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R. Eric Davis

  • Music

    September 1, 2011

    Old School

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

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2011

    Eldorado Ballroom: A Concise History By Dr. Roger Wood

    David Bush/ houstondeco.comThe Eldorado Ballroom in 2006​Rocks Off was pleased as punch to report last week that, thanks to the efforts of the Texas Blues Project's R. Eric Davis and Project Row Houses, which has owned the historic Third Ward venue since 1999, the Eldorado Ballroom will receiv ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2010

    Lightnin' Hopkins Finally Gets What's Coming To Him

    This week Rocks Off is counting down our choices for the Top 5 local music stories of 2010. Matthew KeeverR. Eric Davis, Texas Johnny Brown and Milton Hopkins at the Lightnin' Hopkins Historical Marker dedication ceremony, November 13​WHAT HAPPENED? Coming in at No. 5 on our year-end list is ... More >>

  • Music

    November 18, 2010

    Sam's Place

    Lightnin' Hopkins finally gets his own historical marker.

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2010

    Lightnin' Hopkins Dedication Draws Overflow Crowd

    Photos by Matthew KeeverL-R: R. Eric Davis, Texas Johnny Brown, Milton Hopkins. For more photos from Saturday, see our slideshow here.​Lightnin' Hopkins is official. Saturday morning, a crowd that overflowed the tent erected due to the inclement weather (though it never actually rained) showe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2010

    Lightnin' Hopkins' Six Best Songs, By Mr. Blues In Hi-Fi

    ​Tomorrow, Rocks Off - and, we hope, a lot of our readers - will drag our raggedy asses out of bed and over to Project Row Houses in Third Ward at 10 a.m. to witness something incredible: The dedication of a Texas State Historical Marker to the greatest bluesman to ever hang his hat in Houston ... More >>

  • Music

    November 11, 2010
  • Blogs

    September 17, 2010

    Lightnin' Hopkins Marker Cast, Ready For Dedication

    ​Good news on the Lightnin' Hopkins historical marker front: It officially exists. R. Eric Davis, who raised the necessary funds and successfully petitioned the Texas Historical Commission to approve the marker, has received the monument to the legendary bluesman who spent the majority of his ... More >>

  • Music

    June 17, 2010

    Road Dogs

    LP on the way, Houston's American Fangs stay sharp through constant touring.

  • Music

    February 11, 2010

    Lightnin' Strikes

    The late legendary Houston bluseman finally gets an official historical marker.

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