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Bob Seger

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    February 24, 2014

    Eagles at Toyota Center, 2/21/2014

    Eagles Toyota Center February 21, 2014 The Eagles don't do too many interviews with alternative weeklies, but I've always wanted to ask Don Henley if sometimes a song is just a song. Besides one of the sharpest minds in pop music, the northeast Texas native is someone who (to put it mildly) does no ... More >>

  • Music

    January 9, 2014

    Amarillo Highway

    How well does Houston music travel to the Panhandle?

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    January 3, 2014

    Amarillo Highway: How Well Does Houston Music Travel?

    My daughter recently moved to Colorado. Like a lot of young people striking out on their own, she decided she wanted to celebrate her first holiday away by coming back to visit. Her boyfriend drove her to Amarillo, and Mrs. Sendejas and I made a weekend trek to retrieve her. My kids are musicians ... More >>

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    October 1, 2012

    RIP Bobby Lewis of Third Ward Blues Joint Miss Ann's Playpen

    Bobby Lewis, whose no-cover Blue Monday jams at his Third Ward juke joint Miss Ann's Playpen welcomed professionals and amateurs alike and became legendary among the Houston blues community, passed away over the weekend from a number of health problems. His age was unknown. Reg Burns, Director of F ... More >>

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    August 17, 2012

    Explaining Classic Rock Bands to Kids

    This past Sunday, The New York Times ran a piece by Paul Greenberg where the author explained how important the Beatles were to music and pop culture to his five-year old son. The child didn't know that the band had albums, but only knew the Fab Four from iTunes playlists. "When the Beatles record ... More >>

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    July 19, 2012

    NRBQ's Al Anderson Now a World Famous Headliner

    Above: Al Anderson (l) and World Famous Headliners in the studio. There are people in Nashville, highly successful people, the average fan or casual music listener has little if any clue about. Chris Stapleton comes to mind. Mike Henderson is another. Everyone in Nashville knows and admires them, f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 4, 2012

    6 Non-Yank Bands Who Wrote American Anthems

    Some of the most definitive "all-American" rock anthems were written by bands who not originally from the United States. Think about it... what are some rock and roll staples that remind you of our beloved country, which gave us the freedom to rock? "The Boys Are Back In Town" "We Are The Champions ... More >>

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    June 18, 2012

    Saturday: 93Q's "A Day In the Country" at The Woodlands

    93Q's "A Day In the Country" Featuring Dierks Bentley, Chris Cagle, Jana Kramer, Wade Bowen, Ronnie Dunn, Thomas Rhett, Dustin Lynch and Lost Trailers Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion Saturday, June 16, 2012 For the most part, 93Q's "A Day In the Country" was one Texas-sized pleasant surprise Saturd ... More >>

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    May 22, 2012

    Houston Scores Big-Time In Latest Edition Of Encyclopedia Of Country Music: Part 7

    Three former Houstonians who have been included in the second edition of the Encyclopedia of Country Music defy all odds. To call Rodney Crowell, Lyle Lovett, or Steve Earle a "country songwriter" or a "country singer" is the grossest simplification. All three have a huge streak of the folk traditi ... More >>

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    March 1, 2012

    Last Night: Kid Rock At Reliant Stadium

    Kid Rock RodeoHouston, Reliant Stadium February 29, 2012 Kid Rock is now ensconced as this generation's rap-soul-blues-rock-pimp for the next 40 years: Equal parts Rock N Roll Jesus, Bob Seger, Bocephus, and maybe all in that order. Whether he's attacking a pair of turntables with a glass of Jim Be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2011

    ACL Last Night: Randy Newman & A Steinway Is All We Needed

    Jim BrickerNo, he didn't just sing about what he was seeing. ​Check out all of our coverage from ACL 2011, including our hottest crowd shots and our slideshow from Sunday featuring Randy Newman, Arcade Fire and The Walkmen. We still don't know how a 67-year-old turned in our favorite set of t ... More >>

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    September 6, 2011

    Saturday Night: Wild Men Of Rock At The Continental Club

    Photos by Marc BrubakerThree Mustangs & A Stallion (clockwise from top left): Andre Williams, Roy Head, Archie Bell, Little Joe Washington​Wild Men of Rock feat. Andre Williams, Archie Bell, Roy Head, Little Joe Washington, the Allen Oldies Band & special guest Sundance Head Continental Club S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 1, 2011

    "Rock Patriot" Mark Farner Can't Fake The Funk

    ​As the lead singer and guitarist for Grand Funk Railroad, Mark Farner has powered songs like "I'm Your Captain/Closer to Home," "Some Kind of Wonderful" and "The Loco-Motion" into the Classic Rock Canon. Along with drummer Don Brewer (who sings on "We're An American Band") and bassist Mel Sc ... More >>

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    April 18, 2011

    Friday Night: Ted Nugent At Nutty Jerry's

    Photos by Mark C. Austin​Ted Nugent Nutty Jerry's April 15, 2011 "The whole world sucks but at least America sucks the best," yells madman Ted Nugent as he wrenches out "The Star-Spangled Banner" from his guitar in front of at least 2,000 souls at out east at Nutty Jerry's in Winnie. Aftermat ... More >>

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    March 15, 2011

    Last Night: Kid Rock At RodeoHouston

    Photos by Marco Torres​Kid Rock Reliant Stadium March 14, 2011 First things first: Yes, Aftermath got to Reliant Stadium with plenty of time to spare Monday. One embarrassing screw-up per Rodeo season is more than enough, thank you very much. Besides, no way were we gonna miss Kid Rock's Rod ... More >>

  • Music

    August 26, 2010

    The Ladies' Man

    Meat Loaf says he's outdone Bat Out of Hell

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    December 9, 2009

    What Rocks Off Found When We Hacked Tiger Woods' iPod

    Since Rocks Off kindly suggested several musicians who would perhaps have made better trysting partners for Tiger Woods than waitresses, porn stars and what have you, the number of the maritally embattled golf superstar's alleged paramours has risen from nine to 11. Whoops, it's gone up from 11 to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2009

    Lost Tuneage: The Frost

    Who Dat? Formed in Detroit in 1967 - first as the New Bossmen, then Dick Wagner and the Frosts, the band included leader Dick Wagner (vocals/guitar, above), Donny Hartman (vocals/guitar), Jack Smolski (bass) and Bob Rigg (drums). They released two singles. By the next year, Gordy Garris had re ... More >>

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    December 18, 2008
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    September 25, 2008
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    July 4, 2008

    Happy Birthday, America!

    As the daughter of immigrants (I’ve got you already, don’t I?), I’d like to take a minute today, on America’s birthday, and reflect on what makes America so grand. And before any of you accuse me of being facetious, let me tell you…I may be a left-leaning, “Democracy Now”-listening ex ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2007

    Idol Chatter

    Sundance Head, the son of Gulf Coast music legend Roy Head and the pride of Porter, has already seen his American Idol stock soar and tumble like the gone-but-not-forgotten Texas Cyclone. After eliciting a collective jaw-drop from Randy, Paula and Simon at the Memphis auditions for his powerful and ... More >>

  • Music

    March 2, 2006

    Standing Behind the Man

    Playing in Chuck Berry's pickup band can be a trial by rock and roll fire

  • Music

    July 28, 2005

    Breakdown Lane

    Chevy's unlikely new pitchman

  • Music

    August 19, 2004

    Pop-Up Pop Stars

    With the help of city government, Matthew Knowles hopes to find the next Destiny's Child. You got a problem with that?

  • Music

    February 19, 2004

    Somebody's Gonna Feel This

    Kid Rock leaves our scribe waiting and worried by the phone

  • Music

    August 14, 2003

    Racket

    Country Legends 97.1 takes over as the number one C&W station in town

  • News

    July 12, 2001

    Music Awards 2001

    A preview of this year's show

  • News

    May 17, 2001

    The Art of Getting Broken

    Mary Cutrufello wanted to be a rock star. For a moment she was.

  • Music

    December 28, 2000

    Houston Kid

    Rodney Crowell sets his topsy-turvy East End childhood to music

  • Film

    September 16, 1999

    Solid Delivery

    Costner scores by striking out the schmaltz

  • Music

    April 8, 1999

    Blues Brothers

    The Kinsey Report and its familial blues-funk

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    December 3, 1998
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    March 19, 1998
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    April 17, 1997
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