Tompall Glaser, one of the original and most confrontational Nashville outlaws, passed Tuesday morning after a long illness, according to the singer's nephew. The flannel-throated Glaser, whose upraised middle finger to the Music Row establishment was even bigger than Willie's or Waylon's, was 79. ... More >>
Rocks Off has made no secret that we're not the biggest Blake Shelton fan who ever lived. He knows that. So it's not like we lie awake at night wondering what he's going to do next. Still, we didn't expect this. Houston artist Reginald Adams, founder of the Museum of Cultural Arts and a 2010 Housto ... More >>
Outlaw: Waylon, Willie, Kris and the Renegades of Nashville By Michael Streissguth It Books, 304 pp., $26. A recent Rolling Stone cover story on Johnny Depp was titled "An Outlaw Looks at 50." To what extent that a multimillionaire movie actor who won the genetic lottery could be viewed as an "outl ... More >>
"Ladies love outlaws," Waylon Jennings once sang, and well knew. Yes they do, and so do plenty of fellers, who may love the late Littlefield-born musician -- who was a losing coin flip away from being on Buddy Holly's doomed plane in February 1959 -- even more. Jennings would have been 76 this past ... More >>
Steve Earle, Allison Moorer Cactus Music April 24, 2008 Better Than: "A Night at the Opry, Sponsored by C-SPAN" Download: It was an IN-STORE, for God's sakes. No downloading allowed. For all his prickly politics, Steve Earle deserves credit for knowing exactly what his audience wants to hear. The ... More >>
Friday, September 30, at McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, 713-528-5999.
Willie, Dylan, Kinky and the Ghost of Bob Willis descends on Fort Worth. Wack is there too.
The most rebellious thing Waylon Jennings has done is not change