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Joplin

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    September 27, 2013

    Houston's Top 10 Cover-Band Venues

    As our sister blog Eating...Our Words does, from time to time Rocks Off will be giving your our picks for the top taverns in various Houston-area neighborhoods. Of course, the lines can be porous, but here anything with a TABC license that cannot reasonably be considered either a restaurant, coffeeh ... More >>

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    January 18, 2013

    The Best Concerts In Houston This Weekend

    Terry Allen McGonigel's Mucky Duck, January 19 It doesn't take long to notice that country-folk musicians from Lubbock are a little different. Whether it's all that flat surrounding them, the supposed UFO visits, or something else, they always seem a little more metaphysical than their peers. With ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2012

    Songs of Luxury & Materialism: Porsche's Place In Popular Music

    Behind every manufactured product there's a human being who designed it. Working alone or as part of group, they create and revise until that product is out in the world available for purchase. In the case of the Porsche 911 that man was Ferdinand Alexander Porsche, who passed away recently at the a ... More >>

  • Music

    January 19, 2012

    All Shook Up

    The Alabama Shakes ride their momentum right into Houston.

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2008

    Get Lit: Hot Burritos: The True Story of the Flying Burrito Brothers by John Einarson with Chris Hillman

    Texas supergroup the Flatlanders (although it still exists) may have been "more legend than a band" but the same could also be said for the Flying Burrito Brothers (above, with female friends). The pioneers of country-rock were a short-lived act that went though numerous lineup changes, but records ... More >>

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    September 26, 2008

    Get Lit: Skydog: The Duane Allman Story, by Randy Poe

    While the Allman Brothers Band will be celebrating their 40th anniversary next year with special projects and a tour, it’s hard to fathom that 37 of those years have gone by without one of the very siblings in the band’s name, lead guitarist Duane Allman. When he died in October 1971 in a motor ... More >>

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    March 12, 2008
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    May 16, 2007

    Alice Cooper: Golf Monster

    Alice Cooper has great advice for you, whether you’re a golfer or a rocker: “Surround yourself with the most interesting and talented people you can – celebrities, pros. Whoever plays better than you. Whoever inspires you.” For me, one of those people was Alice Cooper. In the early 19 ... More >>

  • Music

    September 28, 2006

    The 3700s

    The Nightfly spends $20 and three nights on one block

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    December 19, 1996
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    December 29, 1994

    Post-Christmas Clearance

    John Frusciante and Hildegard von Bingen never went to Festus, Missouri

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