Petula Clark

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2014

    The Rocks Off 200: Erin Rodgers, the Keys to Glass the Sky

    Welcome to The Rocks Off 200, our portrait gallery of the most compelling profiles and personalities in the far-flung Houston music community -- a lot more than just musicians, but of course they're in there too. See the original Rocks Off 100 at this link. Who? Describing Glass the Sky's music is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2012

    Mud Sharks, Satanism and Stairways: The Truth About Zep!

    Get Lit: Led Zeppelin FAQ: All That's Left to Know About the Greatest Hard Rock Band of All Time By George Case 370 pp., $19.99, This entry into Backbeat's exhaustive and incredibly detailed FAQ series tackles the mighty Zep - so there's plenty of coverage about purported Sata ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 14, 2012
  • Culture

    May 24, 2012
  • Blogs

    January 26, 2012

    Before We Cared: 10 Bit Players Who Became Superstars

    On this day in 1965, British songstress Petula Clark reached number one on the charts with "Downtown," a pop classic with an unforgettable hook that has become a mainstay of oldies radio, film soundtracks and TV advertisements in the years since. The song even served as a plot point in an episode o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2010

    Sailing Away With Songs Of The Caribbean

    ‚ÄčA couple of years ago She Said was in Oslo, Norway, where she saw an exhibit by artist Tacita Dean chronicling the mysterious voyage of Donald Crowhurst. Dean found and photographed the Teignmouth Electron, the boat Crowhurst apparently abandoned, and collected newspaper articles from the circum ... More >>

  • Culture

    January 10, 2008

    "Nan Goldin: Stories Retold"

    Work reflects the horrors, pleasures and ravages of time

  • Music

    January 6, 2005

    Guilty Pleasures, Part II

    More music figures confess their deep, dark secrets

  • Music

    August 5, 2004


    Best by Far (Spun)

  • Music

    August 23, 2001


    At Tim Murrah's Metropol, it's about music, not style

  • Best of Houston

    September 21, 2000

    Best Place to Get a Traffic Ticket

    Revitalized section of downtown

  • Calendar

    December 17, 1998

    Night & Day

    December 17 - 23, 1998

  • Film

    June 9, 1994

    Music Man

    Glenn Gould gets a film portrait to match his genius