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    August 1, 2013

    Ten the Hard Way: Introducing the Houston Music Hall of Fame

    In honor of the 25th Annual Houston Press Music Awards, we present the Houston Music Hall of Fame.

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    October 5, 2012

    The Chitlin' Circuit: Road to Rock & Roll Ran Straight Through Houston

    Above: Walter Barnes and the Royal Creolians, the first kings of the Chitlin' Circuit Most music critics, writers, historians, and aficianados in Houston don't think this city has ever gotten enough credit for its contributions to blues, soul, and, the Holy Grail, the birth of rock and roll. Well, ... More >>

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    June 7, 2012

    Satin Doll

    Third Ward singer Jewel Brown once worked for both Louis Armstrong and Jack Ruby.

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    September 1, 2011

    Old School

    Musicians in their 70s and 80s are keeping Houston's traditional blues scene real.

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    April 12, 2007

    Classic Cuban CDs

    Reissues of six classic Cuban CDs

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2006

    Natalie He Ain't

    NBC/Today Show Felicia and Eric messed around with gender roles. So, I made sure to catch the Today show this morning, where a Houston couple, Felicia and Eric, are competing in "Today Throws a Wedding." Felicia is an assistant district attorney in Galveston, and Eric's a business systems analys ... More >>

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    December 30, 2004

    New Angels in Rock Heaven

    Scoring the grim reaper's 2004 harvest

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    December 2, 1999

    Tiny Tunes

    Little Jimmy Scott: The Savoy Years and More...

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    November 18, 1999

    One For All

    Sax giant Illinois Jacquet helped desegregate Houston audiences

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    October 7, 1999

    Straight Sambas

    Jazz pianist Danilo Perez mixes American and Latino traditions

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    September 2, 1999

    Soul Brother No. 1

    Top 10 reasons why Ray Charles is a genius

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    October 15, 1998
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    October 23, 1997
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    July 17, 1997
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    April 14, 1994

    The Horn of Africa

    Trumpeter Hugh Masekela hears the beat of the music in the world