The final installment of our Five States of Texas project brings it all back home, to the new state of Brazoria, encompassing all of Southeast Texas from the Brazos Valley to Sabine Pass.
Patron Saint: Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown. A master of rock and roll, country, Cajun/Creole, blues and jazz, n ... More >>
[Note: Part 1 is here, and the Eating Our Words entry that inspired this series is here.]
To tell the story of music in the Fifth Ward with anything like the sweep it deserves, we will have to go way back to the 19th century.
On a November day in 1898, Beulah Thomas was born to Fanny Bradley an ... More >>