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Clint Black

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    June 25, 2014

    Rolling Stone's Ridiculous Top 100 Country Songs: The Second Half

    Given the spread and the appeal-to-all-age-groups nature of Rolling Stone's "100 Greatest Country Songs of All Time," the possibility that the list was computer-generated seems more and more likely. Either that, or Rolling Stone is farming out its country blog to Best in Texas magazine? There are ... More >>

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    April 5, 2013

    Blues Scene Mourns Loss of Keyboardist Marie English

    The Houston blues community is mourning longtime local musician Marie English, who friends say passed away earlier this week after complications from knee surgery. English, a keyboardist and singer, was 49 and had been a member of Tommy Dardar's band. She had been in the local blues scene since the ... More >>

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    August 1, 2012

    Guess the Country Star by Only His Cowboy Hat

    You'll ride a black tornado cross't the western skies Rope an ole blue norther, milk it till it's dry Bull dawg the Mississippi, pin it's ears down flat Long before you take this cowboy's hat. -- Chris Ledoux, "This Cowboy's Hat" A popular saying in Texas goes that a man who talks a good game but ... More >>

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    May 31, 2012
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    July 15, 2011

    Top 10 Texas Movie Soundtracks

    ​This weekend, as the rest of the world catches Harry Potter mania for (perhaps) the final time, Houston gets a serious dose of Urban Cowboy nostalgia. Theater Under the Stars' production of the Tony-nominated 2003 musical - which The New York Times called "a conclusive demonstration that it's ... More >>

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    February 24, 2011

    Mojo Working

    Shock-rocker Nixon foresees baby-making future for his music.

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    February 17, 2011

    ZZ Top To Receive Texas Medal Of Arts

    Jim BrickerZZ Top at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, September 2010​While they take their sweet time getting around to record that long-anticipated, Rick Rubin-produced next album - which, at this point, could well come out a solid decade after their last, 2003's Mescalero - ZZ Top has be ... More >>

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    October 5, 2010

    Upcoming: Crowbar, Faith Evans, My Education, Nitzer Ebb, Etc.

    ​The Birthday Massacre, Black Veil Brides, Dommin, Aural Vampire: Mon., Nov. 8. Warehouse Live. Cedric Burnside & Lightnin' Malcolm: Sun., Nov. 7. Dan Electro's Guitar Bar. Christopher Cross: Sat., Nov. 13. Stafford Centre. Clint Black, Chris Webb: CHANGED Sun., Dec. 5. Arena Theatre. Cro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2010

    Cage Match: Clint Black Vs. Tax The Wolf

    Update: Clint Black's show has been rescheduled to Sunday, December 5. Winner: Tax the Wolf! Tax the Wolf​God, Clint Black's lyrics are fucking terrible. Ladies and gentlemen, tonight a battle will be waged for your musical souls. In this corner, in the hat and shiny shoes, is Clint Black, ... More >>

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    September 30, 2010
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    July 1, 2010

    Pat Green Or Monkeys Riding Dogs? A July 4 Dilemma Solved

    ​Sunday, the City of Houston will celebrate our fine country's independence from the Redcoats in the same way it does every single other year, with the self-proclaimed "Largest Land-Based Fireworks Show in the Nation," Freedom Over Texas. This year, the festival's blander-than-white-bread head ... More >>

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    February 19, 2010

    Yes, We Admit It: We Have No Clue How To Judge A Two-Step Contest

    Rocks Off has no idea how to judge a country two-step competition. A few weeks ago we were asked if we would take time out of our Friday night to judge Reliant Energy's Two-Step Showdown at Rebels Honky Tonk on Washington Avenue. Yes, that Washington Avenue. The one we spent our January mired in, r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 25, 2009

    Inquiring Minds: Pocket Full of Soul Director and Harmonica Apologist Marc Lempert

    As you can also see in this week's print edition of the Press - yes, we still make those - Rocks Off recently had a chance to chat via email with Marc Lempert, director of the harmonica documentary Pocket Full of Soul that screens Saturday night at Verizon before a demonstration of the instrument's ... More >>

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    December 3, 2009
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    August 18, 2009

    A Musical Guide to Post-Secession Texas: Houston and "Brazoria"

    The final installment of our Five States of Texas project brings it all back home, to the new state of Brazoria, encompassing all of Southeast Texas from the Brazos Valley to Sabine Pass. ​Patron Saint: Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown. A master of rock and roll, country, Cajun/Creole, blues and jazz, n ... More >>

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    June 25, 2009
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    April 2, 2009
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    March 17, 2009

    Aftermath: Clint Black at RodeoHouston

    Photos courtesy Houston Livestock Show & RodeoNot only does Clint Black know how to play to the home folks - after being introduced by his daughter Lily, he said hello to Tomball, Spring, Pasadena and his hometown Katy (but where, Aftermath would like to know, was Friendswood?) upon takin ... More >>

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    March 5, 2009
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    January 15, 2009
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    January 12, 2009

    RodeoHouston Announces Complete 2009 Lineup

    Lady Antebellum RodeoHouston announced the remainder of its 2009 concert calendar this morning, a lineup that includes several old standbys - although, once again, no George Strait (boo) - and a few first-timers. Making their rodeo debuts this year are Beyonce's little sister Solange (March 6, part ... More >>

  • Music

    December 4, 2008

    In the Pines of Houston

    Americana prospers in the northern suburbs

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    August 9, 2008

    Weekend Music: Kid Rock, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Rick Ross, Craig Kinsey, Young Jeezy and More

    Hello friends. You shouldn't have to guess too hard where my musical heart lies this weekend. Tonight, of course, it's at the Woodlands. If you're going, do yourself a favor and get there early for openers Back Door Slam and Reverend Run (no kidding)... Kid Rock, "American Badass" Lynyrd Skynyrd ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2008

    Googlism with Houston Musicians, or Why Beyonce Is Stealing My Mojo

    Have you ever played around with Googlism? Here’s how the site, which is not affiliated with Google in any way, describes itself: “Googlism was created as a fun tool to see what Google ‘thinks’ of certain topics and people. Of course, the results are not really Google's opinion, they're yo ... More >>

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    September 27, 2007

    Houston's Ten Worst Songs

    and we're still not as bad as Dallas

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    September 27, 2007
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    September 27, 2007

    Houston's Very Best Songs Ever

    ...otherwise known as the H-Town 20

  • Calendar

    August 9, 2007

    Shake Russell

    The singer/songwriter still packs ‘em in

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2006

    What a Champ

    K-Otix Paul Wall and friends Like we said back in last September, Paul Wall lives up to his nickname of "The People's Champ." Not only was he in attendance at our Music Awards ceremony last night, but he hung around long after he collected his award for Best Major Label Rapper, signing autographs ... More >>

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    July 27, 2006

    Bring Back the Jams!

    Greg Levitt Michael Haaga, your 2005 Local Musician of the Year The Music Awards are coming! The Music Awards are coming! To whet your appetite, we put together a list of all the winners of selected categories going back to the inception of the awards in 1990. Who will join this august body of ... More >>

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    May 25, 2006

    Pinmonkey

    Thursday, May 25, at McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2524 Norfolk, 713-528-5999

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    December 29, 2005

    Farewell to the Twenty Nickel

    Looking back on the '05 and dreaming in the '06

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    August 18, 2005

    "I Raq and Roll" vs. "We Can't Make It Here"

    Two Houston-connected musicians offer up different takes on the war. One veteran tells Racket which he thinks is better and why.

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    July 14, 2005

    Mean Streets

    NASCAR has nothing on Houston freeways

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    June 30, 2005

    Explosive Action

    Get a bang for your buck this Fourth of July

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    May 26, 2005

    We Know What You Should Do This Summer

    Your guide to beaches, water parks, day trips, festivals and more

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    May 26, 2005

    Hot Shows

    Summertime concerts that will leave you sweating

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    March 17, 2005

    Webb Wilder, with Opie Hendrix and the Texas Tall Boys

    Friday, March 18, at Dan Electro's, 1031 East 24th, 713-862-8707.

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    December 16, 2004

    Yin and Yang

    The killing of Dimebag Darrell rains on Michael Haaga's Continental Club Plus and Minus Show parade

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    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?

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    June 10, 2004

    Pop Quiz

    Think you know local music? Take the Bayou City Music Mindbender and find out.

  • News

    October 2, 2003

    Sultan of Swatch?

    Babe's shirt goes in the cards

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    July 24, 2003

    Reelin' In the Years

    A look back at Houston Press Music Awards of yore

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    May 22, 2003

    Fitz's Flick

    Sara Fitzgerald commits her 25 years behind bars to celluloid

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    May 8, 2003

    Dark Riders

    The good, the bad and the ugly rock-star performance contracts

  • Culture

    March 27, 2003

    War on War Songs

    Iraq and roll don't go together well when rockers protest

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    February 12, 1998

    Oprah Does Amarillo

    It's the Queen of Talk versus the Meat Men, and outside the courtroom, master media manipulator Winfrey is already the clear winner.

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    February 27, 1997
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    August 17, 1995
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    February 10, 1994
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