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Colonel Tom Parker

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2013

    Elvis's Bassist Recalls Stax Sessions, One Song The King Couldn't Finish

    The year 1973 was a pivotal one for the King. Elvis Presley was at a definite crossroads, both personally and professionally. On one hand, he had returned to consistent live shows in 1969 after a lot of years making mostly insipid movies in Hollywood, to rapturous audiences. And the live record fro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2013

    10 More Reasons Dolly Parton Is Badass

    So, the 9th Annual Mountain Soul Vocal Competition is just around the corner, and you should care because it involves the ever-illustrious Country Barbie known as Ms. Dolly Parton. She's my favorite, and just saying her name makes me want to adopt a Southern accent and wear rhinestones. If you're a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2012

    Rockabilly Filly Rosie Flores Slings a Working Girl's Guitar

    Rosie Flores, known these days affectionately by many as the Rockabilly Filly, has had several careers: Punk rocker, cowpunk alt-country badass, potential country star, rock and roller, and rockabilly queen. Born in San Antonio, she spent her teen years in San Diego before striking out to find a car ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2010

    At 4:20 On 4/20, Music's Biggest Burnouts

    ‚Äč You should all know what today is. Today is the day pot-smoking amateurs giggle to one another about how high they're going to be all day, while the real potheads simply wait with stoic stoner patience for the magic hour to roll around. Yeah, you'll know the real burnouts when you see them. Not ... More >>

  • Music

    June 4, 2009

    Fight for Your Right

    Does the U.S. belong with the Axis of Evil?

  • Music

    December 21, 2000

    Achy Breaky Voice

    Despite a vocal cord disorder, Johnny Bush still sings the praises of traditional Texas country music

  • Calendar

    January 21, 1999
  • Music

    August 21, 1997

    Colonel Tom's Folly

    Twenty years after Elvis's death, a guide to his greatest movie "hits" and misses

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