, a post p ... More >>

  • Music

    June 25, 2009

    Soul Power

    Houston throwback singer Leela James does it again.

  • Music

    April 2, 2009
  • Blogs

    October 27, 2008

    Tonight: Tina Turner at Toyota Center

    "Nutbush City Limits," 1974 'Nuff said, really. "Proud Mary," "Private Dancer" and all the rest are just fine, but Rocks Off is looking forward to "Nutbush" the most. According to this review from Press sister paper The Pitch in Kansas City, she also does the Beatles' "Get Back" and "Help!", the St ... More >>

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