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Jack Elliott

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2013

    Todd Snider: Danger, Sober Man at Work

    When Rocks Off caught up with Todd Snider recently, the poster child for East Nashville's bohemian songwriter underground was driving across Nashville to get a shot in his lower spine for recurring arthritis. "Yeah, I have to get a shot before every tour now," he says. "I just can't sit that long w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2013

    The Best Concerts In Houston This Week: Little Joe Washington, Mike Stinson, the Melvins, etc.

    Little Joe Washington Boondocks, August 6 Out of a Third Ward blues guitar school that has now graduated to the great beyond Albert Collins, Johnny Clyde Copeland, Johnny Guitar Watson and Joe Guitar Hughes, Little Joe Washington is the last man standing. And he's hardly standing still: He's also p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2013

    Kris Kristofferson's Favorite Place on Earth Is In Texas, But Not Houston

    Rocks Off spoke to Kris Kristofferson by phone from his home in Hawaii where he describes living a life as spare and literal as the records he makes with producer Don Was. Twice he told us that he's old, once he told us that he's brain-damaged and then he told us that his favorite place on Earth is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2012

    The Texas 30: The Third Runners-Up, Albums 60-51

    Friday, Rocks Off told you about our "Texas 30" project, compiling a list of the best 30 albums of the past 30 years. Today we're about to show you the first of three bubbling-under appetizer lists we did just to put a little oil on the gears. Here, starting with No. 60, is where it gets interestin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2012

    Peter Case: Ex-Plimsoul Heads Back to San Francisco's Beatnik Nights

    Old-school punk impresario, power-pop godfather, and singer-songwriter extraordinaire Peter Case (The Nerves, The Plimsouls) continues to thrive on the weary road, armed with a sense of honesty and history in the newfangled digital era. Rocks Off spoke with him recently before he arrives in Houston ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2012

    Upcoming: The Shins, MC Chris, Supersuckers, Indigo Girls, Ramblin' Jack Elliott, Etc.

    7Horse: Wed., June 20, 8 p.m., Free. Under The Volcano, 2349 Bissonnet, Houston. And So I Watch You From Afar, Zechs Marquise: Thu., July 5, 8 p.m., $10/$12. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston. Archnemesis: Thu., July 26, 8 p.m., $10/$12. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston. Bulletboys, Fast ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2011

    Hear Ke$ha's Quality, Teary-Eyed Cover Of Bob Dylan's "Don't Think Twice It's Alright"

    Photo By Marc Brubaker​Truth be told, if you played Ke$ha's cover of Bob Dylan's "Don't Think Twice, It's All Right" for someone in a car, without referencing who it was by, or her glitter-to-platelet count, they would bow down and worship it, sight unseen. And if she had a whole album with ba ... More >>

  • Music

    July 14, 2011

    Half a Paycheck

    Dave Alvin is an inveterate troubadour and staunch advocate for Houston's blues history.

  • Music

    June 16, 2011

    The Storyteller

    Woody Guthrie, Bob Dylan, Townes Van Zandt...Ramblin' Jack Elliott has an anecdote for everyone.

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2011

    Upcoming: Arctic Monkeys, Emmylou Harris, R. Kelly, Etc.

    ​"25th Annual Texas Crawfish & Music Festival" With Fuel, Lit, Earshot: Budweiser Crawfish Stage., Sat., May 21. Old Town Spring. Amplified Heat, The Happen-Ins: Sat., May 21. Continental Club. Arctic Monkeys: Wed., Aug. 3. House of Blues. Joe Jack Talcum, The Bassturd, Rival Wife: Thu., J ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2011

    Upcoming: Dwight Yoakam, En Vogue, Kylie, OMD, Etc.

    ​Anders Osbourne: Fri., March 11. Last Concert Cafe. Anthony David: Sun., March 6. Numbers. Axwell: Fri., Feb. 4. Stereo Live. Bobby Long: Sun., April 10. Fitzgerald's. Civil Twlight, Mother/Father: Fri., Feb. 25. Warehouse Live. cEvin Key: Sat., April 16. Numbers. Chrisette Michele: Th ... More >>

  • Music

    September 2, 2010

    Eclipse

    Brooding folk for the Twilight crowd.

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2010

    Bob Dylan Rolls With The Thunder In Shelter From The Storm

    Shelter from the Storm: Bob Dylan's Rolling Thunder Years By Sid Griffin ​Of the many different periods in the career of Bob Dylan, the years 1975-76 were particularly productive on a variety of fronts: the recording of Desire, two Rolling Thunder Revue tours, filming of Renaldo & Clara, and ... More >>

  • Music

    September 24, 2009
  • Music

    September 25, 2008

    Rex "Wrecks" Bell Is Just Playing

    The Galveston singer-songwriter spent a lot of years on the periphery of music greatness and right in the middle of its excesses

  • Film

    November 29, 2007

    Like a Complete Unknown

    I'm Not There and the changing face of Bob Dylan on film

  • Music

    October 6, 2005

    Ramblin' Jack Elliott

    Monday, October 10, at McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, 713-528-5999.

  • Music

    October 12, 2000

    Folk Art

    More than 30 years after opening "Alice's Restaurant," Arlo Guthrie still packs 'em in

  • Calendar

    April 9, 1998

    Night & Day

    April 9 - 15, 1998

  • Music

    April 9, 1998

    Reason to Roam

    At 67, Ramblin' Jack Elliott reclaims -- temporarily -- the urge to wander

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