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Hank Williams, Jr.

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2014

    Your Two-Steppin' Guide to the Rodeo Cookoff Bands

    As one of the biggest entertainment-based enterprises on the planet, not just in Texas, the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo is one of the few local events that people halfway across the country and around the world travel to see. As such, its concert calendar has become increasingly crowded with pop ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2013

    Here's That George Jones Lawn Mower Story One More Time

    Although it was hardly a surprise, country-music fans around the world have heavy hearts today after the passing of George Jones. Jones, a native of the Southeast Texas town of Saratoga who broke into the music business on Houston-based Starday Records, was far and away one of the most-decorated and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2013

    Blake Shelton Has Helped Country's "Old Farts" More Than They Seem to Know

    "Can't they just shut up?" That's the question many country music fans proffer when musicians publicly express opinions that dare venture outside of benign Q&A quicksand and into the murky waters of relevant social issues. Country consumers from both sides of the political aisle can get riled up i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2011

    30 Seconds With Miss Leslie

    Rocks Off sat down with Miss Leslie to see what we could learn about Houston's reigning queen of country in 30 seconds. Miss Leslie on Facebook​Rocks Off: What is the worst song in the world? Miss Leslie: So many songs to choose from, but I'd have to say "Honky Tonk Badonkadonk" because I l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2010

    Busted! 20 Musician Mugshots

    ‚Äč Getting arrested and booked isn't the end of the world, by any means. Well unless you just killed a shit-ton of people at a bowling alley or something, it really is. But if you are a rocker or a celebrity who committed a minor offense, it's just a funny footnote in your public life you can look ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2008

    Marty Stuart's American Odyssey Does Houston

    Marty Stuart is definitely one of the more interesting also-rans of Travis Tritt-era popular country. He only had a couple of real hits - "Hillbilly Rock" and "Little Things" both reached No. 8 in 1990 - but he's got a great pedigree. He was married to one of the Carter daughters, and was a good pal ... More >>

  • Music

    June 28, 2007

    Merle the Pearl

    Is the Hag the greatest three-tool talent in country music history?

  • Music

    May 10, 2007

    Doug Supernaw

    Former country superstar. Now starring in a courtroom near you.

  • Music

    September 16, 2004

    Some Kind of Slugger

    The rock and roll life of Jeff Bagwell

  • Music

    July 22, 2004

    Music Awards Survey

    A rundown of every act on this year's bill

  • Music

    May 6, 2004

    Defending the Dirty Thirty

    And coping with Yankee slander

  • Music

    December 20, 2001

    Fallout From This Year's Houston Press Holiday Party

    John Lomax leaves the paper to pursue singing career after surprise debut

  • Music

    December 7, 2000

    The Diva Decision

    Pru campaigns the locals to elect her as America's next R&B queen

  • News

    February 22, 1996

    Wasted Days, Wasted Lives (Part II)

    Record producer Huey Meaux was a legend in the music business. Now he's an accused pedophile on the run.

  • Music

    January 5, 1995

    In the Room

    Bob Gallarza aims to bring Tejano music into the '90s

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