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Rob Bowman

  • Music

    February 6, 2014

    A Houston Icon Passes

    Rest in peace Don Luis, the "Old Violin Man" of southeast Houston.

  • Blogs

    January 29, 2014

    The Shakespearian Story of Soulsville, U.S.A. Focus of New Book

    Respect Yourself: Stax Records and the Soul Explosion By Robert Gordon 384 pp. $30 Bloomsbury It's a story that any novelist or screenwriter would find fantastical. A white, middle-aged banker and part time country music fiddler with a hankering to get into the music business convinces his older ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2010

    The Musical Minds That Made Booker T The Soul Man He Is Today

    ​How good a musician is Booker T? Along with the rest of the MGs, the house band of seminal soul imprint Stax who had several instrumental hits of their own besides backing Stax's powerhouse roster (Rufus Thomas, Albert King, Sam & Dave, Otis Redding...) throughout the '60s, the Memphis-born m ... More >>

  • Film

    June 18, 1998

    X-Filer Fun

    Plot holes aside, Scully and Mulder once again manage to entertain

  • Culture

    May 19, 1994

    The Emperor of Swing

    Gilbert and Sullivan go steppin' out in TUTS' Hot Mikado

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