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Mac Davis

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2014

    Rolling Stone's Ridiculous Top 100 Country Songs: The Second Half

    Given the spread and the appeal-to-all-age-groups nature of Rolling Stone's "100 Greatest Country Songs of All Time," the possibility that the list was computer-generated seems more and more likely. Either that, or Rolling Stone is farming out its country blog to Best in Texas magazine? There are ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2013

    Shine a Light On Me: 40 Years of The Midnight Special

    Recently, I was swallowed under a wave of memories while channel surfing. Thanks to some infomercial hustlers who were selling a DVD collection, I was spending the first moments of a new Saturday watching scenes from The Midnight Special for the first time in more than 30 years. My eyes were fixe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2011

    Idol Beat: Fail To The King, Baby

    Coming to a county fair near you...​I'm going to hate tonight. For unlike these other liars on Idol who - to a one - claimed to have grown up in a Motown household, I really did grow up on Carole King. I have great fondness for Tapestry, which was in regular rotation when I was a kid, and have ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2010

    RIP, Dandy Don Meredith: Five Reasons To Mourn

    Don Meredith: Gone but not forgotten​Dandy Don Meredith, the carefree Cowboy and Monday Night Football star, is dead. He died at 72 last night in Santa Fe, N.M., where he'd been living a life decidedly out of the spotlight, ignoring most interview requests. He was one of a kind, and here are ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 25, 2010

    Cheaper to Keep Her

    One of Houston's own presents a story of the triumph of love

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2009

    A Musical Guide to Post-Secession Texas: "Palo Duro"

    View Five States of Texas in a larger map As any proud Texan can tell you, the Lone Star State is entitled constitutionally to split into five states if it so wishes. The scenario has rarely been more in the news than it has relatively recently, when Gov. Rick Perry played to the wingnut gallery in ... More >>

  • News

    May 13, 2004
  • Music

    December 5, 2002

    Kenny G.'s Revenge

    Smooth-jazz fans blast Racket

  • Music

    September 5, 2002

    Hide and Seek

    The pAper chAse isn't a weird band. You're just not paying close enough attention.

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