• Blogs

    January 25, 2013

    John Egan Gets His Mojo Working For IBC Challenge

    John Egan has been brushing up on his networking skills, while working up his mojo for the world's leading blues competition. "They told me I needed fresh business cards," says the solo Houston bluesman known for twisting barbed licks out of his his silver hollowbody Resonator guitar. "It's totally ... More >>

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    October 26, 2012

    Houston Babylon: The 1970s Shotgun Death of Bonnie and Clyde Assistant William Daniel "Deacon" Jones

    Houston Babylon, the feature that came out earlier this week, dissects a few of the creepiest and most chilling events in Houston history. In coming up with four of those tales, we stumbled over many more -- too many to fit the print edition. All this week we'll bring you some extra, online-only s ... More >>

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    June 5, 2012

    Visiting Brits Search For The Soul Of Rock And Roll

    Live Fast, Die Young: Misadventures in Rock 'n' Roll America by Chris Price and Joe Harland Trafalgar Square Publishing, 320 pp., $13.95 Friends and former coworkers at the BBC -- where they programmed radio and video music -- Price and Harland's jumping-off point for this music travelogue across ... More >>

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    March 24, 2009

    Get Lit: Delta Blues by Ted Gioia

    Raw and untamed in its sound, performed by larger-than-life characters who might have popped out of fiction, and shrouded in a (often self-mythologizing) mystery, it's no wonder that the Delta blues attract such interest and scholarship, and is lauded as the most "true" distillation of the genre. Co ... More >>

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    June 20, 2008

    Espresso Perfecto at Catalina Coffee

    Now that’s a cup of espresso. You want to spread the crema on a bagel and eat it. Many thanks to El Koshkin and Nealio for recommending Catalina Coffee Company (2201 Washington Avenue, 713 861 8448). Catalina Coffee Company is a very cool place to hang out. Owner Max Gonzalez was dressed in an o ... More >>

  • Music

    August 7, 2003

    Endless Boogie

    Former Squirrel Nut Zipper Jimbo Mathus gets back to basics

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    August 9, 2001


    Searching for the First Rock Song

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    April 16, 1998
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    May 1, 1997